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2014-07-08 23:12:30

MacPhee discusses the mission to promote emotional health and prevent suicide among college students. Wayne, PA (PRWEB) July 08, 2014 BetterWorldians Radio today announced that John MacPhee, Executive Director of The Jed Foundation, was a guest on the weekly Internet radio show. BetterWorldians Radio inspires with the people and ideas that are making the world a better place. The show featuring MacPhee aired on Thursday, July 3rd and is now available via podcast on the VoiceAmerica...

2014-07-01 23:07:44

AVERT™ Delivers Proven and Efficient Solution for Broad Assessment of Suicide Risk (PRWEB) July 01, 2014 ERT, a leading provider of technology solutions and services that increase the reliability and efficiency of high-quality patient data collection, today announced that the State of Oklahoma, Department of Mental Health and Substance Abuse Services (ODMHSAS) is implementing the AVERT™ Suicide Risk Assessment (SRA) system as a key component in its development of a public health...

2014-06-25 12:30:44

AFSP Urges Increased and Strategic Efforts to Address Suicide Prevention and the Trending Increase in Numbers NEW YORK, June 25, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- U.S. national suicide deaths rose slightly for the fifth year in a row from 12.1 per 100,000 in 2010 to 12.3 per 100,000 in 2011, according to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention's (CDC) Data & Statistics Fatal Injury Report. Suicide rates, for both males and females, show similarly slight increases with the...

2014-06-13 12:24:58

However, Student Suicide Attempts Continue To Show A Downward Trend Over The Longer Term NEW YORK, June 13, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- U.S. high school students, grades 9-12, have shown a slight increase from 7.8 percent to 8.0 percent from 2011 to 2013 in those students who have attempted suicide one or more times, according to the 2013 National Youth Risk Behavior Survey (YRBS) released yesterday by the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention. In addition, youth who have...

2014-06-10 12:31:24

Thousands Unite to Bring Suicide and Mental Disorders 'Out Of The Darkness' and to Raise Funds for Life-Saving Suicide Research and Prevention Programs PHILADELPHIA, June 10, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Thousands of people touched by suicide and mental disorders will participate in a 17-mile Overnight Walk in Philadelphia on Saturday, June 28, making a bold statement as they journey through the night to raise funds and awareness for suicide education and prevention. The Out of the...

2014-06-09 16:25:22

Thousands Walk for the Out of the Darkness(SM) Walk with American Foundation for Suicide Prevention SEATTLE, June 9, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The Out of the Darkness Overnight Walk (Overnight) is a 17-mile fundraising walk designed to raise awareness for the critical need to reduce the annual rate of suicide by 20 percent by year 2025 - saving 7,600 lives each year. Hosted by the American Foundation for Suicide Prevention (AFSP), the Overnight raises funds to provide further...

2014-05-27 16:25:00

A comprehensive public health approach to violence reduction is needed WASHINGTON, May 27, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The National Coalition for Mental Health Recovery (NCMHR) grieves for the tragedy that occurred in Isla Vista, California, on May 23. Our hearts go out to the victims' families, and all who have been impacted in the community and across the country. All Americans are traumatized by the string of mass shootings that have gripped this country, and rightly want...

2014-05-14 16:25:33

Student Films Recognized for Communicating Mental Health Awareness SACRAMENTO, Calif., May 14, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Twelve films created by California high school and University of California (UC) students were announced as statewide winners in the second annual Directing Change Video Contest during a ceremony held yesterday afternoon as part of Mental Health Matters Day. The student video contest, sponsored by the California Mental Health Services Authority (CalMHSA), empowers young people...

2014-05-09 23:05:31

Entertainment Industries Council releases guiding principles for mental health and suicide prevention language and social media usage. Los Angeles, CA (PRWEB) May 09, 2014 The Entertainment Industries Council’s (EIC) TEAM Up (Tools for Entertainment and Media) has released first-of-its-kind Social Media Guidelines for Mental Health Promotion and Suicide Prevention, a set of tools that assist people in safely and effectively talking about mental health and suicide-related issues via...

2014-05-08 23:04:34

Developed by Entertainment Industries Council’s TEAM Up, and Backed by National Association of Broadcasters and Radio Television Digital News Association, New Tools Show Opportunity to Use Social Media to Prevent Suicide and Improve Mental Health Los Angeles, CA (PRWEB) May 08, 2014 The Entertainment Industries Council’s (EIC) TEAM Up (Tools for Entertainment and Media) has released the first-of-its-kind Social Media Guidelines for Mental Health Promotion and Suicide Prevention, a set...


Word of the Day
caparison
  • A cloth or covering, more or less ornamented, laid over the saddle or furniture of a horse, especially of a sumpter-horse or horse of state.
  • Clothing, especially sumptuous clothing; equipment; outfit.
  • To cover with a caparison, as a horse.
  • To dress sumptuously; adorn with rich dress.
This word ultimately comes from the Medieval Latin 'cappa,' cloak.
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