The July 2014 NTSPP Advocacy Bulletin ~ Summer Reading

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GIVE to NTSPP ACE Funds ~ Advocacy Charity Education ~ fully tax deductible ~ Honor a person or organization

TWO WAYS TO GIVE and HONOR/MEMORIALIZE a colleague, family member, admired community activitist, organization, etc. through a tax-deductible contribution to our ACE Funds*.

I. GIVE to the NORTH TEXAS HELP website NTSPP ACE Fund
To honor a person or organization, be sure to
(1) fill out that information in the “honoree and donor” small text box within your order form along with their personal or contact information for notification
(2)  list how you wish to be named as donor.
Or email us at NTSPPchapter@gmail.com with that information.

TO GIVE TO NORTH TEXAS HELP WEBSITE NTSPP ACE FUND CLICK HERE:


AND/OR

II. GIVE TO the GENERAL NTSPP ACE FUND
To honor a person or organization, be sure to
(1) fill out that information in the “honoree and donor” small text box in your order form along with their personal or contact information for notification
(2) list how you wish to be named as donor.
Or email us at NTSPPchapter@gmail.com with that information.

TO GIVE TO the GENERAL NTSPP ACE FUND, CLICK HERE:


*For NTSPP ACE Fund background and the honoree list to date please see http://ntspp.org/?p=350
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Advertisement Rates & Policy: Employment, Office Space, Programs

ADVERTISE YOUR OFFICE SPACE, EMPLOYMENT OPENING, PROGRAM: Continue reading

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PUBLIC INPUT requested by DSHS on inpatient psychiatric care: Brief survey due by July 11 midnight

July 9, 2014 12:00 pmtoJuly 11, 2014 11:59 pm

DSHS is seeking public input regarding inpatient psychiatric care as directed by Rider 83 following the 83rd Legislative Session held in 2013.

Rider 83 requires DSHS to develop a 10-year plan for the provision of psychiatric inpatient hospitalization to persons served by the department, and requires DSHS to obtain public input as part of the planning process. The plan must consider timely access to patient care in the least restrictive setting clinically appropriate, best practices in psychiatric inpatient care, opportunities for patients to receive care closer to their homes, and efficient use of state resources.

All DSHS stakeholders are invited to complete the brief survey athttps://www.surveymonkey.com/s/Rider83Survey before midnight on July 11, 2014. Please feel free to share this link via email, your website, and/or social media.

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Catch up on all the Advocacy Bulletins of the NTSPP Executive Council

December 2010 ~ Can We Afford NOT to Support Mental Health Interventions in Our Corrections System?

January 2011 ~ From the President of NTSPP

September 2011 ~ From the Public Psychiatry Committee of NTSPP to Texas State Legislators

July 2012 ~ Using Public Mental Health Funds Wisely: The Clubhouse Model

August 2012 ~ The Significant Public Health Problem of Serious Mental Illness and Addiction

September 2012 ~ Maintaining Quality Care for Persons with Mental Illness

April 2013 ~ Is North Texas Ready for the Future of Public Mental Health?

***NEW***

July 2014 ~ Summer Reading

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17 May Saturday 8:30 to 5 pm at UTSWMC: FREE and Open to Public ~ Public Mental Health Care: Models, Choices & Opportunities

May 17, 2014
8:30 amto5:00 pm

Saturday, May 17th:  8:30 am to 5:00 pm
UT Southwestern Medical Center Psychiatry Update Series Presents:

Public Mental Health Care:  Models, Choices & Opportunities

More information & Required Pre-Registration at:
https://cme.utsouthwestern.edu/content/rp1405b or
www.utsouthwestern.edu/cme

Attendance is COMPLIMENTARY thanks to our Sponsors:
The Meadows Mental Health Policy Institute of Texas
The North Texas Society of Psychiatric Physicians

 



 

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3 May 2014 Saturday from 9:00 to 11:30 am ~ Hurricane Emergency Local Preparedness training

May 3, 2014
9:00 amto11:30 am

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24 April 2014 6:30 pm ~ NTSPP Thursday Dinner Program ~ Carol Tamminga MD “Research Approaches to Biological Categorization”

April 24, 2014
6:30 pmto9:00 pm

NTSPP 4th Thursday Dinner Program for all psychiatrists and psychiatrists in training:
Thursday April 24, 2014 from 6:30 PM to 9:00 PM
Beautiful Private Setting 
Three-course Seated Dinner ~  Cash Bar ~ Free Garage Parking

“Research Approaches to Biological Categorization”
Carol Tamminga MD Continue reading

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