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2014-07-16 16:23:52

Innovative Program Offers Proven Techniques to Recognize and Respond to Mental Illness and Addiction WASHINGTON, July 16, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The National Council for Behavioral Health today joined Senators Kelly Ayotte (NH) and Mark Begich (AK) and Representatives Lynn Jenkins (KS) and Ron Barber (AZ) for two congressional staff briefings on Mental Health First Aid for Public Safety Officers. The congressional hosts are also the lead co-sponsors of the Mental Health...

2014-04-24 12:29:39

Innovative Program Offers Proven Techniques to Recognize and Respond to Mental Illness and Addiction WASHINGTON, April 24, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The National Council for Behavioral Health (National Council), along with leaders from veterans service organizations and fellow mental health advocates, today launched a new training program - Mental Health First Aid for Veterans - that offers participants a simple, proven combination of information and techniques to recognize and...

2014-03-31 20:22:48

$900 Million Investment in Mental Health Services is Most Significant in Decades WASHINGTON, March 31, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The U.S. Senate today passed legislation that included $900 million to fund the bipartisan Excellence in Mental Health Act. The legislation, which passed the U.S. House of Representatives last week as part of the Medicare SGR Repeal bill, establishes a two year demonstration program in eight states to offer a broad range of mental health and...

2013-11-05 23:24:34

Nominations are now being accepted for the National Council-Relias Visionary Leadership in Behavioral Health Award. Cary, NC (PRWEB) November 05, 2013 Relias Learning is pleased to sponsor the National Council for Behavioral Health’s 2014 Visionary Leadership Award. This award, one of National Council’s Awards of Excellence, recognizes a staff member or volunteer who has demonstrated outstanding leadership in behavioral healthcare—improving the lives of individuals with mental...


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endocarp
  • The hard inner (usually woody) layer of the pericarp of some fruits (as peaches or plums or cherries or olives) that contains the seed.
This word comes from the Greek 'endon,' in, within, plus the Greek 'kardia,' heart.
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