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2014-02-28 16:22:32

Also in This Edition: Jobs for Writers and Media Industry Blog Posts NEW YORK, Feb. 28, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Below are experts from the ProfNet network that are available to discuss timely issues in your coverage area. If you are interested in interviewing any of the experts, please contact them via the contact information at the end of the listing. To receive these updates by email, send a note to profnet@profnet.com with the industries you cover, and we'll add you to the appropriate...

2014-02-26 16:27:50

ST. PETE, Fla., Feb. 26, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- The International Association of Eating Disorder Professionals, provider of educational programs and training standards for eating disorder specialists and other medical professionals caring for those suffering from the full spectrum of disordered eating, is proud to announce the opening of its 28(th) annual iaedp Symposium at the Trade Winds Resort in St. Petersburg, Florida, February 26-March 2. The 2014 Symposium kicks off with the...

2014-02-25 23:34:44

Treatment of co-occurring disorders allows for the healing of the root causes of drug & alcohol dependence. Malibu, CA (PRWEB) February 25, 2014 Passages Malibu marked National Eating Disorder Awareness Week (February 23rd to March 1st) to help their national campaign raise awareness and provide individuals better access to medical services. Eating disorders are specifically defined as people dealing with anorexia, bulimia, or binge eating, and do not only include those with low...

2014-02-25 23:30:55

2014 sees the Sylvia Brafman Mental Health Center increasing their services to address new issues in mental illness. Fort Lauderdale, Fla. (PRWEB) February 25, 2014 A leading mental health treatment center in South Florida is expanding their focus on case management in light of new considerations in mental health. The Sylvia Brafman Mental Health Center is a mental health treatment facility that has gained notoriety since opening its doors in November 2012. This year they are taking...

2014-02-25 23:27:50

Top ranked mental health facility focuses on individuals for more effective treatment. Malibu, California (PRWEB) February 25, 2014 Statistics from the National Institute of Mental Health reveal approximately 8 percent of teens suffer from an anxiety disorder with an estimated 6 percent falling into the category of severe disorders; however, only 18 percent of those affected have access to treatment for their condition. Without therapy, suffering from the many forms of anxiety during this...

2014-02-25 08:32:38

MentorCONNECT joins the National Eating Disorders Association for NEDAwareness Week February 23 - March 1 HOUSTON, Feb. 25, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- The National Eating Disorders Association (NEDA) and MentorCONNECT, the first global eating disorders nonprofit mentoring community, are proud to announce the launch of their 4th Annual Virtual Walk, a nationwide social media-based awareness and fundraising event supporting NEDAwareness Week (February 23-March 1). (Photo:...

2014-02-24 23:26:24

Chapter Events Scheduled Across the Country Spread Eating Disorder Awareness and Hope, Feb. 23 - March 1 New York, NY (PRWEB) February 24, 2014 Project HEAL: Help to Eat, Accept and Live joins forces with thousands to highlight the real faces of eating disorders in honor of this year’s National Eating Disorder Awareness Week (NEDAwareness Week), Feb. 23- March 1. Events are being held across the United States and Canada to raise eating disorder awareness, promote healthy body image...

2014-02-24 23:26:22

Eating Disorder Treatment Centers Planning Events across the Country to Raise Awareness (PRWEB) February 24, 2014 Castlewood Treatment Center and its trusted affiliates are proud to support National Eating Disorders Awareness Week with a series of events planned at their facilities, on college campuses and at conferences across the country. The weeklong awareness campaign, February 23 through March 1, encourages individuals, families and communities to spread the word about the warning...

2014-02-21 12:24:51

OCONOMOWOC, Wis., Feb. 21, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Rogers Behavioral Health System announced plans to add a third Rogers Memorial Hospital location and expand outpatient services in Brown Deer, Wis., following two recent property acquisitions. Anticipated opening for the additions to Wisconsin's largest non-for-profit psychiatry and addiction services hospital is summer 2015. http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnvar/20131008/CG93781LOGO-b "We're pleased to bring greater access and more...

2014-02-20 12:28:14

Dr. Gregg Jantz, A Leading Eating Disorder Treatment Psychologist, Identifies Early Childhood Sexualization As Powerful Contributor to Eating Disorders, Urges Discussion During National Eating Disorder Awareness Week February 23-29 EDMONDS, Wash., Feb. 20, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Eating Disorder expert Dr. Gregg Jantz, author of 28 books, including his best-seller Hope, Help and Healing for Eating Disorders, correlates the early-onset of body dysmorphia and self-image problems with the...