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2014-07-08 23:09:35

CarePlus has received word from the Department of Human Services, Division of Mental Health and Addiction Services that they are now a provisionally Certified Behavioral Health Home. Paramus, New Jersey (PRWEB) July 08, 2014 Care Plus NJ, Inc. (CarePlus) received word from the State of New Jersey Department of Human Services, Division of Mental Health and Addiction Services (DMHAS) that they are now a provisionally Certified Behavioral Health Home—the first of its kind in the State of...

2014-07-07 23:07:47

A Heroes in Recovery 6K Run/Walk event is taking place on August 16 in Riverside Park to support those in recovery and break the stigma associated with addiction. Nashville, TN (PRWEB) July 07, 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 New York City. The Heroes movement, ignited by...

2014-07-02 23:11:57

A Heroes in Recovery 6K Run/Walk event is taking place on July 26 to support those in recovery and break the stigma associated with addiction. Nashville, TN (PRWEB) July 02, 2014 Heroes in Recovery, a movement celebrating the heroic efforts of those who seek addiction and mental health treatment, has set its sights on Roswell GA, for one of its family-friendly 6K Run/Walk events. The goal of the race is to garner support for people in recovery and to educate the community at large about...

2014-07-02 23:11:33

Summit provides an opportunity for behavioral and primary healthcare professionals to learn more about the advancement and implementation of integrated healthcare. Current integrated healthcare trends and initiatives will be discussed from a local, statewide and national perspective. Link to summit registration form is available below. Monroe, LA (PRWEB) July 02, 2014 Northeast Delta Human Services Authority (NE Delta HSA) announced today The Statewide Primary Care and Behavioral Health...

2014-06-23 16:24:59

ORLANDO, Fla., June 23, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Registration is open for the 28th annual Alternatives conference, the oldest national mental health conference organized by and for individuals with mental health conditions, to be held October 22-26, 2014, at the Caribe Royale in Orlando, Florida. The conference website is http://alternatives2014.mhasp.org. "The theme - 'Creating the Future: Change, Challenge, Opportunity' - reflects the fact that we who have psychiatric...

2014-06-14 23:03:11

During this LGBT Pride Month, Mountainside is raising awareness about the disproportionate rate of substance abuse in the lesbian, gay, bisexual, and transgender population. Canaan, CT (PRWEB) June 14, 2014 During this LGBT Pride Month, Mountainside celebrates lesbian, gay, bisexual, and transgender communities and the many global contributions they have made. The addiction treatment center also raises awareness about the disproportionate rate of substance abuse in the LGBT population....

2014-06-09 23:07:59

Narconon Freedom Center discusses the problems associated with drunk and drugged driving and issues a warning along with new educational tools to keep your family safe this summer. Albion, Michigan (PRWEB) June 09, 2014 A national survey of the United States done by the Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration revealed that an estimated 10.3 million people drive under the influence of illegal drugs that year. While many of us are aware of how dangerous drunk driving is,...

2014-06-05 23:10:22

The Single State Authority for the state of Missouri Department of Mental Health is honored by Planning Partners, including Entertainment Industries Council and National Association for the Children of Alcoholics, for outstanding leadership in expanding support for addiction recovery, in strengthening Recovery Month's impact, and in promoting systemic change to foster recovery within the state. Washington, DC (PRWEB) June 05, 2014 The Seventh Annual Ramstad/Kennedy award for...

2014-05-28 23:15:12

May is Mental Health Month and what better time to acquaint readers with Peer Operated Centers, or POCs. These centers offer education, support and, perhaps most importantly, hope to those afflicted with serious mental illness. Lexington, Kentucky (PRWEB) May 28, 2014 On May 23, 2014 KYStars for Mental Health presented a day long conference highlighting key components of Kentucky’s 8 Peer Operated Centers, or POCs. So what are POCs and peer specialists? The website for SAMSHA, a...

xanax abuse on the rise
2014-05-24 06:29:47

April Flowers for redOrbit.com - Your Universe Online The Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration (SAMHSA) has released a report showing that the abuse of Xanax, also known as Alprazolam, is rising in the US — as is the number of emergency room visits associated with the drug. "We're seeing growth in the number of people who are getting into trouble with these drugs," says Pete Delany, director of SAMHSA's Center for Behavioral Health Statistics and Quality,...


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