Latest Mental disorder Stories

2013-12-04 23:24:09

Online Support Group is designed to help families cope with the devastating effects of mental illness in a family member. Canoga Park, CA (PRWEB) December 04, 2013 The Family Members of the Mentally Ill (FMOTMI) is proud to announce the launch of the new Family Members of the Mentally Ill social network (http://www.fmotmi.com). The Social Network serves as an online support group, designed to help families cope with the devastating effects associated with mental illness in a family...

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...

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