Please contact for press inquiries,  media features, or position statements. A selection of prior media features is sampled below.
Moran. M. “New Caucus on Social Determinants of Mental Health to Meet During Annual Meeting.” Psychiatric News. 27 Mar 2023.

APA Foundation. “What You Should Know About the 988 Suicide & Crisis Lifeline.” Mentally Healthy Nation Podcast. 17 Aug 2022.

Richmond, L. “Transition to 988 Offers Opportunity to Transform Crisis Care.” Psychiatric News. 29 Dec 2021. 

Tully-Mcmanus, K. “New York, Florida and Oklahoma walk into a voting booth...” POLITICO. 23 Aug 2022

Mecija, M. “AB 988: New mental health legislation and a mother's crusade to honor her son.” ABC 10 News San Diego. 21 Apr 2021.

Rafla-Yuan, E. “Opinion: As a psychiatrist, I have seen how the current emergency response system fails my patients.” The San Diego Union-Tribune. 19 Apr 2021.

O’Konnor, K. “People With Mental Illness Should Be Given Priority for COVID-19 Vaccination, APA Says.” Psychiatric News. American Psychiatric Association Publishing. 25 Mar 2021.

Rakshit, D. “Poor Mental Health Linked to Cardiovascular Diseases: Research.” The Swaddle. 02 Feb 2021.

Gold, S. “Let’s Talk About Anxiety.” HealthCentral. 27 Jan 2021.

Hicks, T. “How Improving Your Mental Health Will Help Your Overall Physical Health.” Healthline. 24 Jan 2021.
O’Konnor, K. “California Passes Law Based on Wit v. UBH Case.” Psychiatric News. American Psychiatric Association Publishing. Published Online 24 Nov 2020.

Borreli, L. “Can You Use Melatonin for Anxiety? Here’s What You Need to Know.” The Healthy. 30 Sept, 2020.

Johnson, S. “Healthcare leadership lacks the racial diversity needed to reduce health disparities.” Modern Healthcare. 29 Aug 2020.

Rafla-Yuan, Eric, and Janet Ma. A Southern California Outbreak Highlights Failures of the American Health Care System., 3 Aug. 2020,

Richmond, L. Trump’s ‘Public Charge’ Rule Takes Effect; Discourages Use of Safety-Net Services. Psychiatric News. American Psychiatric Association Publishing. Published Online 10 Apr 2020:

Saline, B. The Talkspace Guide to Psychiatry. Talkspace. 07 Dec 2020.  

Kowarski, I. How to Fulfill Med School Admission Requirements. U.S. News & World Report. 16 Apr, 2020.
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