AAEP Mission Statement
AAEP promotes timely, compassionate, and effective mental health services, regardless of ability to pay, in all crisis and emergency care settings.
AAEP represents a multidisciplinary professional membership by:
The Benefits of Membership
The American Association for Emergency Psychiatry offers countless benefits to its members. Membership includes discounted rates to our events and conferences; access to our journal, online career center, list serve, quarterly newsletter; networking opportunities; professional development; and, much more. Join AAEP today to ensure your professional development, access to an unparalleled network, and to be part of a unified voice for emergency mental health.
What is Emergency Psychiatry?
Emergency Psychiatry is the clinical application of psychiatry in emergency settings. Conditions requiring psychiatric interventions may include attempted suicide, substance abuse, depression, psychosis, violence or other rapid changes in behavior. The AAEP sponsors educational programs and provides a network of experts to address clinical, educational, administrative, research and legal programs for the diverse disciplines involved in emergency psychiatry.
IPS: The Mental Health Services Conference • October 6 - 9, 2016
Join AAEP for AAEP-hosted sessions at the IPS Conference. Stay tuned for more information.
7th Annual National Update on Behavioral Emergencies • December 7 - 9, 2016
AAEP members will receive a discount to the 7th Annual NUBE Conference. To download the flyer, CLICK HERE.
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