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AACAP 2024 Legislative Conference and Assembly Meeting

April 14 - April 16

Share your expertise to inform policies that promote equitable access to high-quality pediatric mental health care and that grow a diverse child and adolescent psychiatry workforce!

This is a key opportunity for AACAP members of all career levels to meet with members of Congress and their legislative staff to promote children’s mental health and efforts to support the psychiatry workforce. Legislative Conference participants will engage in advocacy training, mental health policy discussions, and in-person meetings with Members of Congress and their staff.

Conference registration is FREE, and open to AACAP members only. Please visit the Academy’s website for more information.

About Chris Thurstone

Dr. Christian Thurstone is one of only a few dozen physicians in the United States who are board-certified in general, child and adolescent and addictions psychiatry. He is Director of Behavioral Health Services at Denver Health and a professor of psychiatry at the University of Colorado, where he conducts research on youth substance use and addiction and serves as director of medical training for the university’s addiction psychiatry fellowship program. You can read more about him here.


April 14
April 16
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American Academy of Child and Adolescent Psychiatry
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