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2013-02-25 23:00:49

In 2012, Mobile Health saw a positive pre-employment drug test rate of only 2.7% of all patients seen. New York City, NY (PRWEB) February 25, 2013 Patients of home health aides can rest assured as only 2.7% of applicant´s failed their pre-employment drug test with Mobile Health. The majority of Mobile Health´s clients are New York home healthcare businesses who use them for drug tests, physical exams, medical clearances, and background checks. As part of New York State law, most...

2013-02-20 08:28:35

INDIANAPOLIS, Feb. 20, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Eli Lilly and Company (NYSE: LLY) announced today that the Team Solutions and Solutions for Wellness program resources for individuals living with serious mental illnesses, such as bipolar disorder and schizophrenia, have been added to the Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration's (SAMHSA) National Registry of Evidence-Based Programs and Practices (NREPP), an online registry of evidence-based interventions for the prevention and...

2013-01-17 16:23:42

WASHINGTON, Jan. 17, 2013 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The National Coalition for Mental Health Recovery (NCMHR), a coalition of 32 statewide organizations representing individuals with mental health conditions, joins with other Americans to thank President Obama for taking bold and decisive action against the shocking escalation of gun violence in America. NCMHR supports the President's statement that people labeled with mental illnesses are far more frequently the targets than the...

Emergency Room Visits Linked To Energy Drink Consumption On The Rise, According To Government Report
2013-01-16 16:26:23

Lawrence LeBlond for redOrbit.com - Your Universe Online It´s probably a good bet that most of us have relied on the pick-me-up boost a caffeinated beverage offers every now and again. It´s also likely that many of us rely on such beverages more than not. For those of us who do drink more than our fair share of caffeine-laced energy drinks, coffees, and colas, it´s probably also a good idea to check out the latest information from a recent government report. The report in...

2013-01-07 12:28:36

Urges Leaders to Identify, Implement Solutions That Expand Capacity, Capabilities of Mental Health Programs and Services ALEXANDRIA, Va., Jan. 7, 2013 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Mental Health America today called on President Obama and Congress to take action in response to the Newtown tragedy by identifying and implementing solutions that expand the capacity and capabilities of the nation's mental health programs and services. In letters to the President and Members of Congress, the...

2012-12-19 05:00:06

Rhode Island Rally4Recovery is 2013 National Hub Event Washington, D.C. (PRWEB) December 18, 2012 Patrick Kennedy will be the Grand Marshall for Rally for Recovery 2013, as tens of thousands of people speak out, march, run and walk on Saturday, September 21, 2013 during the 24th annual Recovery Month observances. From Rhode Island, the national hub for events taking place across the nation and around the world, to Pennsylvania and the United Kingdom, people in recovery, their families,...

2012-12-17 16:24:29

NORFOLK, Va., Dec. 17, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- ValueOptions(®), Inc., a health improvement company that specializes in emotional wellbeing and recovery, announced today that Clarence Jordan, Vice President of Wellness & Recovery, has been awarded a Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Association (SAMHSA) 2012 Voice Awards Fellowship. SAMHSA's Voice Award Fellowship Program is designed to increase the reach of consumer/peer leaders in the behavioral health...

2012-12-14 20:20:54

ARLINGTON, Va., Dec. 14, 2012 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ --The National Alliance on Mental Illness (NAMI) has issued the following statement which includes recommended links to trauma resources for families: (Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20100216/NAMILOGO) "Like other Americans, NAMI is horrified and saddened by today's tragedy at Sandy Hook Elementary School. As of Friday at 5:00 p.m. (Eastern), news reports indicated that close to 30 people were shot and killed, most of them...

2012-11-26 16:24:27

LANDOVER, Md., Nov. 26, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- The Cloudburst Group today announced that Dr. Vladimir Knezevic, an innovative leader with a history of success in providing support to clinical and public health research, has joined the firm as Director of its Center for Public Health. In this position, Dr. Knezevic will be responsible for managing and driving the firm's established business in health communications, evaluation research and performance measurement, program planning and technical...

2012-11-02 15:23:19

ALEXANDRIA, Va., Nov. 2, 2012 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Mental Health America today said local affiliates in areas affected by Hurricane Sandy are struggling to deliver vital services to fellow citizens and urged greater attention to the mental health impact of the disaster. "We know that the devastation caused by Hurricane Sandy affects the mental health of millions. Thousands of individuals with mental health conditions are without essential needs, including the medicine, counseling and...