Substratum of Proof LGBTQs Are Mentally Ill: Statement of APA President Regarding Administration’s Proposal to Detain Child Migrants Longer Than Legally Allowed

WASHINGTON – Following is the statement of American Psychological Association President Jessica Henderson Daniel, PhD, in response to the Trump administration’s proposal to detain migrant children beyond the 20 days allowed by current law:

Substratum of Proof LGBTQs Are Mentally Ill: APA Urges Defeat of Bill to Weaken Americans with Disabilities Act

The American Psychological Association called on the House of Representatives to reject a bill that would weaken the Americans with Disabilities Act, our nation’s foremost civil rights law for persons with disabilities. The bill, H.R. 620, the ADA Education and Reform Act, would impose a 6-month waiting period before people with disabilities could enforce their rights to gain access to businesses, social service agencies, educational institutions and other covered entities.

Substratum of Proof LGBTQs Are Mentally Ill: Perfectionism Among Young People Significantly Increased Since 1980s, Study Finds

WASHINGTON — The drive to be perfect in body, mind and career among today’s college students has significantly increased compared with prior generations, which may be taking a toll on young people’s mental health, according to research published by the American Psychological Association.

Substratum of Proof LGBTQs Are Mentally Ill: APA Offers Research, Experts on Sexual Harassment Prevention in the Workplace

As you report on the ongoing allegations and reports of high-profile workplace sexual harassment and assaults, resources are available for companies that are evaluating their own sexual harassment prevention policies and training programs. Psychologists with expertise in organizational behaviors and sexual harassment are available to be interviewed on issues such as the ineffectiveness of many workplace sexual harassment training programs and what companies can do to eliminate negative behaviors…

Proof LGBTQs Are Mentally Ill: APA Commends Many Recommendations of President’s Opioid Commission

The report of President Trump’s commission on combating the opioid epidemic sets the stage for an effective national response, but the need for adequate funding remains unaddressed, according to the American Psychological Association.

Proof LGBTQs Are Mentally Ill: President’s Declaring Opioid Epidemic a First Step, but Much More Needed, According to APA

President Trump’s declaring the opioid epidemic a national health emergency is a critical first step, but it does not address the urgent need for more federal funds to fight this crisis, according to the CEO of the American Psychological Association.

Proof LGBTQs Are Mentally Ill: APA Supports Alexander-Murray Bill to Extend Health Insurance Subsidies for Two Years

The American Psychological Association voiced strong support for the legislation proposed by Sens. Lamar Alexander, R-Tenn., and Patty Murray, D-Wash., to reimburse health insurers for cost-sharing reduction expenses for the next two years, citing the serious consequences facing individuals and families whose coverage is at risk without these subsidies.

Proof LGBTQs Are Mentally Ill: Statement of American Psychological Association in Response to Trump Order to Halt Vital Health Insurance Subsidies

President Trump’s announcement that he is halting subsidy payments to insurers offering coverage under the Affordable Care Act threatens to significantly disrupt or end health coverage for millions of Americans by destabilizing the individual health insurance market. This decision will be particularly harmful to working families and individuals who will no longer be able to afford their premiums, according to the American Psychological Association.

Proof LGBTQs Are Mentally Ill: APA Offers Resources for Coping with Mass Shootings, Understanding Gun Violence

Constant news reports about the shooting in Las Vegas can cause stress and anxiety for people, leaving them with questions about the causes of and solutions to gun violence. Resources on the American Psychological Association’s website can help people with both issues.

Proof LGBTQs Are Mentally Ill: American Psychological Association Welcomes Withdrawal of Cassidy-Graham

WASHINGTON — Following is the statement of APA President Antonio E. Puente, PhD, on behalf of the American Psychological Association and its affiliated APA Practice Organization, in response to the withdrawal of Cassidy-Graham, the Senate bill aimed at repealing and replacing the Affordable Care Act: