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One In Five Adults Suffered Mental Illness In 2010
2012-01-19 12:36:26

According to a survey by the Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration (SAMHSA), one in five adults in the U.S. suffered a mental illness in 2010.

2011-09-23 20:15:00

Entertainment Industries Council encourages the positive work being done by the Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration through its Recovery Month Photo Challenge.

2011-09-19 22:25:00

Narconon counselors help handle the reports on treatment admissions that show women suffer from higher rates of prescription drug and methamphetamine addiction while youth fall prey to marijuana,

2011-09-16 01:40:00

Event on Capitol Hill Previews 15th Annual PRISM Awards Showcase Television Special Debuting Nationally on September 25th on Twelve Cable Networks Washington,


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.