The Georgia Psychiatric Physicians Association is a district branch of The American Psychiatric Association.  We are the only statewide organization representing Georgia psychiatrists and their patients. Our members are dedicated to promoting professional values and ethics in the practice of psychiatry; improving patient access to quality mental health care; lifelong learning and professional development; and supporting education and advocacy for our profession, our patients and their families.


2021 GPPA Summer CME Meeting

Join us in Ponte Vedra, FL for the 2021 Summer CME Meeting!  We can't wait to see you there!  Register today!

 To make a reservation at the Ponte Vedra Inn & Club, please click here.


Emotional Support Line for Georgians Impacted by Covid-19 – Text/Chat Features

The Georgia Department of Behavioral Health and Developmental Disabilities (DBHDD) provides support for citizens impacted by COVID-19. Their services include the following: Emotional Support Counselors via telephone and text daily from the hours of 8:00 am through 11:00 pm, assisting individuals in understanding their current situations and reactions to COVID-19, discussing stress management and coping skills when dealing with isolation, high feelings of stress, depression, and being overwhelmed, and also providing links to referral sources and community resources.

Please see the two flyers below that include brief information about the program and the contact number for their Crisis Hotline. This support line can be a beneficial tool for front-line workers along with populations being served. 






2021 GPPA Annual Virtual Winter CME Meeting

Register to watch the sessions On Demand until December 31, 2021 and earn CE Credit! 

The 2021 Winter Meeting was recorded so you're able to watch all of the sessions on demand and receive CE credit.

Register to watch the 2021 sessions below! 


 COVID-19 & Mental Health

The APA has posted an excellent resource regarding COVID-19 and mental health. Click here to view

Also please see the compiled PDF below containing multiple COVID-19 Resources for your review. We have also included a CISA Memorandum on Identification of Essential Critical Infrastructure Workers as well as a CMS Medicare Provider Enrollment FAQ Sheet.