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2013-12-04 23:20:23

The Entertainment Industries Council's Generation Next Competition recognizes California college students studying film and television, journalism and social media for their authentic storytelling on mental health related social and emotional issues focused on underserved populations. Los Angeles, CA (PRWEB) December 04, 2013 Entertainment Industries Council, Inc. (EIC) is pleased to announce that it has extended its deadline for the Generation Next Competition and encourages all film...

2013-11-26 23:30:52

Sylvia Brafman Mental Health Center comments on long-awaited final ruling on parity in mental health treatment. Fort Lauderdale, Fla. (PRWEB) November 26, 2013 Out with the old and in with the new. After more than five years of waiting for the final rule on the Mental Health Parity and Addiction Equity Act, the results are in, and it’s good news according to the Sylvia Brafman Mental Health Center. “We’re pleased to see that the Parity Act has finally been put into effect,”...

2013-11-25 23:30:22

Final ruling on parity for mental health and addiction announced after five years. Fort Lauderdale, FL (PRWEB) November 25, 2013 Behavioral health expert Ben Brafman applauds the final ruling in the 2008 Mental Health Parity and Addiction Equity Act. Over five years from its origination, the much-anticipated rule has been delivered by the federal government, and support from the mental health and addiction camp has been overwhelming. "I’m so pleased that this rule has come to pass...

2013-11-25 23:01:28

Lakeland College has developed a new online Mental Health program. Lloydminster, Alberta (PRWEB) November 25, 2013 Lakeland College has developed a new online program that aims to educate helping professionals and increase their knowledge, skill and ability to support children, youth and families experiencing mental health challenges. The Mental Health post-credential certificate program is designed for people to take on a part-time basis and will be delivered online. The first intake of...

2013-11-19 23:30:02

HealthForumOnline (HFO) adds a new online continuing education (CE) course, Navigating the Educational and Psychological Assessment of the Special Need Preschooler, to their extensive library of over 85 online CE courses for mental health professionals. This online CE course provides information on the early detection of difficulties and special challenges that can help guide preschool children and families toward appropriate interventions and ultimately, toward better adjustment for both...

2013-11-19 16:52:13

New research shows benefits for people with depression, anxiety, dementia, maternal depression, post traumatic stress disorder and alcohol abuse Non-specialist health workers are beneficial in providing treatment for people with mental, neurological and substance-abuse (MNS) problems in developing countries – where there is often a lack of mental health professionals – according to a new Cochrane review. Researchers, led by the London School of Hygiene & Tropical Medicine, say...


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