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2014-07-30 23:14:28

Medication-Assisted Recovery Services (MARS™), a leading national nonprofit organization that provides peer support services and training to address the needs of the medication-assisted recovery community, announced it is creating an enhancement for peer recovery support efforts throughout New York State that will include several rural areas in upstate NY. New York, NY (PRWEB) July 30, 2014 MARS™ (Medication-Assisted Recovery Services), a leading national nonprofit organization that...

2014-07-23 23:16:51

In collaboration with Entertainment Industries Council’s (EIC) First Draft campaign, the July 24th Episode will spotlight Mental Health Treatment and Support Resources. Los Angeles, CA (PRWEB) July 22, 2014 The Entertainment Industries Council, Inc. (EIC) leads the way in providing resources, educational tools and recognition activities for thousands of entertainment and news productions that tell the stories of prevention, treatment and recovery. On July 24, 2014, at 9pm, the new ABC...

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...

2014-07-15 23:05:44

To Learn New Strategies to Prevent and Reduce Teen Drug Use Washington, D.C. (PRWEB) July 15, 2014 Nearly 2,000 substance abuse prevention and treatment specialists from across the country will convene in Orlando, Fla. on July 20-24 for Community Anti-Drug Coalitions of America (CADCA)’s 2014 Mid-Year Training Institute. The week-long training, held at the Hilton Orlando Bonnet Creek Hotel, will teach participants how to address one of our nation’s biggest public health challenges –...

2014-07-10 08:28:09

ARLINGTON, Va., July 10, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- One of the best steps in recovery from mental illness is a job, but the national unemployment rate for individuals receiving public mental health services is approximately 80 percent, according to a report issued by the National Alliance on Mental Illness (NAMI). http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnvar/20100216/NAMILOGO The states with the five highest levels of unemployed persons in the public mental health care system are: -- Maine...

2014-07-08 23:09:35

CarePlus has received word from the Department of Human Services, Division of Mental Health and Addiction Services that they are now a provisionally Certified Behavioral Health Home. Paramus, New Jersey (PRWEB) July 08, 2014 Care Plus NJ, Inc. (CarePlus) received word from the State of New Jersey Department of Human Services, Division of Mental Health and Addiction Services (DMHAS) that they are now a provisionally Certified Behavioral Health Home—the first of its kind in the State of...

2014-07-07 23:07:47

A Heroes in Recovery 6K Run/Walk event is taking place on August 16 in Riverside Park to support those in recovery and break the stigma associated with addiction. Nashville, TN (PRWEB) July 07, 2014 Heroes in Recovery, a movement which celebrates the heroic efforts of those who seek the addiction and mental health help they need without feeling ashamed or isolated, is proud to announce its inaugural Heroes in Recovery 6k Run/Walk in New York City. The Heroes movement, ignited by...

2014-07-02 23:11:57

A Heroes in Recovery 6K Run/Walk event is taking place on July 26 to support those in recovery and break the stigma associated with addiction. Nashville, TN (PRWEB) July 02, 2014 Heroes in Recovery, a movement celebrating the heroic efforts of those who seek addiction and mental health treatment, has set its sights on Roswell GA, for one of its family-friendly 6K Run/Walk events. The goal of the race is to garner support for people in recovery and to educate the community at large about...

2014-07-02 23:11:33

Summit provides an opportunity for behavioral and primary healthcare professionals to learn more about the advancement and implementation of integrated healthcare. Current integrated healthcare trends and initiatives will be discussed from a local, statewide and national perspective. Link to summit registration form is available below. Monroe, LA (PRWEB) July 02, 2014 Northeast Delta Human Services Authority (NE Delta HSA) announced today The Statewide Primary Care and Behavioral Health...

2014-06-23 16:24:59

ORLANDO, Fla., June 23, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Registration is open for the 28th annual Alternatives conference, the oldest national mental health conference organized by and for individuals with mental health conditions, to be held October 22-26, 2014, at the Caribe Royale in Orlando, Florida. The conference website is http://alternatives2014.mhasp.org. "The theme - 'Creating the Future: Change, Challenge, Opportunity' - reflects the fact that we who have psychiatric...


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