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2014-07-31 23:17:53

New study suggests 80% of US adults with severe mental illness are unemployed. Fort Lauderdale, Fla (PRWEB) July 31, 2014 Behavioral health expert Ben Brafman knows that returning to the work force can be an important part of recovering from a mental health disorder. New statistics from the National Alliance on Mental Illness (NAMI) show that among those receiving public mental health services in the US, around 80 percent are unemployed. These results were gleaned from a state-by-state...

2014-07-17 16:26:48

Funded by Mental Health Services Act through the California Department of Mental Health LOS ANGELES, July 17, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Several students from The Chicago School of Professional Psychology's (TCSPP) Clinical Forensic Psychology and Clinical Psychology Doctoral (Psy.D.) Programs are among 37 psychology students in California who have received an internship stipend through the California Psychology Internship Council (CAPIC). The Chicago School is the leading...

2014-05-14 16:25:33

Student Films Recognized for Communicating Mental Health Awareness SACRAMENTO, Calif., May 14, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Twelve films created by California high school and University of California (UC) students were announced as statewide winners in the second annual Directing Change Video Contest during a ceremony held yesterday afternoon as part of Mental Health Matters Day. The student video contest, sponsored by the California Mental Health Services Authority (CalMHSA), empowers young people...

2014-05-09 23:05:31

Entertainment Industries Council releases guiding principles for mental health and suicide prevention language and social media usage. Los Angeles, CA (PRWEB) May 09, 2014 The Entertainment Industries Council’s (EIC) TEAM Up (Tools for Entertainment and Media) has released first-of-its-kind Social Media Guidelines for Mental Health Promotion and Suicide Prevention, a set of tools that assist people in safely and effectively talking about mental health and suicide-related issues via...

2014-05-08 23:04:34

Developed by Entertainment Industries Council’s TEAM Up, and Backed by National Association of Broadcasters and Radio Television Digital News Association, New Tools Show Opportunity to Use Social Media to Prevent Suicide and Improve Mental Health Los Angeles, CA (PRWEB) May 08, 2014 The Entertainment Industries Council’s (EIC) TEAM Up (Tools for Entertainment and Media) has released the first-of-its-kind Social Media Guidelines for Mental Health Promotion and Suicide Prevention, a set...

2014-04-23 16:28:55

Initiative Ensures Government Accountability, Provides Billions in Federal Matching Funds SAN DIEGO, April 23, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- A broad coalition of health care providers and community groups announced today that they have collected and are submitting more than one million voter signatures statewide in order to qualify the Medi-Cal Funding and Accountability Act of 2014 for the November ballot. The measure builds upon SB 239, an important bipartisan agreement passed...

2014-03-08 23:01:07

Jamboree Housing Corporation, one of California’s leading community development organizations specializing in affordable housing, announced the grand opening of Doria Apartment Homes Phase II in Irvine - designed for workforce families who earn 30% to 60% of area median income (AMI). Doria is the first rental property to be developed and completed by Jamboree in joint venture with the Irvine Community Land Trust (ICLT), the only land trust established by a cooperative municipality in...

2014-03-05 12:26:36

EVENT HIGHLIGHTS SERVICES TO HELP WITH INVISIBLE WOUNDS OF WAR SAN DIEGO, March 5, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- The San Diego military community joined local mental health advocates last night for "Serving Those Who Serve," an event designed to break down the barriers that prevent service members and veterans from seeking mental health services, specifically the stigma associated with mental illness. More than 200 veterans, active duty and their family members attended the event at the San...

2014-02-19 23:21:24

Picture This: Mental Health in the San Francisco Bay Area furthers the discussion of the impacts of authentic reporting on mental health. Los Angeles, CA (PRWEB) February 19, 2014 Picture This: Mental Health in the San Francisco Bay Area, a resource guide for journalists covering mental health, is now available electronically through the Entertainment Industries Council’s TEAM Up (Tools for Entertainment and Media) project. The publication is the resulting resource from the informative...

2013-12-19 23:21:37

The Generation Next Competition recognizes California college students studying film and television, journalism and social media for their presentations of fictional and real stories related to mental health issues among underserved people. Los Angeles, CA (PRWEB) December 19, 2013 As student submissions grow, the Entertainment Industries Council, Inc. (EIC) is pleased to announce that it has extended its deadline for the Generation Next Competition and allow additional film and...


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