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As you shop online this holiday season (and throughout the year), please consider designating the Psychiatric Foundation of North Carolina as your charity of choice. When you make an Amazon purchase, use this link to access Amazon and make a purchase like you normally would. There is no additional cost to you and no order information is shared, but the Foundation will earn revenue. Please bookmark and use this link every time you shop at Amazon. Please be sure to enter "Psychiatric Foundation of North Carolina" in the search bar the very first time you use the link.


Renew Your Membership

Membership of the North Carolina Psychiatric Association (NCPA) and the American Psychiatric Association (APA) are up for renewal on a calendar year basis. Member dues for both NCPA and APA billed together through the APA's centralized dues billing and membership renewal processes. Members may renew in one of four ways:

Please don't hesitate to contact us if you have specific question regarding your NCPA member benefits. Thank you for your continued NCPA and APA membership!


STOP Act Opioid E-prescribing Requirement In Effect Jan. 1, 2020

Intended to prevent and reduce prescription opioid misuse, the STOP Act was signed by the governor in June 2017. (Click here to read the "What Psychiatrists Need to Know" article about the STOP Act from the October 2017 NCPA News.) Part of the law requires all prescriptions for Schedule II and Schedule III opioids and narcotics be electronically prescribed as of January 1, 2020. 

Click here for more information on the STOP Act from the NC Medical Board.


New Involuntary Commitment Forms Required Beginning 10/1/19

Effective October 1, 2019 new forms will be required for involuntary commitment processing in North Carolina. These new forms, along a fact sheet, and FAQ will be available for download on the NC DMH/DD/SAS website. Questions about any of the changes and forms can be directed to [email protected].

NEW! First IVC Exam Form

NEW! 24 Hour Facility IVC Exam Form

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The North Carolina Psychiatric Association is a professional medical organization that represents more than 900 psychiatrists statewide; it is the district branch of the American Psychiatric Association. Members receive many member benefits, including dual membership in the state and national associations.

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Looking for a New Psychiatrist?

Our Find a Doctor search may be able to help you find a new psychiatrist. The psychiatrists listed in this directory are NCPA members who have chosen to submit the information about their practices to this directory. Individual physicians are responsible for the accuracy of this information; NCPA does not make patient referrals.

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