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2011-05-03 08:00:00

Trauma-informed services and supports can lead to improved school attendance, fewer arrests, and reduced suicide attempts WASHINGTON, May 3, 2011 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- According to data released today by the Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration (SAMHSA), children and youth affected by traumatic events improve their functioning in community-based "system of care" programs.

2011-05-01 00:09:03

The Black Swan, The Fighter, Mad Men, Grey’s Anatomy, Nurse Jackie & Parenthood also receive PRISM Nods Los Angeles, CA (PRWEB) April 29, 2011 The Black Swan, The Fighter, Mad Men, Grey’s Anatomy, Nurse Jackie are among the productions that were recognized at the 15th Annual PRISM Awards at the Beverly Hills Hotel Thursday, April 28, 2011.

2011-04-28 07:54:00

Curtis to be joined by HHS Secretary, Chairman of National Endowment for the Arts and other dignitaries at May 3 tribute event WASHINGTON, April 28, 2011 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Golden Globe award-winning actress and New York Times bestselling children's book author Jamie Lee Curtis will celebrate the sixth annual National Children's Mental Health Awareness Day at the "Building Resilience in Young Children Dealing with Trauma" program on May 3 in Washington, D.C.

2011-03-25 06:50:00

NASHVILLE, Tenn., March 25, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- EPower & Associates, Inc. has been named the sole source provider for the acclaimed trauma-informed response program, Risking Connection®, to King County Mental Health, Chemical Abuse and Dependency Services.

2011-03-04 00:00:28

Confidential Suicide Prevention Hotline Provides Veterans 24/7 Access to Help Washington, DC (Vocus/PRWEB) March 03, 2011 The Department of Veterans Affairs (VA) launched a new public service announcement (PSA) today to address the critical need to help veterans in crisis by raising awareness about suicide prevention resources such as the Veterans Suicide Prevention Hotline 1-800-273-TALK (8255). “On average, 18 veterans per day take their own lives,” said Sonja V.

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2010-12-30 14:46:34

The Federal Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration (SAMHSA) said in a report that alcohol-related New Year's celebrations send more young people to hospital emergency rooms than any other time of the year.

2010-12-14 05:00:00

Recognized for Exemplary Implementation of Evidence-Based Interventions MIAMI, Dec.

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2010-12-09 09:10:00

An average of 30 million Americans each year get behind the wheel and drive while drunk, according to a new study from the Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration (SAMHSA).


Word of the Day
bretelles
  • In dressmaking, straps running from the belt in front over the shoulders to the belt in the back, with more or less elaboration of trimming and outline. They usually broaden at the shoulder and narrow toward the waist.
The word 'bretelles' comes from a French word meaning 'braces'.