A non profit organization, dedicated to providing resources and educational workshops to mental health professionals in nevada.



Mental Health Peer Connections


2 CEUs (Board Approval Number Pending)

Location:  Northern NV HOPES,  580 W. 5th Street, 3rd Floor, Reno 89503

Presenter:   Dr Philip Malinas

Board-certified Child, Adolescent and Adult Psychiatrist who has been in practice for 25 years.  During that time he has been the medical director of Ventura County Children's Mental Health, of West Hills Hospital and Willow Springs Center, and is currently the Medical Director of Northern Nevada Adult Mental Health Services and of the Rural Clinics of the State of Nevada.  He also maintains a private practice in Reno.  He teaches psychiatry residents, medical students and nurse practitioners.  He is a Fellow of the American Psychiatric Association and is an officer of the Nevada Psychiatric Association for which he organizes an annual psychopharmacology update that draws over 1500 prescribers from around the country to Las Vegas each February.
Learning Objectives:

Become an informed clinician! After attending this presentation the attendee will be familiar with the medications that are used to treat most mental illnesses including common side-effects.


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Dr Philip Malinas


Saturday,  April 21st

An Overview of Currently Used Psychotropic Medications