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Latest New Freedom Commission on Mental Health Stories

2010-01-29 07:00:00

HARRISBURG, Pa., Jan. 29 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The mental health advocacy and provider communities in Pennsylvania support the decision by the PA Department of Public Welfare (DPW) to close Allentown State Hospital (ASH), an institution for people who have mental illnesses.

2009-02-17 09:00:00

Impact of Economy, Vet Difficulties Demonstrate Urgency; Advances in Treatments, New Policies Present Opportunities ALEXANDRIA, Va., Feb.

2008-12-15 09:00:00

Achievements of Past Century Include Major Milestones in the Advancement of Rights and Treatment for Individuals with Mental Health Conditions ALEXANDRIA, Va., Dec.

2008-09-18 12:00:11

DETROIT, Sept. 18 /PRNewswire/ -- Wayne County is partnering with the National Mental Health Awareness Campaign (NMHAC) to increase mental health awareness among youth during upcoming programs at two Detroit area schools.


Word of the Day
upstander
  • A person who stands up for something, as contrasted to a bystander who remains inactive.
  • One of the upright handlebars on a traditional Inuit sled.
The word 'upstander' in the first sense here is a play on the word 'bystander' and the idea of 'standing up' for something.