Date of creation : 1990-01-01
Number of members : 510
Objectives and mission of the association
Lithuanian Psychiatric Association is the largest organisation in Lithuania for mental health professionals whose mission is to ensure the care of community mental health.
Established in 1990 it currently has been joined by the majority of Lithuanian psychiatrists.
Lithuanian Psychiatric Association (LPA) works in close cooperation with other state institutions in order to shape state mental health policy.
While gathering psychiatry experts in Lithuania the organisation is actively cooperating with partners in Lithuania and abroad and is a member of such well-respected organisations as Joint Committee of the Nordic Psychiatric Associations, European Psychiatric Association and World Psychiatric Association.
The main objective of the association is to unite psychiatrists, psychotherapists, residents, and public organisations of Republic of Lithuania that are concerned with mental health.
President : Prof Alvydas NAVICKAS