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2013-11-25 23:01:28

Lakeland College has developed a new online Mental Health program. Lloydminster, Alberta (PRWEB) November 25, 2013 Lakeland College has developed a new online program that aims to educate helping professionals and increase their knowledge, skill and ability to support children, youth and families experiencing mental health challenges. The Mental Health post-credential certificate program is designed for people to take on a part-time basis and will be delivered online. The first intake of...

2013-11-21 23:31:34

For people with schizophrenia, mortality rate is significantly higher than general population, with suicide the leading cause of death. Charlotte, NC (PRWEB) November 21, 2013 Author Janice Holly Booth’s new #1 best-seller, “A Voice out of Nowhere: Inside the mind of a mass murderer,” tells the story of a 22-year-old man with no history of aggression who suddenly murdered his family during one night of psychotically fueled violence. It’s Booth’s first true-crime novel, a genre...

2013-11-21 23:30:31

The federal government has issued the long-awaited final rule regarding insurance coverage of mental health and substance abuse disorder health benefits. San Clemente, CA (PRWEB) November 21, 2013 The federal government has issued the long-awaited final rule regarding insurance coverage of mental health and substance abuse disorder health benefits. The rule, issued jointly by the departments of Health and Human Services, Labor and Treasury, provides a framework for implementation of the...

2013-11-21 12:27:25

NORFOLK, Va., Nov. 21, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- International Survivors of Suicide Day--recognized this year on Saturday, Nov. 23--was created to unite survivors of suicide loss in a day of remembrance, reflection and healing. ValueOptions(®), Inc., a health improvement company specializing in mental and emotional wellbeing and recovery, is joining the conversation about coping with suicide loss by sharing the powerful story of one of its own. (Logo:...

2013-11-21 08:28:08

NORTHRIDGE, Calif., Nov. 21, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- On November 8, 2013, after five years of deliberation, the Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) issued the Final Rule for the Paul Wellstone and Pete Domenici Mental Health Parity and Addiction Equality Act (MHPAE) of 2008. The Final Rule details how insurers must cover care for mental health and addiction treatment. Kantor & Kantor LLP congratulates the Eating Disorders Coalition (EDC) and the Residential Eating...

2013-11-20 23:01:07

Irina Firstein, one of NYC’s premier couples therapist, is pleased to announce Skype consultations, in order to help couples and individuals overcome their fears and problems. (PRWEB) November 20, 2013 Irina Firstein, one of NYC’s premier couples therapist, is pleased to announce Skype consultations, in order to help couples and individuals overcome their fears and problems. Irina Firstein had this to say, “Offering Skype consultations is wonderful. Although the client and I may be...

2013-11-20 12:28:44

ALEXANDRIA, Va., Nov. 20, 2013 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Statement of David L. Shern, Ph.D, interim president and CEO of Mental Health America: "We were stunned and saddened by the news of the tragic events involving R. Creigh Deeds. We join citizens around the state and the country in extending our support to the Deeds family and our prayers for a full recovery. Our thoughts are with them. "We do not yet know all the facts and believe we should not rush to judgment. "We do know...

2013-11-20 08:29:26

ARLINGTON, Va., Nov. 20, 2013 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The National Alliance on Mental Illness (NAMI) has launched a new national program to educate high school students about mental illness. (Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20100216/NAMILOGO ) "NAMI Ending the Silence" features individuals and family members whose lives have been affected by mental illness, who visit high schools to provide "real-life" perspectives based on personal experiences. Free 50-minute presentations are...

2013-11-19 23:31:16

Dedicated to helping individuals find support and help through music, Music Therapist and owner of Music Heals, Sophia Morreale, has recently released a number of new programs for individuals and clients using music and expressive arts therapies. Alexandria, V.A. (PRWEB) November 19, 2013 Music Heals, a company dedicated to educating individuals about music therapy has recently developed and produced new therapeutic resources of seven self-guided audio CDs, a Manual of Theory and Practice...

2013-11-19 23:30:02

HealthForumOnline (HFO) adds a new online continuing education (CE) course, Navigating the Educational and Psychological Assessment of the Special Need Preschooler, to their extensive library of over 85 online CE courses for mental health professionals. This online CE course provides information on the early detection of difficulties and special challenges that can help guide preschool children and families toward appropriate interventions and ultimately, toward better adjustment for both...


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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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