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2011-06-01 09:21:00

BEVERLY, Massachusetts, June 1, 2011 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Robert Whitaker, award-winning author of Anatomy of an Epidemic, will speak on "Curbing an Epidemic: What Helps and What Hinders in Creating Robust Recovery," on Sunday, June 12, at 9 a.m., at the "Creating Connections Through Dialogue" conference, which will examine the links between dialogue and community, wellness and mental health recovery. The conference - June 10-12, 2011, at Endicott College in Beverly, Mass. - is...

2010-01-21 15:05:00

WASHINGTON, Jan. 21 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The National Coalition of Mental Health Consumer/Survivor Organizations (NCMHCSO) mourns the death of Judi Chamberlin, an internationally renowned activist in the mental health consumer/survivor movement and author of the groundbreaking book "On Our Own: Patient-Controlled Alternatives to the Mental Health System" (1978). Chamberlin, 65, died at home on January 16 after a long illness. Since the early 1970s, Chamberlin worked tirelessly to...


Word of the Day
barratry
  • The offense of persistently instigating lawsuits, typically groundless ones.
  • An unlawful breach of duty on the part of a ship's master or crew resulting in injury to the ship's owner.
  • Sale or purchase of positions in church or state.
This word ultimately comes from the Old French word 'barater,' to cheat.
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