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2014-04-04 23:29:52

Give an Hour, a national nonprofit organization providing no-cost mental health services to members of the military, veterans of Iraq and Afghanistan, their loved ones, and their communities, is offering services to anyone affected by the shootings at Fort Hood. Washington, DC (PRWEB) April 03, 2014 Give an Hour™ (http://www.giveanhour.org), a national nonprofit organization providing mental health services, at no-cost, to members of the military, veterans of Iraq and Afghanistan, their...

2014-04-04 12:28:02

ARLINGTON, Va., April 4, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Mary Giliberti, executive director of the National Alliance on Mental Illness (NAMI) has issued the following statement: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnvar/20100216/NAMILOGO "NAMI shares the nation's sadness over Wednesday's tragedy at Fort Hood, Texas. NAMI is an organization of individuals and families, including military service members and veterans, who have had their lives deeply affected by mental illness. We extend our...

2014-04-03 12:29:11

WASHINGTON, April 3, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- (NU) -- The discrimination and stigma surrounding mental health challenges along with a troubling history of medically sanctioned treatments are no secret. Today, for someone with a psychiatric diagnosis -- such as schizophrenia, depression, bipolar or ADHD -- the standard treatment is psychotropic medications that are always doctor-ordered and sometimes court-mandated. Photo - http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20140403/PH97564...

2014-04-03 08:27:14

ARDMORE, Pa., April 3, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- On Dec 11, 2013 the Association for Comprehensive Energy Psychology (ACEP) sponsored a change.org petition that has been signed by over 8,100 people. The petition charges that Wikipedia's information about holistic approaches to healing such as Emotional Freedom Techniques is biased, misleading, out-of-date or wrong, preventing the public from getting accurate information. Furthermore, ACEP believes the editors responsible for these...

2014-04-02 23:24:54

Expansion of partnership with Hazelden Betty Ford delivers Focus on Integrated Treatment (FIT) program. Cary, NC (PRWEB) April 02, 2014 Relias Learning, the online leader in specialized staff training, has expanded their partnership with Hazelden Publishing, a part of the Hazelden Betty Ford Foundation, to provide Focus on Integrated Treatment (FIT), the only interactive, online training program designed to help addiction treatment and mental health professionals develop the skills to...

2014-04-02 23:01:11

Irina Firstein, LCSW Announces Expanded Hours Of Business (PRWEB) April 02, 2014 Irina Firstein, one of NYC’s premier couples therapist, is pleased to announce new expanded hours of business. Prospective individuals interested in getting therapy, can call 212-953-1388, in order to get assistance. In order to learn more, individuals are encouraged to visit: http://www.nyccouplestherapists.com/. About Irina Firstein Irina Firstein is one of NYC’s top couples, and individuals,...

2014-04-02 12:31:03

Industry Leaders Come Together to Reduce the Stigma of Mental Illness and Substance Use Disorders WASHINGTON, April 2, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The Association for Behavioral Health and Wellness (ABHW) today announced the launch of the Stamp Out Stigma initiative, aimed at reaching more than 1,000,000 people in 2014 in order to change perceptions and reduce the stigma of mental illness and substance use disorders. The Stamp Out Stigma campaign will encourage people to take the Stamp...

2014-04-02 08:32:23

Campaign Aims to Reduce the Stigma of Mental Illness and Addictions AUSTIN, Texas, April 2, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Cenpatico announced today its participation in the national Stamp Out Stigma initiative, aimed at reaching more than 1,000,000 people in 2014. The goal of the campaign is to change perceptions and reduce the stigma of mental illness and addictions. http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnvar/20111213/DA22341LOGO The Stamp Out Stigma campaign engages the public through social media,...

2014-04-01 23:02:19

Clearview Treatment Programs Center for Borderline Personality Disorder sponsors several upcoming BPD workshops and conferences. Venice Beach, CA (PRWEB) April 01, 2014 Clearview Women’s Center, a Borderline Personality Disorder (BPD) treatment center for women in Los Angeles, is sponsoring four upcoming BPD events around the country. “The more knowledge there is about Borderline Personality Disorder and BPD treatments, the better chance there is for people to make a lasting recovery...

2014-04-01 13:59:22

Curriculum changes, resilience training lowers anxiety, SLU research shows Removing pressure from medical school while teaching students skills to manage stress and bounce back from adversity improves their mental health and boosts their academic achievement, Saint Louis University research finds. Stuart Slavin, M.D., M.Ed., associate dean for curriculum at SLU School of Medicine, is the lead author of the paper, which is published the April edition of Academic Medicine. The problem of...


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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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