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2014-04-30 23:24:06

Teen blogging community, StageofLife.com, polled over 5,100 junior high, high school, and college students about mental illness as part of its international writing contest that asked the question, “How has mental illness impacted your life?” New statistics about teens and mental illness were announced along with 12 essay finalists. York, PA (PRWEB) April 30, 2014 To understand the relationship between teens and mental illness, StageofLife.com asked thousands of high school and...

2014-04-30 23:24:01

The Editorial Board of Living with a Disability, a full-color print and online magazine that help individuals with various disabling medical conditions live life to the fullest, has published a must-read new article to mark National Stress Awareness month. San Antonio, TX (PRWEB) April 30, 2014 To mark National Stress Awareness Month, which occurs every April, the Editorial Board of Living with a Disability magazine has published an important new article on the serious – yet not well...

2014-04-30 23:21:33

Recent public shootings leave families reeling, struggling to cope with loss. Fort Lauderdale, Fla. (PRWEB) April 30, 2014 April has been a difficult month for many in the United States, as the public is left reeling in the aftermath of two shootings. At least six people were killed and many more injured in unrelated incidents at Fort Hood, Texas, and a Jewish community center in Kansas City. The Sylvia Brafman mental health facility reminds everyone that it isn’t necessary to be...

2014-04-30 23:06:23

Recent shootings raise questions about mental illness and violence. Fort Lauderdale, Fla (PRWEB) April 30, 2014 Behavioral health expert Ben Brafman encourages everyone to regularly take stock of their mental health. With recent news events such as the shootings in Fort Hood and Kansas City raising questions about mental illness and violence, it’s a good time to talk about mental health.     “First, it’s important to note that mental illness does not...

2014-04-30 12:30:55

CELEBRITIES, EDUCATORS, ADVOCATES JOIN FORCES TO CHANGE THE FACE OF CHILDREN'S MENTAL HEALTH NEW YORK, April 30, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Over 15 million children in the US have a psychiatric disorder and less than half will get the help that they need. This May, the Child Mind Institute convenes 100 partners to battle the stigma and misinformation that can prevent kids and families from seeking life-changing treatment. By promoting awareness and engaging a broad coalition of partners, the...

2014-04-29 23:10:39

Two day event focuses on evidence-based recommendations to improve patient care in all phases of Bipolar Disorder. New York, NY (PRWEB) April 29, 2014 Global Medical Education, a free online medical education resource that provides timely, unbiased, evidence-based medical education and online medical information, and the Postgraduate Institute for Medicine, a provider of continuing medical education for physicians, announces the first annual Bipolar Disorder Summit, to be held May 16 and...

2014-04-29 23:07:14

One bright spot in an otherwise grim picture is the Helping Families in Mental Health Crisis Act, introduced by Rep. Tim Murphy and co-sponsored by more than 70 members of both parties in Congress, said the Treatment Advocacy Center. Arlington, VA (PRWEB) April 29, 2014 The annual observance of Mental Health Month will not be cause for celebration as long as Americans with the most severe mental illnesses don’t receive the treatment they need to stay of out jails and prisons, off the...

2014-04-26 23:00:54

The rising awareness and acceptance of mental health and substance abuse illnesses has contributed to steady revenue growth, and over the next five years, demand for mental health and substance abuse treatment is forecast to increase in line with population growth and improvement in the social stigma around mental health. For these reasons, industry research firm IBISWorld has added a report on the Mental Health and Substance Abuse Centres in Canada industry to its growing industry report...

2014-04-25 23:08:11

Mother and son’s memoir breaks silence on Bipolar Disorder. Written in tandem, "Walks on the Margins: A Story of Bipolar Illness" chronicles a family’s journey through mental illness. Colorado Springs, CO (PRWEB) April 25, 2014 "Walks on the Margins: A Story of Bipolar Illness," a memoir by novelist Kathy Brandt and her son, Max Maddox. aims to put a face on mental illness and tell their family's story of struggle and recovery. "Walks on the Margins"...

2014-04-24 15:01:11

In the aftermath of war, communities who continue to experience repeated violence could have a major escalation in rates of post-traumatic stress disorder (PTSD) and severe distress, suggests new research published in The Lancet Global Health journal. In 2004, Dr Derrick Silove from the University of New South Wales in Sydney, Australia, and colleagues conducted a survey to estimate the prevalence of common mental disorders among 1022 adults (600 from a rural village and 422 from an urban...


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