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The Iowa Psychiatric Society is an association of physicians dedicated to promoting excellence in psychiatric care.

IPS Members: Please visit the  Members Only section  Log In using your APA Username and Password.
If you don't have your login passwords, call APA at 1-888-357-7924


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APA Twitter Chat on Holiday Mental Health

On Thursday, Dec. 3 at 1 p.m., APA will co-host a Twitter chat on Holiday Mental Health with the Association for Behavior Health and Wellness’s Stamp Out Stigma campaign. Seasonal affective disorder, stress and a host of other issues will be covered. Follow the hashtag #SOSChat to join the conversation.

APA Meetings App Now Available

APA’s new meetings app was rolled out during IPS: The Mental Health Services Conference to great success, and is available now on the Apple App Store and Google Play.  The app, developed with help from tech company DoubleDutch, can be used on your phone, tablet and laptop. To download the app, visit psychiatry.org/app.

2016 Membership Dues

 The deadline to pay 2016 Membership dues is Dec. 31, 2015. To renew today, you can pay online, pay by phone at (888) 357-792, or enroll in the scheduled payment plan to pay your dues on the schedule most convenient for you: monthly, quarterly, biannually or annually.

New APA Member Benefit Connects Patients with Psychiatrists

APA has launched a new tool to help patients find and connect with psychiatrists across the United States and Canada – the Find a Psychiatrist database. APA members accepting new patients are invited to opt in to the database by clicking here. If you have questions or need help, please contact APA Customer Service at 1-888-35-PSYCH or email apa@psych.org.







Decisions made by Iowa’s General Assembly have an impact every day on physicians, patients, and the practice of medicine in our state. To educate lawmakers and ensure physicians have a voice in the legislative process, Iowa Psychiatric Society invites you to join the Iowa Medical Society and your colleagues from across Iowa for this vital day of grassroots advocacy.

The times are 12:00 pm – 4:00 p.m


Mental Health Awareness Observances—November

National Alzheimer’s Awareness Month

Mental Health Wellness Week (Nov. 8-14)

Great American Smokeout (Nov. 20)

International Survivors of Suicide Loss Day (Nov. 21)


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RAP teams help families with:

·          Navigating the education system

·          Exploring insurance coverage and payment options for Applied Behavior Analysis and other needs

·          Communicating with diagnostic facilities and healthcare providers

·          Finding an advocacy or family support group

·          Connecting to ASD resources and information

 For more information on eligibility requirements for ASP, please contact Peggy Swails at peggy-swails@uiowa.edu.


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