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2014-07-09 23:12:30

Zoe, a teen resident of Eagle Village, reached the monumental "heart stage" recently, an accomplishment residents strive for as they progress through treatment. Hersey, MI (PRWEB) July 09, 2014 Heart stage recognizes a leap forward in healing, personal responsibility and good decision-making for youth at Eagle Village. It signifies an open heart allowing hope for a brighter future and freedom from the trauma and personal struggles that led them to be there. Heart Stage means...

2014-07-08 23:12:30

MacPhee discusses the mission to promote emotional health and prevent suicide among college students. Wayne, PA (PRWEB) July 08, 2014 BetterWorldians Radio today announced that John MacPhee, Executive Director of The Jed Foundation, was a guest on the weekly Internet radio show. BetterWorldians Radio inspires with the people and ideas that are making the world a better place. The show featuring MacPhee aired on Thursday, July 3rd and is now available via podcast on the VoiceAmerica...

2014-07-08 23:12:03

The American Psychiatric Nurses Association (APNA) 28th Annual Conference will offer attendees the opportunity to earn more than 130 continuing nursing education contact hours through scientific and educational sessions, symposia, interactive panels, and posters tailored for psychiatric-mental health nurses. Falls Church, VA (PRWEB) July 08, 2014 The American Psychiatric Nurses Association's 28th Annual Conference will be held October 22-25, 2014 at the JW Marriott Indianapolis in...

2014-07-08 23:09:35

CarePlus has received word from the Department of Human Services, Division of Mental Health and Addiction Services that they are now a provisionally Certified Behavioral Health Home. Paramus, New Jersey (PRWEB) July 08, 2014 Care Plus NJ, Inc. (CarePlus) received word from the State of New Jersey Department of Human Services, Division of Mental Health and Addiction Services (DMHAS) that they are now a provisionally Certified Behavioral Health Home—the first of its kind in the State of...

2014-07-08 23:08:53

Momentous Institute convenes nation’s education and mental health experts to share innovative solutions that help kids build social emotional health. Dallas, Texas (PRWEB) July 08, 2014 Momentous Institute announced the speakers for its third annual Changing the Odds Conference, including keynote speaker Malcolm Gladwell, the internationally-renowned New York Times best-selling author. Gladwell’s latest book, “David and Goliath”, examines adversity and will offer attendees a new...

2014-07-08 16:25:44

OTTAWA, July 8, 2014 /CNW/ - Today, the Canadian Alliance on Mental Illness and Mental Health (CAMIMH) announced the five Canadians selected for the 12(th) annual Faces of Mental Illness campaign. CAMIMH received more than 50 unique nominations from across the country. "The Faces of Mental Illness are incredibly brave and inspiring individuals," commented Florence Budden, CAMIMH Campaign Chair 2014. "Each one of them has a unique story and they are all willing to speak openly and...

2014-07-07 23:07:47

A Heroes in Recovery 6K Run/Walk event is taking place on August 16 in Riverside Park to support those in recovery and break the stigma associated with addiction. Nashville, TN (PRWEB) July 07, 2014 Heroes in Recovery, a movement which celebrates the heroic efforts of those who seek the addiction and mental health help they need without feeling ashamed or isolated, is proud to announce its inaugural Heroes in Recovery 6k Run/Walk in New York City. The Heroes movement, ignited by...

2014-07-07 16:23:49

Respected Comic Awarded for Bringing Awareness and Challenging Stereotypes of Obsessive Compulsive Disorder LOS ANGELES, July 7, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- The International OCD Foundation, a non-profit organization dedicated to helping individuals with Obsessive Compulsive Disorder (OCD) and related disorders live full and productive lives, announced today that the 21st Annual OCD Conference will be held in Los Angeles from July 18-20, 2014. The OCD Conference is the only international...

2014-07-03 12:26:19

TSX/NYSE/PSE: MFC SEHK:945 WATERLOO, ON, July 3, 2014 /CNW/ - Manulife has entered into a three year sponsorship as the Mental Health at Work(®) Champion of Excellence with Excellence Canada to help improve the mental health of Canadians within the workplace. Manulife will work with Excellence Canada to further promote and administer the program for organizations across Canada. According to the Mental Health Commission of Canada, more than 6.7 million people in Canada are...

2014-07-03 12:09:17

The JAMA Network Journals Bottom Line: A clinical trial found a reduction in seizures and improvement in related symptoms, including depression and anxiety, in patients with psychogenic nonepileptic seizures (PNES) who were treated with cognitive behavioral therapy informed psychotherapy (CBT-ip) with and without the medication sertraline. Authors: W. Curt LaFrance, Jr., M.D., M.P.H., of Brown University, Rhode Island Hospital, Providence, R.I., and colleagues. Background: PNES is...


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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
penuche
  • A fudgelike confection of brown sugar, cream or milk, and chopped nuts.
'Penuche' is a variant of 'panocha,' a coarse grade of sugar made in Mexico. 'Panocha' probably comes from the Spanish 'panoja, panocha,' ear of grain.
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