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2014-03-28 23:21:58

PresenceLearning's April 16th, 2014 “Changing Minds” Webinar for Education Leaders Discusses How Online Counseling Fills Service Gaps San Francisco, CA (PRWEB) March 28, 2014 Urban and rural school districts nationwide struggle to find the qualified staff and resources they need to provide the psychological, counseling and social work services they are required to provide to students who need them under the Individuals with Disabilities Education Act (IDEA). With the rise in...

2014-03-27 23:28:41

Eleven published authors are donating autographed copies of their books or novels dealing with mental health issues to the teen and adult winners of the "March Madness" writing contest sponsored by writing community StageofLife.com. Story submissions are due to StageofLife.com by March 31, 2014 midnight Pacific Time US. Minneapolis, MN (PRWEB) March 27, 2014 Online writing community, StageofLife.com, announced today that eleven, internationally published authors will be...

2014-03-27 23:02:56

The Brain & Behavior Research Foundation today announced its 2014 NARSAD Independent Investigator Grants, which will award $4 million in funding to 40 mid-career scientists from 33 institutions in nine countries. Selected by the Foundation’s Scientific Council, comprised of 146 leading experts across disciplines in brain and behavior research including two Nobel Prize winners, the grants fund basic research, new technologies and next generation therapies for schizophrenia, major...

2014-03-27 12:30:02

ARLINGTON,Va., March 27, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The National Alliance on Mental Illness (NAMI) today characterized as "nationally significant" the major "Gathering on Mental Health and the Church" being held in Orange County, Calif. on March 28. http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnvar/20100216/NAMILOGO The evangelical Saddleback Church, the Roman Catholic Diocese of Orange and NAMI Orange County, the local NAMI Affiliate, are co-sponsoring the event, aimed at encouraging individuals...

2014-03-26 12:29:14

NAPHS Applauds House Oversight Hearing on Challenges Facing Families in Mental Health Crisis WASHINGTON, March 26, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Mental illnesses are the leading cause of disability and contribute to premature death, but millions of Americans face discrimination when they most need help, according to the National Association of Psychiatric Health Systems (NAPHS). NAPHS President and CEO Mark Covall detailed the challenges in a letter submitted today for the record to the...

2014-03-19 23:02:15

The fifth edition of Diagnostic and Statistical Manual of Mental Disorders (DSM-5) finally defines Binge Eating Disorder as an official eating disorder, creating a greater need for guideline and diagnostics education. Fort Washington, PA (PRWEB) March 19, 2014 Due to recent changes to the DSM-5, the need to understand Binge Eating Disorder (BED) has never been greater. As of 2013, the DSM-5 officially recognizes BED as a mental disorder and has updated the diagnostic criteria, leading...

2014-03-18 23:26:09

The Paramus Stigma Free Zone is offering Mental Health First Aid as a community education program in an effort to share potentially life-saving information with those who live and work in Paramus. Paramus, New Jersey (PRWEB) March 18, 2014 In an effort to share potentially life-saving information with those who live and work in Paramus, the Paramus Stigma Free Zone is offering Mental Health First Aid as a community education program. Based on the award winning 8-hour certification course,...

Anxiety Reduced With Smartphone App
2014-03-18 12:48:57

Association for Psychological Science Playing a science-based mobile gaming app for 25 minutes can reduce anxiety in stressed individuals, according to research published in Clinical Psychological Science, a journal of the Association for Psychological Science. The study suggests that “gamifying” a scientifically-supported intervention could offer measurable mental health and behavioral benefits for people with relatively high levels of anxiety. “Millions of people suffering...

2014-03-17 12:27:36

Ameritox offers medical and behavioral health professionals additional information in helping to assess medication non-adherence by those diagnosed with serious mental health issues BALTIMORE, March 17, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Ameritox(SM), the nation's leader in medication monitoring solutions, introduced a new method to assist physicians in assessing medication non-adherence for patients with serious mental illness prescribed the antipsychotic drug Abilify, the top-selling medication...

2014-03-14 12:26:30

-- Clara's Big Ride for Bell Let's Talk begins with a rousing send-off from Maple Leaf Square -- It's the first of more than 200 community mental health events with Clara in every province and territory over the 110 days of the Big Ride -- Clara will ride 12,000 kilometres around the country before concluding her Ride in Ottawa on Canada Day TORONTO, March 14, 2014 /CNW Telbec/ - Six-time Olympian Clara...


Word of the Day
mallemaroking
  • Nautical, the visiting and carousing of sailors in the Greenland ships.
This word is apparently from a confusion of two similar Dutch words: 'mallemerok,' a foolish woman, and 'mallemok,' a name for some persons among the crew of a whaling vessel.