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2009-11-25 18:03:00

Broad Political Endorsements, Business, and Press Join Effort to Educate MEMPHIS, Tenn., Nov. 25 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Once again, the National Bipolar Foundation and the MedicAlert Foundation receive a proclamation endorsing their "Safe 'til Stable" program, which is now being widely accepted as a preventive health care measure for bipolar disorder. Today, the National Bipolar Foundation received a proclamation of endorsement via Federal Express Priority Mail from the Lt. Governor...

2009-11-18 05:40:00

New Safe 'til Stable Program, is a preventative care measure for bipolar disorder MEMPHIS, Tenn., Nov. 18 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- On November 9, 2009, Honorable Speaker of the Senate Ron Ramsey, and Honorable Senator Mark Norris issued the first proclamation in support of a Mental Health initiative in the state of Tennessee. This is a major breakthrough to benefit people living with bipolar disorder in the State of Tennessee, and support The Brilliance in Bipolar Initiative. The...

2005-06-29 19:47:21

Vienna, June 29th 2005 "“ The World Federation for Mental Health (WFMH) today announced results of a global bipolar disorder consumer survey, Thinking Ahead, at the World Congress of Biological Psychiatry. The survey revealed that almost half (47%) of all people with bipolar disorder "“ or 'consumers' as many mental health patients prefer to be referred to as "“ feel that their disease has had a highly negative impact on their quality of life. Further to this, more than a...


Word of the Day
attercop
  • A spider.
  • Figuratively, a peevish, testy, ill-natured person.
'Attercop' comes from the Old English 'atorcoppe,' where 'atter' means 'poison, venom' and‎ 'cop' means 'spider.' 'Coppa' is a derivative of 'cop,' top, summit, round head, or 'copp,' cup, vessel, which refers to 'the supposed venomous properties of spiders,' says the OED. 'Copp' is still found in the word 'cobweb.'
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