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2014-07-08 23:09:35

CarePlus has received word from the Department of Human Services, Division of Mental Health and Addiction Services that they are now a provisionally Certified Behavioral Health Home. Paramus, New Jersey (PRWEB) July 08, 2014 Care Plus NJ, Inc. (CarePlus) received word from the State of New Jersey Department of Human Services, Division of Mental Health and Addiction Services (DMHAS) that they are now a provisionally Certified Behavioral Health Home—the first of its kind in the State of...

2014-07-08 23:08:53

Momentous Institute convenes nation’s education and mental health experts to share innovative solutions that help kids build social emotional health. Dallas, Texas (PRWEB) July 08, 2014 Momentous Institute announced the speakers for its third annual Changing the Odds Conference, including keynote speaker Malcolm Gladwell, the internationally-renowned New York Times best-selling author. Gladwell’s latest book, “David and Goliath”, examines adversity and will offer attendees a new...

2014-07-08 16:25:44

OTTAWA, July 8, 2014 /CNW/ - Today, the Canadian Alliance on Mental Illness and Mental Health (CAMIMH) announced the five Canadians selected for the 12(th) annual Faces of Mental Illness campaign. CAMIMH received more than 50 unique nominations from across the country. "The Faces of Mental Illness are incredibly brave and inspiring individuals," commented Florence Budden, CAMIMH Campaign Chair 2014. "Each one of them has a unique story and they are all willing to speak openly and...

2014-07-07 23:07:47

A Heroes in Recovery 6K Run/Walk event is taking place on August 16 in Riverside Park to support those in recovery and break the stigma associated with addiction. Nashville, TN (PRWEB) July 07, 2014 Heroes in Recovery, a movement which celebrates the heroic efforts of those who seek the addiction and mental health help they need without feeling ashamed or isolated, is proud to announce its inaugural Heroes in Recovery 6k Run/Walk in New York City. The Heroes movement, ignited by...

2014-07-07 16:23:49

Respected Comic Awarded for Bringing Awareness and Challenging Stereotypes of Obsessive Compulsive Disorder LOS ANGELES, July 7, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- The International OCD Foundation, a non-profit organization dedicated to helping individuals with Obsessive Compulsive Disorder (OCD) and related disorders live full and productive lives, announced today that the 21st Annual OCD Conference will be held in Los Angeles from July 18-20, 2014. The OCD Conference is the only international...

2014-07-03 12:26:19

TSX/NYSE/PSE: MFC SEHK:945 WATERLOO, ON, July 3, 2014 /CNW/ - Manulife has entered into a three year sponsorship as the Mental Health at Work(®) Champion of Excellence with Excellence Canada to help improve the mental health of Canadians within the workplace. Manulife will work with Excellence Canada to further promote and administer the program for organizations across Canada. According to the Mental Health Commission of Canada, more than 6.7 million people in Canada are...

2014-07-03 12:09:17

The JAMA Network Journals Bottom Line: A clinical trial found a reduction in seizures and improvement in related symptoms, including depression and anxiety, in patients with psychogenic nonepileptic seizures (PNES) who were treated with cognitive behavioral therapy informed psychotherapy (CBT-ip) with and without the medication sertraline. Authors: W. Curt LaFrance, Jr., M.D., M.P.H., of Brown University, Rhode Island Hospital, Providence, R.I., and colleagues. Background: PNES is...

2014-07-03 11:54:27

Lifespan New treatment manual targets psychogenic nonepileptic seizures A new study led by a Rhode Island Hospital researcher has found that a cognitive behavior therapy-informed psychotherapy significantly reduces the seizures in patients with psychogenic nonepileptic seizures (PNES), a conversion disorder present worldwide and that affects up to 400,000 people in the U.S. The study led by W. Curt LaFrance Jr., M.D., M.P.H., director of neuropsychiatry and behavioral neurology at...

2014-07-03 08:23:41

TUCSON, Ariz., July 3, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- A unique new program designed by a Southeastern Arizona company, Biobalance Integrated Wellness, may revolutionize care for veterans with symptoms of neurological injury such as PTSD and TBI. The small business is implementing a new program titled: Trauma Resiliency and Integrated Neurotrainer (TRAIN) combining an established Brain Paint (TM) EEG neurofeedback system with peer recovery support Trauma Resiliency Model (TRM) methods. Photo -...

2014-07-02 23:11:57

A Heroes in Recovery 6K Run/Walk event is taking place on July 26 to support those in recovery and break the stigma associated with addiction. Nashville, TN (PRWEB) July 02, 2014 Heroes in Recovery, a movement celebrating the heroic efforts of those who seek addiction and mental health treatment, has set its sights on Roswell GA, for one of its family-friendly 6K Run/Walk events. The goal of the race is to garner support for people in recovery and to educate the community at large about...


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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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Word of the Day
tessitura
  • The prevailing range of a vocal or instrumental part, within which most of the tones lie.
This word is Italian in origin and comes from the Latin 'textura,' web, structure.