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2014-03-18 23:26:09

The Paramus Stigma Free Zone is offering Mental Health First Aid as a community education program in an effort to share potentially life-saving information with those who live and work in Paramus. Paramus, New Jersey (PRWEB) March 18, 2014 In an effort to share potentially life-saving information with those who live and work in Paramus, the Paramus Stigma Free Zone is offering Mental Health First Aid as a community education program. Based on the award winning 8-hour certification course,...

2014-03-17 23:23:51

Arche Wellness Foundation, a licensed behavioral health program in Pittsburgh PA, has received $500,000 in funding from the Thomas J and Sandra L Usher Foundation to treat addiction, mental health issues and women’s health issues. Pittsburgh, PA (PRWEB) March 17, 2014 Today Arche Wellness Foundation announced it has received $500,000 in funding from the Thomas J and Sandra L Usher Foundation to provide addiction treatment, mental and behavioral health services and customized programming...

2014-03-17 16:28:26

Drs. Riemann, Halverson, Jacobi and Leonard Discuss Advanced Treatment Approaches OCONOMOWOC, Wis., March 17, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Several members of the psychiatric team at Rogers Memorial Hospital will offer their expertise during the 2014 Anxiety and Depression Conference March 27-30 in Chicago, Ill. Sponsored by the Anxiety and Depression Association of America (ADAA), the conference features industry leaders from around the world and is the only national professional meeting that...

2014-03-13 23:22:54

The Registered Behavior Technician™ credential to be issued by the Behavior Analyst Certification Board creates training standards for those providing direct services to individuals with developmental disabilities and offers certification to therapists in the growing behavioral intervention field. Los Angeles (PRWEB) March 13, 2014 Institute for Behavioral Training (IBT) today announced the launch of its 40-hour training component which will fulfill the training requirement for the...

2014-03-13 23:22:35

Mental Health First Aid Training - space limited Indianapolis, IN (PRWEB) March 13, 2014 Mental health challenges – such as depression, anxiety, psychosis and substance use – are shockingly common in the United States. In fact, more than one in five American adults will have a mental health problem in any given year. The National Council for Behavioral Health certifies individuals throughout the nation, including Adult and Child Center, to provide Mental Health First Aid courses to...

2014-03-13 23:01:58

Clearview’s Borderline Personality Disorder treatment center for women in Los Angeles now offers a 5-week course for families of women enrolled in its residential or day BPD treatment. Venice Beach, CA (PRWEB) March 13, 2014 When a diagnosis of Borderline Personality Disorder (BPD) is made, it’s not just the person diagnosed who is affected. Family members and loved ones are also impacted by BPD and need support just as much as the person diagnosed. It was for this reason that...

2014-03-11 23:25:45

How It Works & the Benefit to Physical Therapists around the World Astoria, NY (PRWEB) March 11, 2014 Hands-On Seminars, Inc. (HOS)’s unique breakthrough in continuing education for physical therapists has been a work of passion for the two decade old organization. Founders Dr. Dimitrios Kostopoulos and Dr. Konstantine Rizopoulos have been seeking an optimal means of educating practitioners that creates a standard level of instruction and practice without taking too much time away...

2014-03-11 23:02:23

Now is the time to clear the confusion regarding the DSM-5. Get the answers you need to better identify and diagnose children and adolescents with mental health disorders by examining the changes in the DSM-5. Houston, TX (PRWEB) March 11, 2014 Cross Country Education is a leading provider of training for the DSM-5. The DSM-IV was published in 1994 and updated by the APA's DSM-IV-TR in 2000. Since then the DSM has become the "gold standard" and the "mental health...

2014-03-10 23:28:45

This new partnership between TherapySites and the Colorado Counseling Association aims to provide mental health professionals with the necessary resources for an effective online presence. Boulder, Co (PRWEB) March 10, 2014 TherapySites, the leading website and online marketing company for mental health professionals, announced today its affiliation with the Colorado Counseling Association (CCA). This new relationship allows TherapySites to continue to extend their online marketing...

2014-03-10 16:32:37

Board Urges Congress to 1) End Discrimination; 2) Fix Gaps in the Mental Health and Addiction Treatment System; and 3) Support Health Information Technology Funding WASHINGTON, March 10, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The National Association of Psychiatric Health Systems (NAPHS) Board of Trustees this week made recommendations in key policy areas that have the potential to significantly improve the lives of individuals with mental and addictive disorders. The meeting (led by Board...


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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
tesla
  • The unit of magnetic flux density in the International System of Units, equal to the magnitude of the magnetic field vector necessary to produce a force of one newton on a charge of one coulomb moving perpendicular to the direction of the magnetic field vector with a velocity of one meter per second. It is equivalent to one weber per square meter.
This word is named for Nikola Tesla, the inventor, engineer, and futurist.