Advocacy Priorities

NJPA Position Statement Opposing the Legalization of Marijuana

NJPA Board approved, September 14, 2016. Read More

A Marijuana and Youth Fact Sheet

Brain development continues until the age of 25 and marijuana use during this time is associated with decreased brain connections and volumes in areas involved with memory, decision-making, self-control, and […]. Read More

Medication Assisted Treatment Training Information

Access buprenorphine prescriber training, receive CME credits, and choose from on-line, live or book-based learning opportunities. Read More

Substance Use Disorder: Patient and Family Resources from the APA

Familiarize yourself with patient and family resources and access printable materials you can post or distribute. Read More

APA Position Statement on Substance Use Disorder

Recognizing that psychiatrists have an essential role in the clinical care, research, teaching, and advocacy of issues related to substance use and treating substance use disorder, In July 2019 the […]. Read More

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