Quantcast

Latest Mental health Stories

2014-09-24 12:29:49

AUSTIN, Texas, Sept. 24, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Cenpatico and Superior HealthPlan are sponsoring the 30(th) annual NAMIWalks Austin at the Platinum level, and are the Walk's first ever Platinum Sponsor! NAMIWalks Austin will take place on Saturday, Sept. 27(th), 9:00 a.m., at the Long Center in Austin, Texas. Cenpatico raised over $12,500 for NAMIWalks Austin, exceeding the goal of $10,000, in addition to their Platinum sponsorship. The funds will support mental health programs...

2014-09-23 23:05:24

Mediaplanet announces distribution of its fourth cross-platform edition of Mental Health, which aims to dismantle the stigmas and discrimination associated with mental illness and, ultimately, educate and empower Canadians to take control of their own mental health wellness. The campaign will act as a go-to resource guide for Ontarians, providing information on the support and services available for those affected by mental health issues throughout the province. (PRWEB) September 23, 2014...

2014-09-23 23:00:13

Dr. Samia Abul discusses ‘Deliberate Self-Harm in Substance Abuse Population’ DUBAI, United Arab Emirates (PRWEB) September 24, 2014 The Mayo Clinic describes self-injury or self-harm as the act of deliberately harming one’s body usually as an unhealthy way to cope with emotional pain. In her new book, “Deliberate Self-Harm in Substance Abuse Population” (published by Xlibris UK)” Dr. Samia Abul, a specialist psychiatrist, provides an in-depth look into what she describes as a...

2014-09-22 23:02:30

Manufacturer of Prevagen memory supplement celebrates National Self-Improvement Month by offering techniques to age optimally and live a healthy lifestyle. Madison, WI (PRWEB) September 22, 2014 Quincy Bioscience, one of the fastest-growing private companies in the United States, promotes National Self-Improvement Month this September. The Wisconsin-based biotech company believes that all individuals should have access to self-improvement resources, especially for maintaining healthy...

2014-09-22 12:28:20

NORFOLK, Va., Sept. 22, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- ValueOptions(®), Inc., a health improvement company specializing in mental and emotional wellbeing and recovery, announced today that it has been awarded a one-year contract with the Georgia Department of Behavioral Health and Developmental Disabilities (DBHDD) to provide administrative services in support of Georgia's public, fee-for-service, integrated behavioral health and intellectual and developmental disability (IDD) services system....

2014-09-20 23:02:59

Number of Iowa Children Served Now Approaches 10,000 Des Moines, IA (PRWEB) September 20, 2014 Orchard Place, mental health experts for Iowa’s children, has just released its annual Report Card detailing mission,programs, number of children and families serves as well as new statistics regarding at risk youth. “Orchard Place has seen a significant increase in the number of youth and families served in our programs: a total of 9,830 youth compared to 7,845 youth in 2013, a 25%...

2014-09-18 23:14:29

Free parent resource offers tips and perspectives from teen and family experts including educators, doctors, therapists, wellness professionals, and more. Los Gatos, CA (PRWEB) September 18, 2014 Los Gatos Teen Therapy announced today that as part of its ongoing efforts to encourage positive growth of teens in the community, the agency will provide a free resource for parents of teens in a special blog series called “31 Days to a Better Life With Your Teen.” Throughout the month of...

2014-09-18 23:11:16

Blog conference features 25 contributors and 5 toolkits to raise awareness of weight bias and weight stigma and promote personal advocacy. BEDA gives you the tools to start the talks. Annapolis, MD (PRWEB) September 18, 2014 The Binge Eating Disorder Association (BEDA) is hosting the Third Annual Weight Stigma Awareness Week (#WSAW2014) September 22 – 26 at http://www.bedaonline.com. This year features useful tools for individuals and service providers to prevent or stop weight bias...

work burnout
2014-09-18 03:00:17

Cléa Desjardins, University of Montreal New research from the University of Montreal and Concordia and confirms there are other factors at play Impossible deadlines, demanding bosses, abusive colleagues, unpaid overtime — all these factors can lead to a burnout. When it comes to mental health in the workplace, we often forget to consider the influence of home life. That’s about to change, thanks to new research from Concordia University and the University of Montreal, which...

2014-09-17 23:13:42

Pine Grove Behavioral Health & Addiction Services is celebrating September’s National Recovery Month by honoring its thousands of alumni that have found hope and healing through their treatment at Pine Grove. Hattiesburg, Mississippi (PRWEB) September 17, 2014 Pine Grove Behavioral Health & Addiction Services is celebrating September’s National Recovery Month by honoring its thousands of alumni that have found hope and healing through their treatment at Pine Grove. For thirty...


Latest Mental health Reference Libraries

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...

More Articles (1 articles) »
Word of the Day
caparison
  • A cloth or covering, more or less ornamented, laid over the saddle or furniture of a horse, especially of a sumpter-horse or horse of state.
  • Clothing, especially sumptuous clothing; equipment; outfit.
  • To cover with a caparison, as a horse.
  • To dress sumptuously; adorn with rich dress.
This word ultimately comes from the Medieval Latin 'cappa,' cloak.
Related