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2014-02-05 08:30:33

NORFOLK, Va., Feb. 5, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- ValueOptions(®), Inc., a health improvement company specializing in mental and emotional wellbeing and recovery, announced today the launch of the ValueOptions Signature Network, a system of innovative treatment centers which specialize in intensive treatment options and inpatient care for behavioral health and substance use disorders. (Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20130624/PH36534LOGO) Comprised of Centers of Excellence with proven...

2014-01-30 16:26:04

Thirteen of the Industry's Top Treatment Centers Offer Both Leadership and Funding to Continue Delivery of the Latest in Eating Disorder Treatment Education and Standards PEKIN, Ill., Jan. 30, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- The iaedp Foundation President Council, a group of organizations who generously and consistently demonstrate commitment to the field of eating disorders through financial leadership of iaedp, has also committed its support of the 28(th) annual iaedp Symposium. The 2014 conference...

2014-01-28 23:31:44

January is a peak time for SAD, but there are treatment methods that can help. Fort Lauderdale, Fla (PRWEB) January 28, 2014 Seasonal affective disorder (SAD), sometimes referred to as ‘winter blues,’ is in full swing in January. Short days and low temperatures mean spending more time outside and a distinct lack of sunlight. These seasonal changes are linked to episodic depression in some people, with symptoms ranging from mild to severe. The Sylvia Brafman Mental Health Center in...

2014-01-27 23:23:22

Treatment Center to Take Part in Walk for Eating Disorders Awareness Boca Raton, FL (PRWEB) January 27, 2014 Castlewood Treatment Center is proud to announce its participation in the upcoming Alliance for Eating Disorders Awareness walk. The event will be held February 1, 2014, at Pond Apple Pavilion at South County Regional Park, Boca Raton, FL. This year marks the third annual walk, which brings together individuals, businesses, and non-profits to create awareness for eating disorders....

2014-01-27 16:24:40

New Workshop at 2014 iaedp Symposium Tackles Issue PEKIN, Ill., Jan. 27, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Physical activity or exercise is often extolled for its physical and psychological health benefits. Nevertheless, unhealthy physical activity is a common symptom among many eating disorder patients. A new workshop at the 2014 iaedp Symposium in St. Petersburg, Florida, February 26-March 2, will discuss when and how symptomatic exercise might best be treated. Conventional wisdom suggests...

2014-01-20 16:21:19

PEKIN, Ill., Jan. 20, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- The International Association of Eating Disorder Professionals (iaedp), along with its lead sponsor, Veritas Collaborative, is proud to reveal the record number of submissions -- 19 -- for this year's "Imagine Me Beyond What You See" Body Image Mannequin Art Competition. In its fourth year, the unique competition is an awareness-through-art campaign, held in conjunction with iaedp's Annual Symposium, this year located in St. Pete, Fla....

2014-01-17 23:04:55

Treatment Center to Help Raise Funds for Eating Disorder Awareness (PRWEB) January 17, 2014 The Recovery Village is excited to be a sponsor of the upcoming Golf for H.O.P.E. Tournament. The tournament will take place on January 20th, at the Golden Bear Club at Keene's Point, Windermere, Florida. The event will raise funds to support H.O.P.E. (Helping Other People Eat), a nonprofit organization that supports the prevention and awareness of eating disorders. H.O.P.E. provides...

2014-01-14 23:24:22

Paradigm Malibu Knows Teens Face New Challenges Not Seen in Previous Generations Malibu, CA (PRWEB) January 14, 2014 Paradigm Malibu extends their treatment options to include computer and gaming addictions, understanding the world is changing and teen problems are changing along with it. The treatment assists those facing an addiction to the Internet, computers or gaming systems, as these devices are now easily accessed by children of this age group. "Parents concerned about their...

2014-01-13 12:24:50

Timberline Knolls, the nation's leading residential treatment center for women and adolescent girls struggling with eating disorders, addiction and trauma, is featured on the Dr. Phil Show on January 14, 2014 CHICAGO, Jan. 13, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Timberline Knolls Residential Treatment Center, the nation's leading treatment center for women and adolescent girls struggling with eating disorders, addiction, trauma, mood and co-occurring disorders, will be featured on the Dr. Phil show...

2014-01-11 23:02:40

The new “Perfectionism Overcoming Tips” report on the site Vkool.com shares tips with readers on how to overcome perfectionism effectively. Seattle, WA (PRWEB) January 11, 2014 The new “Perfectionism Overcoming Tips” article on the site Vkool.com delivers tips on how to overcome perfectionism that help people reduce stress and anxiety naturally. This article is designed to help readers understand what is helpful and unhelpful about being a perfectionist. At the beginning of the...


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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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