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2014-02-11 08:31:41

SAN DIEGO, Feb. 11, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Symptom Media announced plans today to expand their Behavioral Health Video Learning distribution base by applying for a GSA Schedule and actively pursuing federal contracts. Government officials utilize GSA Schedules as a means of procuring goods and services knowing that companies on these schedules have been qualified and thoroughly vetted by the General Services Administration (GSA). "With the national conversation focused on mental health...

2014-02-06 23:23:50

Well known and everyday people share their stories and advice for overcoming depression and bipolar disorder Oakland, CA (PRWEB) February 06, 2014 “My uncle, President John F. Kennedy, was the first president to address civil rights as a moral cause. I feel the same passion to eliminate stigma associated with mental illness,” explains former U.S. congressman Patrick Kennedy in a book released this month by New Harbinger Publications. Back from the Brink: True Stories and Practical...

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...

2014-02-03 16:24:58

NORFOLK, Va., Feb. 3, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Every 34 seconds, someone in the United States experiences a heart attack. As February is American Heart Month, ValueOptions(®), Inc., a health improvement company specializing in mental and emotional wellbeing and recovery, is putting the spotlight on an issue many heart attack patients face long after the immediate physical damage is through: depression. (Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20130624/PH36534LOGO ) A study in the...

2014-01-31 23:23:19

Licensed Psychologist joins Healthpointe to provide Behavioral Medicine Services La Mirada, California (PRWEB) January 31, 2014 As a licensed psychologist who specializes in clinical psychology, Dr. Levon Margolin focuses on integrating Cognitive Behavioral Therapy into existing healthcare services in order to provide innovative compassionate care for all patients. Dr. Margolin is confident in his ability to treat patients as he graduated top of his class with a Ph.D. in Clinical...

2014-01-31 10:50:31

New research published today shows that depression and impulse control disorders (eating disorders in particular) are independently associated with diabetes diagnosis, after adjustment for presence of other mental disorders. The research, published in Diabetologia (the journal of The European Association for the Study of Diabetes), supports the focus on depression as an independent risk factor for diabetes, but also suggests this focus should be extended to impulse control disorders. The...

2014-01-29 23:32:05

60 Minutes interview with Virginia Senator Creigh Deeds spotlights disastrous consequences of a failed mental health care system. New book, A Voice out of Nowhere by Janice Holly Booth, follows another family's experience with inadequate mental health care to a deadly, violent conclusion. Charlotte, North Carolina (PRWEB) January 29, 2014 It’s a story that’s becoming all too tragically familiar: a family seeks help for their mentally ill child, only to be turned away or given...

2014-01-29 12:25:47

-- With Bell donating 5 cents for each of your messages, that's $5,472,585.90 more in funding for Canadian mental health -- More than 3 million tweets made Bell Let's Talk the #1 Twitter trend in Canada and #3 worldwide -- Clara Hughes and millions of Canadians talked about mental health to help break the stigma around mental illness - now let's keep the conversation going! MONTREAL, Jan. 29, 2014 /CNW...

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...

2014-01-28 08:26:41

-- Clara Hughes invites you to join the nationwide conversation about mental health -- Bell will donate 5¢ for each of your texts, calls and tweets - adding to the $62,043,289.30 Bell has already committed to Canadian mental health programs -- Watch Clara drop the puck at tonight's Hockey TalksToronto Maple Leafs game -- Learn more and download the conversation toolkit at Bell.ca/LetsTalk...


Word of the Day
omphalos
  • The navel or umbilicus.
  • In Greek archaeology: A central boss, as on a shield, a bowl, etc.
  • A sacred stone in the temple of Apollo at Delphi, believed by the Greeks to mark the 'navel' or exact center-point of the earth.
'Omphalos' comes from the ancient Greek.
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