Latest Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration Stories

2011-08-02 10:30:00

According to a US government report, more than half of Americans over the age of 12 drink alcohol, with a quarter of them binge-drinking within the last month.

2011-07-24 05:45:00

More than one-fifth of all Americans are binge drinkers, regularly consuming more than five alcoholic beverages a day.

2011-07-11 16:28:00

CUPERTINO, Calif., July 11, 2011 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The Chief Clinical Officer of the nation's largest treatment provider, CRC Health Group's Dr.

2011-07-06 09:19:00

PHILADELPHIA, July 6, 2011 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Registration is open for the 25th annual Alternatives conference http://www.alternatives2011.org, the oldest national mental health conference organized by and for individuals with psychiatric disabilities, to be held October 26-30, 2011, at the Caribe Royale Orlando in Orlando, Florida. "The theme - 'Coming Home: Creating Our Own Communities of Wellness and Recovery' - reflects the desire for community by individuals with psychiatric...

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.

Word of the Day
  • A young chicken: also used as a pet name for children.
The word 'chickabiddy' may come from 'chick' plus 'biddy', a name used in calling a hen or chicken.