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2011-05-07 00:00:28

Awards to InTheRooms.com, Richie Supa; TV/Online Host Alison Haislip from “The Voice” Signs On Burbank, CA (PRWEB) May 06, 2011 The 15th Annual PRISM Awards, presented last week, have for the first time taken a heavy music and social media focus, according to Brian Dyak, President and CEO of the Entertainment Industries Council, Inc.

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.

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.

Word of the Day
  • An aromatic woolly plant (Origanum dictamnus) native to Crete, formerly believed to have magical powers.
The word 'dittany' may come from the name of Mount Diktē in Crete, where it was supposed to grow.