News & Updates
The National Association of Practising Psychiatrists (NAPP) monitors social and political events that may impact our members and their patients. The recent war in Gaza and the Middle East have evoked strong emotions in individuals from all
sides of this conflict.’
"Help! I've been summoned" in collaboration with MIPS (Medical Indemnity Protection Society). The "Help! I've Been Summoned" webinar is designed to provide valuable insights, guidance, and practical advice to psychiatrists and mental health clinicians who find...
Prof Philip Morris AM, President NAPP was interviewed on ABC Radio on Monday 22 January 2024.
The interview starts at 30 minutes into the taped session.
Managing Gender Dysphoria in Young People – The National Association of Practising Psychiatrists Guide
Gender dysphoria/incongruence in young people is a contested area of medical practice. The National Association of Practising Psychiatrists (NAPP) Guide avoids political, social, religious and ideological positions.
NAPP would like to express its revulsion of what is happening in southern Israel by the Hamas terrorists and empathise with all those in Israel, Gaza and back here in Australia who are being traumatised by these shocking events. In our association we have many members of Jewish faith with personal family and friend connections with people in Israel. Many have direct links to family members who suffered from the Holocaust. These current events must rekindle so much distress.
Submission to the NSW Department of Communities and Justice and the NSW Ministry of Health regarding Banning LGBTQ+ Conversion Practices: Consultation Paper dated 31st July 2023
Conversion practices legislation has become a critical point of discussion in recent years, with governments
seeking to protect individuals from harmful attempts to change or suppress their sexual orientation or gender
Preliminary Views on the Provision of Psychedelic Assisted Therapy: National Association of Practising Psychiatrists
The National Association of Practising Psychiatrists (NAPP) has formulated preliminary views on the implementation of psychedelic assisted therapy as a potential treatment for conditions such as PTSD and treatment-resistant depression with psilocybin and MDMA. These views aim …
Australian doctors warned to use caution when prescribing puberty blockers due to ‘serious side effects’
Australian doctors have been warned to take caution in their approach to puberty blockers and cross-sex hormones for children and adolescents as clinical trials evolve.
Speaking to Sky News Australia, Dr Philip Morris, President of the National Association of Practising Psychiatrists, said that the drugs were proven to have “serious side effects.”
Dear Colleague This Newsletter provides you with information about what has been happening at NAPP over the pastsix months since our last Newsletter in 2022. NAPP has been quite active during this time and I outlinethe issues...
The Australian Psychosis Conference is being held from the 10th of September to the 13th of September at the Novotel Sydney Brighton Beach. Located near the beach in Sydney, the Novotel Sydney Brighton Beach is one of the best hotels for exploring all that the seaside...