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2014-05-24 06:13:10

A team of scientists from Oxford University compared the mortality rates of heavy smoking with those of some of the more common mental illnesses, and the results were surprising.

2014-05-23 23:09:28

Awareness campaigns help fight the stigma against rising tide of mental health disorders. Fort Lauderdale, Fla.

2014-05-21 16:26:54

NORFOLK, Va., May 21, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- For graduating college students, May is a time of celebration--but for the 64 percent of students who will drop out of school due to a mental health disorder,

2014-05-20 08:32:29

APA survey reveals only 4 percent of Americans know about mental health parity law. WASHINGTON, May 20, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Even though more than one in four Americans

2014-05-20 08:29:08

Clinical diagnoses and pharmaceutical treatment may not be the complete holistic solution to this crisis. COLORADO SPRINGS, Colo., May 20, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- -- An estimated

2014-05-09 23:10:15

A speaker known for frankness, sensitivity and humor, Mr. Stucker’s talk will center on how families and employers can help those with mental health challenges recover.

2014-05-09 16:24:10

May is Mental Health Awareness Month HARRISBURG, Pa., May 9, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- In honor of Mental Health Awareness Month, the Department of Public Welfare (DPW) is hosting

2014-05-09 12:24:28

NEW YORK, May 9, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- On May 8th, the Child Mind Institute and Academy Award-winning producer Brian Grazer hosted a special Speak Up for Kids panel discussion at the

2014-05-07 10:52:24

People who grew up with a parent who abused alcohol may be 85 percent more likely to attempt suicide than people whose parents did not abuse alcohol.

2014-05-06 23:12:50

Knowing the signs and symptoms of severe mental illness can lead to early intervention, which can save lives.


Word of the Day
megalophonous
  • Having a loud voice; vociferous; clamorous.
  • Of grand or imposing sound.
The word 'megalophonous' comes from Greek roots meaning 'big' and 'sound'.