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APsaA Urges President to Remember Promises to Fight for LGBTQ Americans

Leading Psychoanalytic Association Urges President Trump to Remember Campaign Promises to Fight for LGBTQ Americans 

News: APsaA Calls on Governor Snyder to Apologize, Lead By Example

 
AMERICAN PSYCHOANALYTIC GROUP CALLS ON GOVERNOR SNYDER TO APOLOGIZE TO FLINT RESIDENTS, LEAD BY EXAMPLE
 
New York, NY – March 8, 2016 – Mental Health experts from the American Psychoanalytic Association are calling on Governor Rick Snyder to lead by example and address the social and emotional damage caused to citizens by the Flint water crisis.
 

Blog: Psychological Damage to the Children of Flint Michigan

“If you were going to put something in a population to keep them down for generations to come, it would be lead,” said Dr. Hanna-Attisha of Flint, Michigan.

Blog: #LetLanceDance - APsaA Commemorates #SpiritDay

News: Psychoanalytic Perspective on Suicide Prevention

 

Psychoanalytic Perspective for Preventing Suicide

National Suicide Prevention Week – September 7-13, 2015

New York, NY - September 7th, 2015 – Psychoanalysts understand that suicide is often caused by a culmination of a long history of emotional trauma, highly distressing life events and underlying mental illness, such as depression, anxiety and PTSD. 

SVI Blog: The Meaning of Decorations

When the veteran speaks of decorations, many feelings may surface. And when, on Memorial Day or Veterans Day, we see veterans don their uniforms for parades, the glittering, attractive face of the decoration is seen but the obverse lies dark against the veteran’s chest. The metaphorical meanings of that darkness may reach far deeper.

A Preview of the January 2014 SVI Meeting

As has become traditional, the Service Members and Veterans Initiative holds an open meeting at APsaA's National Meeting in January. This year’s meeting is on Wednesday from 12-1:30. All interested meeting attendees are welcome. This year, the SVI meeting will feature a discussion of Harold Kudler's essay, What is PTSD…And Who is it For? Dr.