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2014-06-04 12:30:26

OTTAWA, June 4, 2014 /CNW/ - Canada's leaders are playing in the sand to make a better life for the next generation. In an effort to raise awareness about The Sandbox Project, several Canadian MPs, media personalities, NGOs and business leaders were building sand castles in the world's largest sandbox on Sparks Street in Ottawa on Wednesday. "With a specific focus on injury prevention, mental health, growing healthy bodies and the environment, The Sandbox Project is working hard to improve...

2014-06-04 08:33:16

HOUSTON, June 4, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- The Meehl Foundation is offering a free SPECT image to any conference attendee or family member attending the Amen Brain Body turnaround, who then chooses to break the cycle of suffering by enrolling in the Meehl Foundation 90-day DBT residential treatment program. Diagnosable Mental and Physical Illness in the United States is climbing at an alarming rate. Our thoughts plus our emotions equal our behaviors. Receiving a correct diagnosis is...

2014-06-03 23:14:35

Kim MacKenzie, Miss Norway 2014, has teamed up with Joi Hall of Empowered by Joi and the Youth Eating Disorder Awareness, to appear at the Dying to Be Thin Red Carpet Gala in Beverly Hills on June 27. Los Angeles, CA (PRWEB) June 03, 2014 According to a National Institute of Mental Health (NIMH) funded study in 2011, 3% of U.S. adolescents are affected by an eating disorder, but most do not receive treatment for their condition. Kim MacKenzie, Miss Norway 2014, who will be appearing at...

2014-06-03 23:13:02

The National Alliance on Mental Illness receives a vote of confidence from Cuddigan Law, which has reaffirmed its support for an upcoming fundraiser. Omaha, Nebraska (PRWEB) June 03, 2014 The members of Cuddigan Law, P.C., L.L.O. are reaffirming their commitment to mental health sufferers nationwide by renewing their sponsorship of the annual National Alliance on Mental Illness (NAMI) Walks fundraiser on June 14. The nationwide NAMI Walks help raise awareness of the many forms of mental...

2014-06-03 12:40:19

HOUSTON, June 3, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Memorial Hermann recently opened the first of four Mental Health Crisis Clinics in an effort to respond to the significant gap in mental and behavioral health services in Harris and surrounding counties. This initiative is a project under the State of Texas' Medicaid 1115 Waiver - Texas Health Care Transformation and Quality Improvement Program Collaborative. "These Crisis Clinics serve as a long-term solution addressing the lack of...

2014-06-01 23:02:06

Partnership With Isnr to Fund Cognitive Training/Neurofeedback Study Richmond, VA (PRWEB) June 01, 2014 BrainTrain is pleased to announce that it is offering a $2500 research grant through the ISNR Research Foundation to fund a study comparing the efficacy of cognitive training to that of neurofeedback. ISNR, the International Society for Neurofeedback and Research, is an organization devoted to the promotion of clinical practice, educational applications, and research in applied...

2014-05-31 23:01:15

Ce-Classes.com announces the deployment for the new required renewal course for Licensed Florida therapists. This course is available online 24 hours a day. (PRWEB) May 31, 2014 Ce-Classes.com has announced that they are now offering a new continuing education course. The course is required for renewal; Florida Laws & Rules Renewal Course for Social Workers, Counselors and Family Therapists licensed in Florida under Chapter 491. The course has been created in response to new...

2014-05-30 23:05:32

Dr. Erik Peper, BFE President, has just confirmed that the next BFE conference is set to take place in Rome, Italy from March 23-28, 2015. World leaders in biofeedback will assemble to offer 5-days of workshops in English and Italian with top international experts in neurofeedback and biofeedback. London, England (PRWEB) May 30, 2014 The BFE Annual Meeting is an interdisciplinary biofeedback conference to nurture communication and education between specialists from different disciplines....

2014-05-28 23:15:12

May is Mental Health Month and what better time to acquaint readers with Peer Operated Centers, or POCs. These centers offer education, support and, perhaps most importantly, hope to those afflicted with serious mental illness. Lexington, Kentucky (PRWEB) May 28, 2014 On May 23, 2014 KYStars for Mental Health presented a day long conference highlighting key components of Kentucky’s 8 Peer Operated Centers, or POCs. So what are POCs and peer specialists? The website for SAMSHA, a...

2014-05-28 23:11:52

Mental Health Plays a Critical Role in Risk of Mortality and Chronic Disease Rockville, Maryland (PRWEB) May 28, 2014 Few people will be thinking about heart disease, diabetes or other chronic “physical” conditions in connection with Mental Health Awareness Month — observed each May — but a variety of studies show they should. Research indicates that the cost of treating chronic conditions doubles when a comorbid mental health condition exists. For example, having a mental illness...


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Acrophobia
2013-10-21 09:15:37

Acrophobia, derived from the Greek: ákron, meaning "peak, summit, edge”, is an intense, irrational fear of heights. This is a somewhat common fear; between 2 and 5 percent of the general population suffer from a fear of heights, and twice the number of sufferers are female. Like most phobias, Acrophobia is generally attributed to a traumatic incident involving heights; however, recent studies have questioned this theory, due to the prevalence of this phobia. Some studies have suggested...

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