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Recent Developments in Pharmacotherapy for Depression presented by Kacy Richmond, MD

  • 09 Nov 2022
  • 9:00 AM - 10:30 AM
  • The Grove at Randolph Bar and Grill, 517 NJ-10E, Randolph, NJ
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    You are invited to join us at our monthly breakfast program:

    Recent Developments in Pharmacotherapy for Depression

    Presented by

    Kacy Richmond, MD

    Dr. Richmond is a board-certified adult psychiatrist practicing in Morristown, NJ with Pegasus Psychiatric Associates.  She completed her psychiatry residency training at the University of New Mexico.  She graduated from Rutgers New Jersey Medical School and Haverford College.  She has a master’s degree in Molecular Biology from the University of Wyoming, was a Fulbright Scholar in Chile, and is fluent in Spanish.  She also worked in a psychiatric hospital in Auckland New Zealand for one year as part of her residency training.  Her interests include cross cultural psychiatry and the expressive arts in psychiatry. 

    This talk will cover treatments for unipolar and bipolar depression approved by the FDA within the last 5 years, including Auvelity (2022), Caplyta (2021), Spravato (2019), Zulresso (2019), Vraylar (2019) and Latuda (2018) and barriers to access in New Jersey.  We will also discuss why new is not always better, the role of genetic testing, and experimental treatments for depression.    

    Learning Objectives:

    1.     Develop knowledge regarding new treatments for unipolar and bipolar depression.

    2.     Learn about the barriers to access of new treatments.

    3.     Understand the role of genetic testing in depression.


    This program is intended for psychologists, psychiatrists, social workers, nurses, mental health counselors, marriage and family therapists, and graduate students. It will be presented at an intermediate level, meant for those with some prior knowledge of the subject matter. The presenter does not have any commercial support and/ or conflict of interest for this program.

    When:      Wednesday, November 9, 2022

                     9:00-10:30 am

    Where:    The Grove at Randolph Bar and Grill

                     517 NJ-10E

                     Randolph, NJ 07869

                     (Location is ADA accessible) American with Disabilities Act

                     accomodations are available upon request. Requests must by

                     made at least 14 days prior to the event. Please contact Hayley

                     Hirschmann, Ph.D. for more details. 

    Cost:         $35 (non-MCPA members)

                      $29 (MCP members)

                      $18 student members

    Please register online by Monday, November 7th 2022 at www.mcpanj.com.

    Contact:   Hayley Hirschmann at hhirschmann@morrispsych.com if you have any questions or prefer not to register online. Anyone requesting accommodations as per Americans with Disabilities Act, please contact Hayley Hirschmann 14 days ahead of the zoom event.


    1.0   CE Credit Available
    This program is co-sponsored by NJPA and the Morris County Psychological Association. NJPA is approved by the American Psychological Association to sponsor continuing education for psychologists.  NJPA maintains responsibility for this program and its content.  NJPA ensures that permission to use proprietary information, and steps to safeguard such information, are discussed with presenters at NJPA sponsored programs.  No materials (physical or electronic) provided to attendees at such programs may be shared.

    This program is approved for 1 CE credit. The cost of a CE Certificate is $15 for NJPA members, $25 for non-members, and free for sustaining members.

    Refunds will be granted for cancellations more than 24 hours in advance of the event start time or due to technological difficulties with the zoom process.

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