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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...

2014-02-19 23:25:38

Fights Overwhelming Statistics to Allow Teens to Regain Control of Their Lives Malibu, California (PRWEB) February 19, 2014 Industry statistics indicate as many as 90 percent of those trying to remain sober or drug-free have at least one relapse before achieving lasting sobriety. With this critical state in mind, Cole Rucker, spokesperson for Paradigm Malibu has announced a teen relapse emphasis in place for all their treatment programs. Says Rucker, "Unfortunately, one of the...

2014-02-19 23:23:59

Kim MacKenzie, Miss Norway 2014 in Infinity Media's Queen of the Universe Pageant, openly admits her ten-year battle with bulimia, and her support and participation in the National Eating Disorder Association’s San Diego Walk on February 22. San Diego, CA (PRWEB) February 19, 2014 Pageant girls are typically the epitome of perfection: gorgeous, well-spoken, talented humanitarians, who help the world and look amazing doing it. Almost too good to be true, right? For Kim MacKenzie,...

2014-02-19 12:27:02

Winner To Be Revealed at 2014 Symposium PEKIN, Ill., Feb. 19, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- The International Association of Eating Disorders Professionals (iaedp) announces its five finalists for the 4(th) Annual "Imagine Me Beyond What You See" Body Image Mannequin Art Competition, sponsored by Veritas Collaborative. Selected from a record 20 submissions from the United States and Canada, the top five finalists will be showcased and the winner revealed at the 28(th) annual iaedp Symposium, February...

2014-02-14 12:23:19

BETHESDA, Md., Feb. 14, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- As National Eating Disorders Awareness Week - February 23 to March 2 - approaches, let's consider that the people who might be most in need of treatment are not college girls who played with Barbies or who are dieting for spring break - it could be adult women who are clogging eating disorder treatment centers in record numbers, and whose low recovery rates are not giving hope to younger women that a healthy adulthood lies ahead of them. (Photo:...


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glogg
  • Scandinavian punch made of claret and aquavit with spices and raisins and orange peel and sugar.
This word comes from the Swedish 'glogg,' which is an alteration of 'glodgat,' mulled (wine).
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