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2013-10-03 23:00:15

Entertainment Industries Council’s TEAM Up Resources Help Journalists Get the Story Right Los Angeles, CA (PRWEB) October 04, 2013 As journalists covering the incident on Capitol Hill in Washington DC today work to uncover the personal details of the woman involved, accurate reporting on whether there is a mental health component to the story will be critical to avoid potentially stigmatizing coverage. Avoid reporting that the individual has a history of mental health issues without...

2013-10-02 10:45:23

A study published today in the American Journal of Psychiatry suggests an association between smoking during pregnancy and increased risk for developing bipolar disorder (BD) in adult children. Researchers at the New York State Psychiatric Institute and the Department of Epidemiology at the Mailman School of Public Health at Columbia University, in collaboration with scientists at the Kaiser Permanente Division of Research in Oakland, California, evaluated offspring from a large cohort of...

2013-09-30 23:18:34

To launch October National Sensory Awareness Month, STAR Center Foundation announces a new scholarship program that will provide financial support for children of military families seeking therapy at STAR Center. Denver, Colorado (PRWEB) September 30, 2013 STAR (Sensory Therapies And Research) Center, the premier treatment center for children with sensory challenges, is announcing a new scholarship program for children of military parents. This announcement is timed to create greater...

2013-09-27 23:25:06

Scientists may soon develop a pill that removes traumatic memories from your brain. Fort Lauderdale, Florida (PRWEB) September 27, 2013 Mental health treatment centers around the world are reviewing a newly released study from the Scripps Research Institute that may allow scientists and drug manufacturers to eventually create memory blocking prescription drugs. Scientists at Scripps Research Institute have studied rat brains and discovered that they are able to eliminate certain strong,...

2013-09-26 23:39:21

September is National Recovery Month. Recovery Month promotes the societal benefits of prevention, treatment, and recovery for mental and substance use disorders, celebrates people in recovery, lauds the contributions of treatment and service providers, and promotes the message that recovery in all its forms is possible. Noblesville, Indiana (PRWEB) September 26, 2013 September is National Recovery Month. Recovery Month promotes the societal benefits of prevention, treatment, and recovery...

2013-09-26 23:31:08

Mental Health Reporting Style Guide, Toolkit and Other Resources Provide Help for Authentic Storytelling Los Angeles, CA (PRWEB) September 26, 2013 As Suicide Prevention Month puts mental health at the forefront of news coverage this September, the Entertainment Industries Council, Inc. (EIC) offers resources to help journalists and entertainment industry professionals create accurate stories about people living with mental illness and get stories about suicide right. EIC’s TEAM Up...


Word of the Day
tesla
  • The unit of magnetic flux density in the International System of Units, equal to the magnitude of the magnetic field vector necessary to produce a force of one newton on a charge of one coulomb moving perpendicular to the direction of the magnetic field vector with a velocity of one meter per second. It is equivalent to one weber per square meter.
This word is named for Nikola Tesla, the inventor, engineer, and futurist.