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The Psychiatric Society of Virginia is a district branch of the American Psychiatric Association, with over 500 member psychiatrists. PSV focuses its efforts on advocacy of mental health issues, the advancement of psychiatry, and service to the community.



Governor McAuliffe signs into law key mental health reform legislation

On Thursday, May8th 2014 at St. Joseph’s Villa in Richmond, VA the Governor held a signing ceremony to pass into law key mental health legislation approved by the General Assembly.


After the signing ceremony Governor McAuliffe chats with Dr. Adam Kaul, PSV Past-President, while Dr. Bill Hazel, Secretary of Health and Human Resources, looks on.

Click here for a complete list of the bills.

Senator Creigh Deeds accepts award for Legislator of the Year from the Psychiatric Society of Virginia

Pictured from left to right Susan Waller, MD, Varun Choudhary, MD, Rizwan Ali, MD, PSV President, Senator Creigh Deeds, Brian Wood, DO, PSV President Elect, Helen Foster, MD, Adam Kaul, MD, Past President, Caroline Coster, MD



Mental Health Reform: Virginia register of available inpatient psychiatric beds goes live
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For latest update on The Virginia Acute Psychiatric and CSB Bed Registry Initiative from the Virginia Department of Behavioral Health and Developmental Services (DBHDS) click here.



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