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2014-01-27 08:24:48

-- Clara Hughes invites you to talk about mental health to help break the stigma -- Join in and Bell will donate 5¢ to mental health for your texts, calls and tweets -- Learn more at Bell.ca/LetsTalk MONTREAL, Jan. 27, 2014 /CNW Telbec/ - Tomorrow is the 4(th) annual day Bell Let's Talk Day, when Canadians will come together to talk, text, and tweet about mental health to help fight the stigma around mental...

2014-01-24 08:23:02

-- $1 million fund enhances access to care through community mental health organizations -- Apply on line at Bell.ca/LetsTalk MONTREAL, Jan. 24, 2014 /CNW Telbec/ - Bell today announced that applications are open for the annual $1-million Bell Let's Talk Community Fund, which provides grants ranging from $5,000 up to $50,000 for community-based mental health initiatives from coast to coast to coast. "The Bell Let's Talk Community...

2014-01-23 23:00:21

Bridges to Recovery announced today the launch of their groundbreaking mood disorders Disorder residential treatment program. Los Angeles, CA (PRWEB) January 23, 2014 Bridges to Recovery is a residential treatment center in Los Angeles, with facilities in Beverly Hills, Santa Monica, Pacific Palisades and Bel Air, California. Bridges to Recovery offers an effective alternative to a hospital environment for patients suffering from mood disorders. The center has been treating mental health...

2014-01-22 23:29:26

According to a recent research, individuals who have psychotic disorders are using alcohol, tobacco and drugs more when compared to the general population. All the academic events concerning the latest psychological, psychiatric and physical researches in relation with the substance addiction and their results can be found on Eventegg. (PRWEB) January 22, 2014 According to a recent research, individuals who have psychotic disorders are using alcohol, tobacco and drugs more when compared...

2014-01-22 12:26:03

Dr. Amy Cheung leading research to give doctors clinical tools that will help them spot teen depression and prevent teen suicide TORONTO, Jan. 22, 2014 /CNW/ - Bell Let's Talk and Sunnybrook Health Sciences Centre today announced a new partnership in support of youth mental health - the $1 million Bell Canada Chair in Adolescent Mood & Anxiety Disorders. Dr. Amy Cheung, a prominent youth psychiatrist and researcher at Sunnybrook Health Sciences Centre, has been named the...

2014-01-22 12:19:30

Highest risk seen in children who experience suicide in close family members Experiencing a family death in childhood is associated with a small but significant increase in risk of psychosis, suggests a paper published today on bmj.com. The researchers say that the risks are highest for children who have experienced a suicide in the 'nuclear family' (brothers, sisters, parents). Previous studies have concluded that the risk of adult disease can be influenced by genetics, lifestyle...

2014-01-21 10:55:45

The first 30 seconds of a social encounter is crucial for people with symptoms of schizophrenia for establishing contact with people, according to new research carried out at Queen Mary University of London. Using motion capture technology more commonly found in the film industry, the researchers studied social interactions of patients in a group and analysed the patterns of verbal and non-verbal communication. Publishing in the journal PLOS ONE today (Monday 20 January), researchers...

2014-01-18 23:02:14

Super Bowl XLVIII Event Raises Money for The Bipolar and Mood Disorders Research Fund at Lindner Center of HOPE Mason, Ohio (PRWEB) January 18, 2014 The fifth annual Touchdown for HOPE Super Bowl Sunday event will take place on February 2, 2014 at the Great American Ballpark Champions Club. Touchdown for HOPE is a classy, upscale Super Bowl party with big screen televisions, plush seating, and signature Cincinnati food favorites, with the addition of some New York-style fare and cocktails...

2014-01-17 12:24:52

PITTSBURGH, Jan. 17, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- There are no significant differences in the number of psychotropic medications that adults with intellectual disabilities are prescribed and the number that all other adults with mental health conditions are prescribed, according to a five-year study conducted by Community Care Behavioral Health Organization (Community Care). The study, which was initiated by concerns about the widespread use of psychotropic medication among individuals with...

2014-01-16 14:06:50

Survivors of traumatic brain injuries are 3 times more likely to die prematurely than the general population, often from suicide or fatal injuries, finds an Oxford University-led study Survivors of traumatic brain injuries (TBI) are three times more likely to die prematurely than the general population, often from suicide or fatal injuries, finds an Oxford University-led study. A TBI is a blow to the head that leads to a skull fracture, internal bleeding, loss of consciousness for...


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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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