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2014-05-02 23:03:24

TreatmentHelp a company that helps patients find a treatment center to overcome drug addiction names the top 5 treatment centers in New York City. Delray Beach, FL (PRWEB) May 02, 2014 Choosing where your teen recovers for addiction is a difficult decision that should not be made spur-of-the-moment. As a parent, you want your teen to get the best care for the lowest possible cost. Oftentimes, this requires the added stress of careful planning and research, especially in New York City,...

2014-05-01 23:02:10

James Curtin, Chief Executive Officer of Daytop New Jersey, is pleased to announce merger with Crawford House, Skillman, NJ. Skillman, N.J. (PRWEB) May 01, 2014 The Merger of Daytop New Jersey with Crawford House is designed to facilitate physical, emotional and spiritual healing in a safe and mutually supportive community. “Daytop has an extensive history of providing effective recovery programs to adolescents and adults, including educational services, states James Curtin. This...

2014-04-30 23:25:09

The NBCC Foundation has awarded Bonnie McClurd of Ellijay, Georgia, a 2014 rural scholarship. Greensboro, NC (PRWEB) April 30, 2014 The NBCC Foundation, an affiliate of the National Board for Certified Counselors, Inc. (NBCC), recently awarded a 2014 NBCC Foundation rural scholarship to Bonnie McClurd of Ellijay, Georgia. The rural scholarship is awarded to counseling students who commit to practicing in rural areas upon graduation. The mission of the NBCC Foundation is to leverage the...

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 23:21:33

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 23:03:52

Affordable counseling is now available through Dawning Phoenix in Gainesville. DawnEchols, a licensed professional counselor, is the owner and Executive Director of Dawning Phoenix. Gainesville, Georgia (PRWEB) April 30, 2014 Dawning Phoenix is a full service counseling practice providing effective solutions to life’s problems. Private therapy, for individuals, couples & partners, and families is available, along with group therapy and mediation services, commonly called conflict...

2014-04-30 23:02:17

Ce-Classes.com announces the publication of two new courses to help healthcare agencies meet regulatory requirements. (PRWEB) April 30, 2014 Ce-Classes.com announces the creation of several new courses that will assist healthcare agencies in the process to pass accreditation audits from OSHA JCAHO and CARF, or state licensing agencies. Ce-classes.com helps companies and agencies that provide mental health and/or substance abuse services meet their accreditation and state licensing...

2014-04-30 10:42:06

A new KU Leuven study shows for the first time that the dampening or suppression of positive emotions plays an important role in the development of postpartum depression. This has implications for the treatment of depressed mothers. We often forget that depression is characterized by both negative feelings and a lack of positive feelings. Researchers suspect that this may have to do with the way depression-prone individuals deal with positive or happy feelings. These individuals downplay...

2014-04-30 08:33:36

Co-Author of "Friends and Family Bipolar Survival Guide" to share wisdom from 20 years of treating Bipolar, Borderline and substance abuse CHARLESTON, W.V., April 30, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Debra Meehl, DD. is a Certified Pastoral Counselor and Intensively trained Dialectical Behavior Therapist (DBT) and Skills Trainer. She is the founder and President of the Meehl Foundation, Co-Author of the "Friends and Family Bipolar Survival Guide" and documentary presenter of the Life Focus...


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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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