Latest Mental Illness Awareness Week Stories

2014-10-01 08:31:14

Oct. 5-11 is National Mental Illness Awareness Week WASHINGTON, Oct. 1, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Mental health disorders affect one in five Americans each year, yet only a fraction of those people receive treatment, according to the Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration. Oct. 5-11 is National Mental Illness Awareness Week. The American Psychological Association offers tip sheets and videos to help families and friends identify warning signs and support their loved...

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...

2014-07-15 12:28:42

An Industry-First 1% of All Sales Across All Products and Retailers Will be Donated to Community-Based Organizations NEW YORK, July 15, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- philosophy, the wellbeing beauty brand, announces the launch of the hope & grace initiative, an unprecedented, unending commitment to support mental health. Through the hope & grace initiative, philosophy will dedicate 1% of all sales across all products to effective community-based organizations working to empower women through...

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...

2014-05-23 23:09:28

Awareness campaigns help fight the stigma against rising tide of mental health disorders. Fort Lauderdale, Fla. (PRWEB) May 23, 2014 May is Mental Health Awareness month, which is great news for the estimated 26.2 percent of US adults who are living with mental illness each year. The Sylvia Brafman Mental Health Facility in South Florida has seen firsthand the need for quality mental health treatment, as demand for their services has skyrocketed since 2012. “We opened our doors in...

2013-10-24 23:33:32

Mental health community expands through interaction and growth of social media pages. Fort Lauderdale, FL (PRWEB) October 24, 2013 National Mental Illness Awareness Week, October 6-12, 2013 aims to increase the awareness and discussion about mental illness in America and that is just what is happening on the social media pages of The Sylvia Brafman Mental Health Center. The treatment facility, a specialized mental illness treatment center which opened last year has seen a tremendous...

Word of the Day
  • An evil spirit; a devil.
  • A nightmare.
  • In astrology, the twelfth house of a scheme or figure of the heavens: so called from its signifying dreadful things, such as secret enemies, great losses, imprisonment, etc.
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