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2014-08-29 23:11:19

In an upcoming workshop for health professionals in September, Toronto doctors Lynda and Michael Thompson will share their expertise in the field of neurofeedback. The use of neurofeedback has gained in popularity in recent years and in 2012 the American Academy of Pediatrics rated it as a level 1 treatment for ADHD. London, England (PRWEB) August 29, 2014 From Sept. 29-Oct. 3, 2014, Drs. Lynda and Michael Thompson will be presenting a workshop on Neurofeedback Fundamentals in beautiful...

2014-08-28 23:15:25

Run/Walk to Break the Stigma Associated with Addiction and Mental Health Includes $1500 Prize Purse for Top Finishers Nashville, Tennessee (PRWEB) August 28, 2014 Heroes in Recovery, a movement celebrating the heroic efforts of those who seek addiction and mental health treatment, returns to Leiper’s Fork for the fourth straight year for one of its family-friendly 6K Run/Walk events. The goal of the race is to garner support for people in recovery and to educate the community at large...

2014-08-28 23:15:14

In response to the recent death of Robin Williams, grief expert, Edy Nathan MA, LCSW, discusses the trap of depression and how sufferers can potentially battle the disease. New York, New York (PRWEB) August 28, 2014 In the weeks after the untimely death of actor and comedian Robin Williams, world renowned grief expert made a statement on the overwhelming nature of untreated depression. Nathan points out that therapeutic assistance is necessary to help individuals realize that there is a...

2014-08-28 23:14:36

With incidents of self-harm on the rise, social media networks are facing pressure to prevent graphic images that trigger the disease. However, clinical psychologist Joanne J. Wendt says help for self-injury lies closer to home. San Diego, California (PRWEB) August 28, 2014 Therapists who treat self-harm patients have been in the news recently, asking social media sites such as YouTube and Tumblr to do a better job of policing images on their platforms that encourage self-harm. However,...

2014-08-28 23:12:35

Media coverage of celebrity suicide can sometimes lead to an increase in suicidal acts. Fort Lauderdale, Fla. (PRWEB) August 28, 2014 A leading Florida mental health program is raising awareness about the possibility of suicide contagion as a result of media coverage surrounding Robin Williams’ death. When celebrity suicides make headlines, there is an increased risk of ‘copycat suicides’ among the general public. The Sylvia Brafman Mental Health Center stresses that the focus...

2014-08-27 23:06:35

The Meadows trauma and addiction treatment center has announced enhancements to its inpatient program. Wickenburg, Arizona (PRWEB) August 27, 2014 The Meadows trauma and addiction treatment center has announced enhancements to its inpatient program, including an expansion of services and increased length of stay for patients who admit September 3, 2014 and after. Jim Dredge, CEO of The Meadows, reported The Meadows will increase its length of stay to 45 days to allow patients the...

2014-08-27 23:01:19

Florida Mental Health Counselors Association is the leading organization dedicated to the needs of mental health counseling professionals. Lake Worth, FL (PRWEB) August 27, 2014 Millennium Treatment Group is proud to announce that they are now a sponsor for Florida Mental Health Counselors Association (FMHCA). The addiction treatment facility looks forward to the benefits the new sponsorship is sure to provide. FMHCA is an organization dedicated exclusively to meeting the professional...

2014-08-27 12:31:07

VICTORIA, Aug. 27, 2014 /CNW/ - The Mental Health Commission of Canada (MHCC) has released a new report outlining 16 recommendations for police education and training to better prepare Canadian police personnel for interactions with people with mental illness. The report, entitled TEMPO: Police Interactions - A report towards improving interactions between police and people living with mental health problems, was launched at the 109(th) annual conference of the Canadian Association of Chiefs...

2014-08-26 16:27:51

Former U.S. Rep. Patrick Kennedy, VA Senator Creigh Deeds, Other Mental Health Advocates To Participate In NAMI's "National Day Of Action For Mental Health" WASHINGTON, Aug. 26, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The National Alliance on Mental Illness (NAMI), the nation's largest grassroots mental health organization, today announced that it will launch a National Day of Action for Mental Health on Thursday, September 4(th) during its annual convention in Washington, DC. As part of the...

2014-08-26 12:28:23

For More than a Decade, the Company has Partnered with NAMI to Make a Difference NORFOLK, Va., Aug. 26, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- ValueOptions(®), Inc., a health improvement company specializing in mental and emotional wellbeing and recovery, today announced its sponsorship of the 2014 National Alliance on Mental Illness (NAMI) National Conference, which runs from Sept. 3-6. This is the company's 13(th) consecutive year as the sponsor of the Welcome Center....


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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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