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Alternative Therapy in Mental Health

Alternative Therapy in Mental health Pinkymind, an online wellness center's that focuses on counselling has gained a lot of traction in the last few months with quite a lot of app downloads and satisfied customers. They are now taking the next step towards better mental well-being by soon... - June 12, 2019 - PinkyMind

Mobile Game Promises to Develop Cognitive Skills of Players

Mobile Game Promises to Develop Cognitive Skills of Players

A new mobile brain-training game has launched, but what does it do aside from entertain? The game is fun, yes, but it also poses usage in occupational and psychological settings. With a background in mental chronometry, the game promises to increase the cognitive abilities of its users if they spend 10 hours a week or more playing the game. The companies are partnering with the American Psychological Association, the American Neurological Association, and MENSA to further promote the game. - June 11, 2019 - New Breed Games, LLC

Dr. Jahan Aghalar Joins NYCBS

Dr. Jahan Aghalar Joins NYCBS

Jahan Aghalar, M.D. joins New York Cancer & Blood Specialists as a board-certified medical oncologist-hematologist. Dr. Aghalar will be practicing at the Smithtown and New Hyde Park locations. nycancer.com/blog/2019/05/20/dr-jahan-aghalar-joins-nycbs/ A Long Island native, Dr. Aghalar... - June 11, 2019 - New York Cancer & Blood Specialists

eLuma Pilot to Offer Online Special Education Teachers

For the first time ever, eLuma will be offering online Special Education teachers --beginning in the 2019-20 school year. - June 04, 2019 - eLuma Online Therapy

Join Author, Nicole Thompson, at Uncle Bobbie’s Coffee Shop for a Book Talk and Signing of Black Therapists Rock: a Glimpse Through the Eyes of Experts

Join Author, Nicole Thompson, at Uncle Bobbie’s Coffee Shop for a Book Talk and Signing of Black Therapists Rock: a Glimpse Through the Eyes of Experts

Join the discussion on how Black Therapists Rock: A Glimpse Through the Eyes of Experts seeks to end the mental health stigma in Black communities. Since trauma is healed better collectively, each author shares personal accounts of depression, abuse, grief, and other forms of trauma that is often ignored in the community. Nicole’s chapter reveals childhood memories of her mom’s depression that ended with her lifeless body lying next to her at age 8. - May 27, 2019 - GOAT Educators

Pillar Clinical Research Announces New Ratings Initiative: Pillar Precision

Pillar Clinical Research Announces New Ratings Initiative: Pillar Precision

The Dallas based research company plans to roll out a new clinical rating training program, Pillar Precision. The program includes a clinician guide featuring best practices for specific CNS indications, placebo response training, malingering detection, data-driven decision making, and multi-site... - May 24, 2019 - Pillar Clinical Research

Author, Nicole Thompson Seeks to End the Mental Health Stigma in Black Communities with Newly Released Book, Black Therapists Rock: a Glimpse Through the Eyes of Experts

Author, Nicole Thompson Seeks to End the Mental Health Stigma in Black Communities with Newly Released Book, Black Therapists Rock: a Glimpse Through the Eyes of Experts

Black Therapists Rock: A Glimpse Through the Eyes of Experts seeks to end the mental health stigma in Black communities. Since trauma is healed better collectively, each author shares personal accounts of depression, abuse, grief, and other forms of trauma that is often ignored in the community. The authors’ vulnerability gives hope to people with similar experiences. Nicole’s chapter reveals childhood memories of her mom’s depression that ended with her lifeless body lying next to her at age 8. - May 23, 2019 - GOAT Educators

Fusion Medical Staffing Takes Corporate Responsibility to the Next Level

Fusion Medical Staffing Takes Corporate Responsibility to the Next Level

Company becomes the first medical staffing agency committed to making a donation to NAMI for every completed travel assignment beginning May 1st, 2019. - May 22, 2019 - Fusion Medical Staffing

Gregory J. Paul, MA Celebrated as a Prominent Business Leader for Two Consecutive Years by Strathmore's Who's Who Worldwide Publication

Gregory J. Paul, MA of Silver Spring, Maryland has been celebrated as a Prominent Business Leader for two consecutive years, 2018 and 2019, by Strathmore’s Who’s Who Worldwide for his outstanding contributions and success for over 50 years in the healthcare field. About Gregory J. - May 18, 2019 - Strathmore Worldwide

Life Begins at Eighty; It's Never Too Late to Achieve Your Dreams

Life Begins at Eighty; It's Never Too Late to Achieve Your Dreams

Milton A. Kaufman, Licensed Clinical Social Worker (LCSW), announces the opening of his psychotherapy practice at 229 Fanshaw F, Boca Raton, Florida. The services offered are mental health counseling for adults, couples, children, and adolescents. Kaufman recently relocated from New Jersey. After... - May 17, 2019 - Milton A. Kaufman, LCSW

HCA Healthcare/HealthONE’s The Medical Center of Aurora Receives an "A" for Patient Safety for the Spring 2019 Leapfrog Hospital Safety Grade

HCA Healthcare/HealthONE’s The Medical Center of Aurora Receives an "A" for Patient Safety for the Spring 2019 Leapfrog Hospital Safety Grade

HCA Healthcare/HealthONE’s The Medical Center of Aurora (TMCA) was awarded an "A" from The Leapfrog Group’s spring 2019 Leapfrog Hospital Safety Grade. The designation recognizes TMCA’s efforts in protecting patients from harm and providing safer health care. The... - May 16, 2019 - The Medical Center of Aurora

Addiction Recovery Network, Top Drug Rehab, Mental Health & Alcohol Treatment Centres Across Canada, Announces Their 14 Year Anniversary

Addiction Recovery Network, Top Drug Rehab, Mental Health & Alcohol Treatment Centres Across Canada, Announces Their 14 Year Anniversary

Addiction Recovery Network is a top-rated drug rehabilitation, mental health and alcohol treatment organization with centres located in Ontario, Alberta and British Columbia. The organization is proud to announce its 14th anniversary of serving Canadians suffering with Addictions and Mental Health. - May 15, 2019 - Addiction Recovery Network

OOTify, Inc. Named TiE50 Award Winner at TiEcon

OOTify, Inc. Named TiE50 Award Winner at TiEcon

OOTify, Inc., the Los Angeles based startup that promises to democratize mental healthcare, is excited to announce that it was selected as a 2019 TiE50 Winner in the prestigious TiE50 Awards Program. - May 15, 2019 - OOTify, Inc.

Book Claims Trump, Authoritarianism, Capitalism Made Worse by Sex on the Wrong Brain

Book Claims Trump, Authoritarianism, Capitalism Made Worse by Sex on the Wrong Brain

In “Sex On The Wrong Brain,” author Ard Falten throws a monkey wrench into the nature vs. nurture debate on human behavior and blames many of humanity’s problems on the diversion of reproductive urges to wrong parts of the brain. - May 14, 2019 - Ard Falten

A Fireman and His Rescue Dog on a Mission

A Fireman and His Rescue Dog on a Mission

Penelope, an Australian shepherd mix, has an important mission: helping her person cope with Post Traumatic Stress Disorder (PTSD). Nathan is a fire fighter. Over the past decade, his family had noticed a significant change in his behavior at home and interactions with his loved ones. Years of... - May 14, 2019 - Medical Mutts Service Dogs Inc

Ultimatum Inc. and iDEAQUEST Launch #Care4Us Campaign for Mental Health Month

Ultimatum Inc. and iDEAQUEST Launch #Care4Us Campaign for Mental Health Month

This May, Ultimatum Inc. and iDEAQUEST are inviting people to share their personal stories around mental health and wellness using the hashtag #Care4Us. Each post on Twitter that uses the hashtag #Care4Us will activate a donation to the National Alliance on Mental Illness (NAMI). The first $500 in donations will be matched by the Ultimatum campaign sponsor, iDEAQUEST. - May 13, 2019 - Ultimatum Inc.

Samantha M. Ruth, Transformational Psychologist Celebrated as Woman of the Month for May 2019 by P.O.W.E.R. (Professional Organization of Women of Excellence Recognized)

Samantha M. Ruth, Transformational Psychologist Celebrated as Woman of the Month for May 2019 by P.O.W.E.R. (Professional Organization of Women of Excellence Recognized)

Samantha M. Ruth, Transformational Psychologist and proud resident of Denver, Colorado has been celebrated as a Woman of the Month for May 2019 by P.O.W.E.R. (Professional Organization of Women of Excellence Recognized) for her outstanding contributions and achievements for over 20 years in the... - May 11, 2019 - P.O.W.E.R. Professional Organization of Women of Excellence Recognized

Carolyn T. Herbert Recognized as a Woman of the Month for April 2019 by P.O.W.E.R. (Professional Organization of Women of Excellence Recognized)

Carolyn T. Herbert Recognized as a Woman of the Month for April 2019 by P.O.W.E.R. (Professional Organization of Women of Excellence Recognized)

Carolyn T. Herbert of Palmyra, Virginia has been recognized as a Woman of the Month for April 2019 by P.O.W.E.R. (Professional Organization of Women of Excellence Recognized) for her outstanding achievements and high level of success in the fields of mental health and food manufacturing. Each... - May 03, 2019 - P.O.W.E.R. Professional Organization of Women of Excellence Recognized

GD e-Bridge™ Earns FirstNet Listed Designation

GD e-Bridge™ Earns FirstNet Listed Designation

First Responders on FirstNet Can Now Access GD e-Bridge via the FirstNetApp Catalog - May 02, 2019 - GD (General Devices)

Advanced Healthcare Solutions, Inc. Announces the Launch of STUDENT TELE-HELP 24/7(sm)

Advanced Healthcare Solutions, Inc. Announces the Launch of STUDENT TELE-HELP 24/7(sm)

STUDENT TELE-HELP 24/7 is a virtual access mental health service that has been developed to support college and university students as they develop the coping skills needed to navigate through life’s challenges. STUDENT TELE-HELP 24/7 gives students another option to obtain counseling, therapy and provider services for mental health disorders such as anxiety, depression, grief, guilt, PTSD due to sexual assault, substance abuse, suicidal ideation, etc. No insurance needed or accepted. - May 01, 2019 - Advanced Healthcare Solutions, Inc.

State and County Officials and Top Business Leaders Will Attend Center for Adoption Support and Education’s 2019 Growing Together Gala April 27, 2019

State and County Officials and Top Business Leaders Will Attend Center for Adoption Support and Education’s 2019 Growing Together Gala April 27, 2019

Maryland dignitaries including Montgomery County Executive Marc Elrich and Congressman John Sarbanes (MD-03) will speak at the Center for Adoption Support and Education’s 2019 Growing Together Gala at Columbia Country Club in Chevy Chase, Maryland, Saturday, April 27. County officials and... - April 25, 2019 - Center for Adoption Support and Education (C.A.S.E.)

$12,500 SDWR Autism Service Dog Grant Awarded to 8-Year-Old Boy in Lawrence, MA

$12,500 SDWR Autism Service Dog Grant Awarded to 8-Year-Old Boy in Lawrence, MA

Max, an 8-year old boy living in Lawrence, Massachusetts, has received a very generous $12,500 Grant towards his very own Autism Service Dog from Service Dogs by Warren Retrievers, or “SDWR,” to assist him and help better communicate his needs. SDWR, a 501(c)3 non-profit organization... - April 19, 2019 - Service Dogs by SDWR

Reach IPS, Inc. Partners with Paragon Consulting Partners, LLC to Offer Remote Patient Monitoring and Advanced Healthcare Consulting Services

Silicon Valley-based Reach IPS, Inc. and Sacramento CA based Paragon Consulting Partners, LLC (Paragon) announced today that they have agreed to bring joint opportunities for Remote Patient Monitoring with advanced healthcare consulting solutions to the marketplace. Reach IPS, Inc. is a leader in... - April 18, 2019 - Reach IPS

Texas Clinical Research Company Announces Expansion and New Quality Assurance Initiative

Texas Clinical Research Company Announces Expansion and New Quality Assurance Initiative

Pillar Clinical Research (Pillar), with a focus on early and late stage CNS drug development, opens two new US research facilities in Illinois and Arkansas and adds Director of Quality Assurance. Dr. Andrew Kim joined the Chicago team in September of 2018, and has spent over 5 years in clinical... - April 18, 2019 - Pillar Clinical Research

A CEO and PR Rep Recognizes the Importance of Elton John's Music in Saving Her Life

A CEO and PR Rep Recognizes the Importance of Elton John's Music in Saving Her Life

Amidst the announcement of his Farewell Tour and an upcoming movie about his life, the following describes how Denise Meridith, currently a CEO of an Arizona public relations firm, feels Elton John's music helped save her life. - April 18, 2019 - Denise Meridith

An Evening with Temple Grandin: "Calling All Minds" - Baltimore, Maryland

An Evening with Temple Grandin: "Calling All Minds" - Baltimore, Maryland

Future Horizons will be hosting An Evening with Temple Grandin on May 27, 2019. - April 13, 2019 - Future Horizons, Inc.

Formerly Homeless Drug-Addicted Felon Writes His 2nd Book on Breaking Free from Living Life as a Victim with the Intent to Empower Other Trauma Victims to do the Same

Formerly Homeless Drug-Addicted Felon Writes His 2nd Book on Breaking Free from Living Life as a Victim with the Intent to Empower Other Trauma Victims to do the Same

Mark Crandall wrote "Embrace Your Past, Win Your Future" to share his message of overcoming his childhood trauma and using it to fuel the creation of an amazing life. - April 11, 2019 - 3 Fold Wellness, LLC

NCHS Ramona Opens New Community Health Center

NCHS Ramona Opens New Community Health Center

North County Health Services Opens New Health Clinic in Ramona. - April 02, 2019 - NCHS

Citizens Commission on Human Rights to Hold Benefit Concert in May

Citizens Commission on Human Rights of Nashville (CCHR Nashville) is holding a benefit concert in May to help those abused in the field of mental health. - March 30, 2019 - CCHR Nashville

Los Angeles Autism Conference with Dr. Temple Grandin - May 24, 2019

Los Angeles Autism Conference with Dr. Temple Grandin - May 24, 2019

Future Horizons will be hosting the Los Angeles Autism Conference with Dr. Temple Grandin - May 24, 2019. - March 28, 2019 - Future Horizons, Inc.

Anemone - Student Creates Mobile App to Prevent Suicides

Anemone: the world’s first crisis app for mental health emergencies Ananya Cleetus, a student with bipolar disorder, released Anemone, the world’s first crisis app for mental health emergencies. It’s a free app that allows users to create a crisis plan that includes symptoms they... - March 28, 2019 - Anemone

Core Solutions Reveals Revitalized Brand Identity at NatCon 2019

The transformation centers on real behavioral health and human services EHR challenges and choices. - March 27, 2019 - Core Solutions Inc.

RX2Live Unveils Behavior Health Screenings

RX2Live, a health and wellness company serving medical professionals and employers, recently debuted its In-Office Screening for patients, an automated, customizable and turnkey solution for physicians and other health care providers to screen their patients for various health... - March 26, 2019 - RX2live-Minnesota

Ultimatum Inc. and Yoobe Partner with Nonprofit Point of Pride to Empower the Trans Community

Ultimatum Inc. and Yoobe Partner with Nonprofit Point of Pride to Empower the Trans Community

Millions of transgender people around the world struggle with gender dysphoria, but nonprofit Point of Pride is here to help. Since being founded in 2016, Point of Pride has awarded over $100,000 in aid to transgender people in 50+ countries worldwide. Now, they are launching a special fundraising campaign called Holding Hope to increase their positive impact on the transgender community. - March 11, 2019 - Ultimatum Inc.

Youth Charity MyShoolROCKS Receives Grand Challenges Exploration Grant for Groundbreaking Research in Global Health and Development

Youth Charity MyShoolROCKS Receives Grand Challenges Exploration Grant for Groundbreaking Research in Global Health and Development

MySchoolROCKS is the winner of a Grand Challenges Exploration Grant - an initiative funded by the Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation. - March 08, 2019 - MySchoolROCKS

Samantha M. Ruth, Transformational Psychologist Showcased on the Reuters Billboard in Times Square by the Professional Organization of Women of Excellence Recognized

Samantha M. Ruth, Transformational Psychologist Showcased on the Reuters Billboard in Times Square by the Professional Organization of Women of Excellence Recognized

Samantha M. Ruth, Transformational Psychologist of Denver, Colorado has been showcased on the famous Reuters Billboard in Times Square in New York City by P.O.W.E.R. (Professional Organization of Women of Excellence Recognized) for her outstanding contributions and achievements for over 20 years in... - March 08, 2019 - P.O.W.E.R. Professional Organization of Women of Excellence Recognized

In Color Announces the Release of a New Book, "The Medical Cannabis Primer," a Must Read for Patients and Healthcare Professionals

In Color Announces the Release of a New Book, "The Medical Cannabis Primer," a Must Read for Patients and Healthcare Professionals

Book publisher, In Color has released another great volume, "The Medical Cannabis Primer." This compendium by Ruth D. Fisher, PhD, provides easy-to-understand, comprehensive information about medicinal cannabis for patients and healthcare professionals. The book: Helps users and... - March 02, 2019 - In Color

Depression2Extinction Relaunches Founder’s Ultra 50 Expedition to Kick of Suicide Prevention Awareness Month - Sept. 2019

Depression2Extinction Relaunches Founder’s Ultra 50 Expedition to Kick of Suicide Prevention Awareness Month - Sept. 2019

Nonprofit, depression2extinction, moves start date of The Ultra 50 Expedition to raise awareness for the stigma of depression and suicide prevention beginning Sept. 1, 2019. - February 23, 2019 - Depression2Extinction

A Study of Human Instincts in the 21st Century Revealed Interesting Points on Overpopulation by Eric R. Pianka from Oasis Publishers

A Study of Human Instincts in the 21st Century Revealed Interesting Points on Overpopulation by Eric R. Pianka from Oasis Publishers

A research paper entitled, “Can Human Instincts Be Controlled?” written by Eric R. Pianka encapsulates the holistic study of human instincts. According to the Cambridge dictionary, instinct is a natural ability that helps one decide what to do or how to act without thinking or it can... - February 15, 2019 - Oasis Publishers

House of Hope Deploys New Safety Wearable Technology

AlertGPS and House of Hope in Ft. Lauderdale have teamed up together to implement new groundbreaking innovative safety technology platform to increase the effectiveness of their outpatient treatment programs. - February 14, 2019 - AlertGPS

Philadelphia Autism Conference with Dr. Temple Grandin - April 12, 2019

Philadelphia Autism Conference with Dr. Temple Grandin - April 12, 2019

Future Horizons will be hosting the Philadelphia Autism Conference with Dr. Temple Grandin - April 12, 2019. - February 14, 2019 - Future Horizons, Inc.

New Encouragement Book by Communications Expert Cathy Burnham Martin Released by Quiet Thunder Publishing

New Encouragement Book by Communications Expert Cathy Burnham Martin Released by Quiet Thunder Publishing

"Encouragement: How to Be and Find the Best" boosts leaders' success strategies. - February 07, 2019 - Quiet Thunder Publishing

Brad Walsh Turns Divorce and Psych Ward Stint Into Inspirational Dark Pop Album

Brad Walsh Turns Divorce and Psych Ward Stint Into Inspirational Dark Pop Album

Singer/producer Brad Walsh returns Valentine's Day with Artbreak, a new pop album that delves into mental illness, relationship turmoil, and new beginnings. Features a slew of guest appearances from artists, actors, and activists. - February 06, 2019 - Brad Walsh

Samantha M. Ruth, MA, LLP Honored as a Woman of Excellence-Industry Leader by P.O.W.E.R. (Professional Organization of Women of Excellence Recognized)

Samantha M. Ruth, MA, LLP Honored as a Woman of Excellence-Industry Leader by P.O.W.E.R. (Professional Organization of Women of Excellence Recognized)

Samantha M. Ruth, MA, LLP of Denver, Colorado has been recognized as a Woman of Excellence-Industry Leader for 2019 by P.O.W.E.R. (Professional Organization of Women of Excellence Recognized) for her outstanding contributions and achievements in the fields of life coaching and visual psychotherapy. - February 06, 2019 - P.O.W.E.R. Professional Organization of Women of Excellence Recognized

The Dementia Society Announces SingFit® Platform as Recipient of Dementia SMART® Award Illustrating Rise of Music as One of Best Interventions for People with Dementia

The Dementia Society Announces SingFit® Platform as Recipient of Dementia SMART® Award Illustrating Rise of Music as One of Best Interventions for People with Dementia

Dementia Society of America is recognizing Musical Health Technologies (MHT) and their technology platform, SingFit, as a recipient of its Dementia SMART Award. The Dementia SMART Award recognizes excellence in programs that help transform the health and lives of people living with dementia and... - January 30, 2019 - Dementia Society of America

Lisa Selsby-Cohler, LCSW Recognized as a Professional of the Year by Strathmore's Who's Who Worldwide Publication

Lisa Selsby-Cohler, LCSW of New York, New York has been recognized as a Professional of the Year for 2018 by Strathmore’s Who’s Who Worldwide for her outstanding contributions and achievements in the field of healthcare. About Lisa Selsby-Cohler, LCSW Lisa Selsby-Cohler, LCSW has over... - January 29, 2019 - Strathmore Worldwide

Depression2Extinction Hosting 50 Day U.S. Expedition to Build Community Beyond Depression

Depression2Extinction Hosting 50 Day U.S. Expedition to Build Community Beyond Depression

Depression2Extinction (d2e), a non-profit on a mission to eliminate the stigma of depression and anxiety disorders through movement, mindfulness, & human connection, announced today Founder, Jeff Jackson’s, Ultra 50 Expedition. The Expedition includes running an Ultra Marathon of 50K or... - January 26, 2019 - Depression2Extinction

Citizens Commission on Human Rights to Hold Workshop on Overcoming Trauma

The Citizens Commission on Human Rights of Nashville (CCHR Nashville) will hold a workshop at the end of January about overcoming past trauma. - January 26, 2019 - CCHR Nashville

Yoga Evolution Retreats: A Truly Authentic Experience in the Heart of Portugal; New Programme of Retreats and Practices Announced for 2019

Yoga Evolution Retreats: A Truly Authentic Experience in the Heart of Portugal; New Programme of Retreats and Practices Announced for 2019

Blissfully set amid the beautiful Portuguese mountains, Yoga Evolution Retreats has come a long way in just over a decade. Built from nothing by founders Sue and Peter in 2008, today it’s a haven of tranquility renowned by yoga enthusiasts from around the world. - January 25, 2019 - Yoga Evolution Retreats

Lynn Allen, LCSW Honored as a VIP Member for Two Consecutive Years by P.O.W.E.R. (Professional Organization of Women of Excellence Recognized)

Lynn Allen, LCSW Honored as a VIP Member for Two Consecutive Years by P.O.W.E.R. (Professional Organization of Women of Excellence Recognized)

Lynn Allen, LCSW of Palm Beach, Florida has been honored as a VIP Member for two consecutive years, 2018 and 2019, by P.O.W.E.R. (Professional Organization of Women of Excellence Recognized) for her outstanding contributions and achievements in the field of social work. VIP Members exemplify... - January 24, 2019 - P.O.W.E.R. Professional Organization of Women of Excellence Recognized

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