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2014-05-06 16:31:50

WASHINGTON, May 6, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Today, Health and Human Services Secretary Kathleen Sebelius recognized Chiara de Blasio, daughter of New York City Mayor Bill de Blasio, for speaking out about her experience with depression and substance use, and encouraging young people in similar situations to seek help. de Blasio received the special recognition award at the Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration's (SAMHSA) National Children's Mental Health...

2014-04-24 12:29:39

Innovative Program Offers Proven Techniques to Recognize and Respond to Mental Illness and Addiction WASHINGTON, April 24, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The National Council for Behavioral Health (National Council), along with leaders from veterans service organizations and fellow mental health advocates, today launched a new training program - Mental Health First Aid for Veterans - that offers participants a simple, proven combination of information and techniques to recognize and...

2014-04-11 23:24:04

Admission counselors for The Pinnacle Schools Elk River Treatment Program (ERTP) report a jump in inquiries for summer placement in its adolescent residential treatment program in north Alabama. Huntsville, AL (PRWEB) April 11, 2014 Admission counselors for the Elk River Treatment Program (ERTP) report a jump in inquiries for summer placement in its adolescent residential treatment program in north Alabama. The spike is likely part of a seasonal trend, according to national studies....

2014-04-09 08:28:50

Dr. Sarah Bagley to be honored at American Society of Addiction Medicine Conference SAN DIEGO and ORLANDO, Fla., April 9, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Millennium Research Institute (MRI) today announced Dr. Sarah Bagley, a fellow in addiction medicine in the Section of General Internal Medicine at Boston University Medical Center in Boston, as the inaugural recipient of the American Society of Addiction Medicine (ASAM) and Millennium Research Institute Research Fellowship Award, which...

2014-04-08 12:31:58

WASHINGTON, April 8, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Mental health activists in eight states are organizing to proclaim Sunday, May 4, 2014, National Mental Health and Dignity Day, as part of the annual celebration of Mental Health Month. Using social media and grassroots organizing, they are encouraging their peers around the country to organize events on this day, and asking City and State governments to recognize May 4 as an official day of observance. They are coming together to...

2014-04-01 23:27:04

CarePlus has announced their membership in the New Jersey Health Care Quality Institute. Paramus, New Jersey (PRWEB) April 01, 2014 To further their commitment to quality, innovation, and cost containment in the field of integrated primary and mental health care, Care Plus NJ, Inc. (CarePlus) has announced their membership in the New Jersey Health Care Quality Institute (NJHCQI). As a leading provider of outpatient mental health care for adults and children in the northern New Jersey...

2014-03-28 23:26:13

Behavioral health expert Ben Brafman served as moderator for the March 4, 2014 roundtable discussion, “Limited Resources, Unlimited Hope: Addressing the Dual Diagnosis of Mental Illness and Substance Abuse.” Fort Lauderdale, Fla. (PRWEB) March 28, 2014 Behavioral health expert Ben Brafman served as moderator for the March 4, 2014 roundtable discussion, “Limited Resources, Unlimited Hope: Addressing the Dual Diagnosis of Mental Illness and Substance Abuse.” Held at Park Shore in...

2014-03-14 23:24:31

The 6K Run/Walk takes place on June 21 to support the Collegiate Recovery Community at UNC Charlotte. Nashville, Tennessee (PRWEB) March 14, 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 Charlotte. The movement, started by Foundations Recovery Network (FRN), which includes Black Bear Lodge in...

2014-03-03 23:04:24

Residential rehab center helps fund Reseda school's literacy program. Reseda, CA (PRWEB) March 03, 2014 The Discovery House is pleased to announce that it has donated $5,000 to Bertrand Elementary School for the support of its literacy program. Principal Esta Herman of Bertrand Elementary accepted the donation on behalf of the school, and she and her staff are looking forward to seeing the results from the literacy program they will implement with the funds. The school will use the...

2014-02-28 23:03:03

Daytop New Jersey encouraged by Affordable Care Act inclusion for treatment of adolescent mental illness and addiction. Mendham, NJ (PRWEB) February 28, 2014 For many parents, constantly thinking about how they cannot afford care for the mental health and addiction problems of their children is frustrating and demoralizing. James P. Curtin, Executive Director of Daytop New Jersey, the well-known adolescent recovery program and preparatory school located in Mendham, NJ says, “Everyone...


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  • A small crescent-shaped structure or marking, especially the white area at the base of a fingernail that resembles a half-moon.
This word is a diminutive of the Latin 'luna,' moon.
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