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2014-09-03 12:30:36

HARRISBURG, Pa., Sept. 3, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The Department of Public Welfare's Office of Mental Health and Substance Abuse Services was awarded a $4 million grant for Project LAUNCH (Linking Action for Unmet Needs in Children's Health), an integrated plan to promote the wellness of young children, ages birth to 8. The grant, which will award $800,000 annually for 5 years, will enable Pennsylvania to create and implement a plan to address physical, cognitive, social, emotional...

2014-05-06 16:31:50

WASHINGTON, May 6, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Today, Health and Human Services Secretary Kathleen Sebelius recognized Chiara de Blasio, daughter of New York City Mayor Bill de Blasio, for speaking out about her experience with depression and substance use, and encouraging young people in similar situations to seek help. de Blasio received the special recognition award at the Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration's (SAMHSA) National Children's Mental Health...

2014-03-28 23:26:13

Behavioral health expert Ben Brafman served as moderator for the March 4, 2014 roundtable discussion, “Limited Resources, Unlimited Hope: Addressing the Dual Diagnosis of Mental Illness and Substance Abuse.” Fort Lauderdale, Fla. (PRWEB) March 28, 2014 Behavioral health expert Ben Brafman served as moderator for the March 4, 2014 roundtable discussion, “Limited Resources, Unlimited Hope: Addressing the Dual Diagnosis of Mental Illness and Substance Abuse.” Held at Park Shore in...

2012-04-27 23:03:34

Birmingham Maple Clinic recently reported on a SAMHSA study which found that adults who reported mental illness often suffered from other serious health conditions such as asthma, heart diesease and stroke. Birmingham, MI (PRWEB) April 27, 2012 Birmingham Maple Clinic, providers of mental health treatment in Michigan, recently reported that adults who reported any type of mental illness in the past year were more likely to also suffer from asthma, heart disease or stroke. The Michigan...

One In Five Adults Suffered Mental Illness In 2010
2012-01-19 12:36:26

According to a survey by the Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration (SAMHSA), one in five adults in the U.S. suffered a mental illness in 2010. The government report released on Thursday showed that women are more likely than men to have experienced a mental illness. The rate of mental illness among people aged 18 to 25 was double those who were 50-years-old or older. The survey defined mental illness among adults as diagnosable mental, behavioral or emotional...


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  • A fool; a simpleton: a term of abuse common in Ireland and to a less extent in the Gaelic-speaking parts of Scotland.
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