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2014-03-28 23:26:09

New Memoir Announced by Patrick Kennedy Helps Break the Stigma of Mental Illness Fort Lauderdale, Fla. (PRWEB) March 28, 2014 Announced earlier this month, Patrick Kennedy’s new memoir, A Common Struggle: A Very Personal Journey Through the Past and Future of Mental Illness and Addiction, will bring more attention to bipolar disorder and addiction, something mental health center experts say can only be positive. “Mental illness is the least publicly talked about area of medicine,”...

2014-02-06 23:23:50

Well known and everyday people share their stories and advice for overcoming depression and bipolar disorder Oakland, CA (PRWEB) February 06, 2014 “My uncle, President John F. Kennedy, was the first president to address civil rights as a moral cause. I feel the same passion to eliminate stigma associated with mental illness,” explains former U.S. congressman Patrick Kennedy in a book released this month by New Harbinger Publications. Back from the Brink: True Stories and Practical...

2013-12-09 23:27:52

Medication-Assisted Recovery Services (MARS™), announced its Project Director, Walter Ginter, has been invited to participate in one of three expert panels at the upcoming ONDCP Drug Policy Reform Conference being convened at the White House on December 9, 2013. New York, New York (PRWEB) December 09, 2013 Medication-Assisted Recovery Services (MARS™), part of a leading national nonprofit organization that provides peer support services and training to address the needs of the...

2013-09-23 23:30:40

Former U.S. Congressman Provides Opening Keynote Presentation at Moments of Change Nashville, TN (PRWEB) September 23, 2013 Foundations Recovery Network, an innovative behavioral health treatment provider, is proud to announce the start of its 39th national conference by hosting former United States Congressman Patrick Kennedy as a featured keynote speaker at the Moments of Change conference being held in West Palm Beach, FL, September 23-26, 2013 at The Breakers Hotel. This national...

2013-09-19 23:18:25

Forum addresses the inability to access mental health and addictions services in the region. (PRWEB) September 19, 2013 The Honorable Patrick Kennedy, former Congressman from Rhode Island, will be the keynote speaker at Patriots for Parity, on October 1, in the Philadelphia City Hall Council Chambers from 6:00 -8:00 p.m. The community forum will address the problems individuals with mental health and addictions issues have accessing professional care in their local communities throughout...

2013-06-18 23:15:05

Chief of Community Policy Management Section, Division of MH/DD/SAS NC Department of Health and Human Services honored for outstanding leadership in supporting addiction recovery and in promoting treatment resources. Washington, DC (PRWEB) June 18, 2013 The sixth annual Ramstad/Kennedy Award for outstanding leadership recognizes the extraordinary impact of Flo Stein, North Carolina´s Department of Health and Human Services Chief of Community Policy Management Section, Division of...

2013-06-11 20:23:43

Stockton Holds an Addiction & Mental Health Parity Hearing SEABROOK, N.J., June 11, 2013 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Seabrook House is proud to join the Honorable Patrick Kennedy in his fight for mental health and addiction equality at a hearing at Stockton College today. The Mental Health Parity and Addiction Equity Act of 2008 is a federal law that protects a group health plan's mental health and/or substance use coverage benefits. The measure was to ensure that mental health...

2013-05-28 12:27:20

Mental Health America Meeting Examines New Strategies, Approaches Transforming Health Care, June 5-8 ALEXANDRIA, Va., May 28, 2013 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Former Congressman Patrick Kennedy, nationally recognized education expert Geoffrey Canada, White House National Drug Control Director R. Gil Kerlikowske, and the head of the administration's Center for Mental Health Services Paolo del Vecchio headline Mental Health America's 2013 Annual Conference, Why Wellness Works:...

2013-05-24 12:24:01

Congressman Fattah Joins Patrick Kennedy in Ireland for Brain Research Conference WASHINGTON, May 24, 2013 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Congressman Chaka Fattah (D-PA), a long-time Congressional champion of brain research, travels to Dublin, Ireland this weekend to attend an invitation only conference on neuroscience. The invitation was issued by the Irish Presidency of the European Union and the European Commission to participate in the conference: Healthy Brain: Healthy Europe - A...

2013-04-09 12:29:29

ALEXANDRIA, Va., April 9, 2013 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Former Congressman and mental health champion Patrick Kennedy will kick off Capitol Hill Day at Mental Health America's 2013 Annual Conference, Why Wellness Works: Breakthroughs and Pathways to Whole Health, which will take place June 5 - 8, 2013, at the Gaylord National Resort & Convention Center in National Harbor, Maryland, just outside of Washington, DC. Kennedy will speak on the morning of Thursday, June 6, to advocates from...