Membership Has Benefits!
The Maine Association of Psychiatric Physicians is a district branch of the American Psychiatric Association and is the only association representing psychiatrists in the State of Maine.
The American Psychiatric Association is our voice in the nation’s capital. We work with our elected representatives, federal agencies, and national groups like NAMI to achieve fair access to quality care for our patients, fair treatment for our profession, and to promote a healthy society.
The Maine Association of Psychiatric Physicians is our voice in local and state mental health systems. We ensure access to essential mental health services. We engage psychiatric residents and faculty in the broader psychiatric community and ensure a proper professional environment for psychiatrists who work in public and private organized systems of care.
Your membership ensures that in a rapidly changing health care environment, you and your profession survive.
Your concurrent membership in the Mane Association of Psychiatric Physicians (MAPP) and the American Psychiatric Association (APA), ensures that your professional interests and those of your patients are represented at the local, state, and national levels.
Combined, these organizations have proven advocacy, educational programs, professional benefits, and career assistance necessary for psychiatric physicians to succeed in today’s world.