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Dr. Daniel Andreae is Named 2018 Man of the Year, and Sits Down for a Spotlight Interview with the Top 100 Registry

Dr. Daniel Andreae is Named 2018 Man of the Year, and Sits Down for a Spotlight Interview with the Top 100 Registry

Dr. Dan Andreae, Distinguished Professor at the University of Guelph Humber & the University of Waterloo, sits down with the Top 100 Registry for a Spotlight Interview discussing a range of topics including life-long learning, psychology & stress management, his career in social work and his extensive involvement in the field of neurodegenerative diseases, particularly his work with both the Weizmann Institute and with the Alzheimer’s Society. - January 24, 2019 - Top100 Registry Inc.

6th Annual Brain Health Summit at Super Bowl 53

The Brain Treatment Foundation (BTF) and Steinberg Sports and Entertainment (SSE) are pleased to announce the upcoming 6th Annual Brain Health Summit at Super Bowl 53 as the premier lead-in event for the 32nd Annual Steinberg Super Bowl Party. After the wild success of hosting the Brain Health... - January 18, 2019 - Brain Treatment Foundation

Author Shares a Deeply Personal Story About His Depression, Attempted Suicide, Loneliness and Incel Thoughts in a New Book to Promote Men’s Mental Health Issues

Author Shares a Deeply Personal Story About His Depression, Attempted Suicide, Loneliness and Incel Thoughts in a New Book to Promote Men’s Mental Health Issues

To help fellow men feel comfortable sharing their mental health issues, a new book exposes the turbulent life of one man who had previous mental illness. - January 16, 2019 - Zelpha Comics and Publishing Ltd.

James C. Ascough, Ph.D. Honored as a Top Executive for 2018 and Recognized on the Reuters Billboard in Times Square by Strathmore's Who's Who Worldwide Publication

James C. Ascough, Ph.D. Honored as a Top Executive for 2018 and Recognized on the Reuters Billboard in Times Square by Strathmore's Who's Who Worldwide Publication

James C. Ascough, Ph.D. of West Lafayette, Indiana has been honored as a Top Executive for 2018 and recognized on the famous Reuters Billboard in Times Square in New York City by Strathmore’s Who’s Who Worldwide for his outstanding achievements and high level of success for over 57... - January 15, 2019 - Strathmore Worldwide

Texarkana Autism Conference with Dr. Temple Grandin - March 15, 2019

Texarkana Autism Conference with Dr. Temple Grandin - March 15, 2019

Future Horizons will be hosting the Texarkana Autism Conference with Dr. Temple Grandin - March 15, 2019. - January 15, 2019 - Future Horizons, Inc.

Tom Kirlin Wins the 2019 William Meredith Award for Poetry

Tom Kirlin Wins the 2019 William Meredith Award for Poetry

"Enabling Love" traces Tom Kirlin’s long journey toward a deep understanding and empathy for the poetry of William Meredith. It is an appreciation based on years of friendship between the two poets in a format that is as complex as the mind of Meredith himself. The award comes during the centenary year of Meredith's birth and is only one of a number of events celebrating the life of this great American spirit. - January 09, 2019 - The William Meredith Foundation

TotalABA Announces New Parent Portal and Clinical Behaviors Modules

TotalABA Announces New Parent Portal and Clinical Behaviors Modules

TotalABA, a leader in providing Applied Behavioral Analysis (ABA) software for helping people with autism spectrum disorders (ASD), is proud to introduce a new robust Parent Portal offering and a new, feature-rich Behaviors module to its Clinical Software package. “TotalABA’s Parent... - January 08, 2019 - TotalABA

Depression2Extinction Announces Founder’s Ultra 50 Expedition to Kick Off Mental Health Awareness Month - May 2019

Depression2Extinction, 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 longer,... - January 05, 2019 - Depression2Extinction

Event Launches New Info on Celiac, Autoimmunity and Wheat-Related Disorders

Event Launches New Info on Celiac, Autoimmunity and Wheat-Related Disorders

A special two-day event, featuring a dream team of global leaders focused on the growing epidemic of wheat-related disorders, celiac disease, autoimmunity and how to support medical professionals, healthcare service providers and the public at large. The "International Symposium on Wheat-Related Disorders" is being broadcast globally. - January 04, 2019 - theDr.com

Special Event: Charlotte Autism Conference with Dr. Jed Baker - February 15, 2019

Special Event: Charlotte Autism Conference with Dr. Jed Baker - February 15, 2019

Future Horizons will be hosting the Charlotte Autism Conference with Dr. Jed Baker - February 21, 2019. - January 04, 2019 - Future Horizons, Inc.

High School Teen and Hip Hop Artist Partner Up to Help Raise Awareness Against Bullying and Teen Suicide in New Music Video, Living Inside the Rain

High School Teen and Hip Hop Artist Partner Up to Help Raise Awareness Against Bullying and Teen Suicide in New Music Video, Living Inside the Rain

King Nyne, a local multi-award winning Hip Hop Artist has launched his new single and empowering music video “Living Inside the Rain” in hopes of raising awareness against teen suicide and the dangers of bullying. George H. Lee, a 16 year old Florida high school student and founder of... - January 03, 2019 - S.T.O.P. (Students Together Opposing Persecution)

Oklahoma City Autism Conference with Dr. Temple Grandin - February 21, 2019

Oklahoma City Autism Conference with Dr. Temple Grandin - February 21, 2019

Future Horizons will be hosting the Oklahoma City Autism Conference with Dr. Temple Grandin - February 21, 2019. - January 03, 2019 - Future Horizons, Inc.

Dr. Iliyan Ivanov is Honored as Top Doctor in Psychiatry by the International Association of Who’s Who

Dr. Iliyan Ivanov, of New York, New York is recognized by the International Assoc. of Who’s Who for exemplary achievements in the field of Psychiatry. - December 28, 2018 - International Association of Who's Who

Ultimatum Inc. and StrainConnect Partner with New York Based Nonprofit, Veteran’s Ananda, to Support Cannabis as an Alternative for Veterans with PTSD

Ultimatum Inc. and StrainConnect Partner with New York Based Nonprofit, Veteran’s Ananda, to Support Cannabis as an Alternative for Veterans with PTSD

As many as 3.9 million veterans in 2018 are suffering from PTSD. Medical marijuana (medically defined as "cannabis") has been found to be effective in alleviating PTSD symptoms. Sarah Stenuf, U.S. Army Veteran and founder of the New York based nonprofit Veteran's Ananda, has partnered with Ultimatum Inc. and sponsor, StrainConnect, to provide veterans with PTSD the help they need and deserve, which includes safe access to cannabis. - December 19, 2018 - Ultimatum Inc.

Rising Ground Helps Families Cope During the Holidays

Why the Bronx Family Mental Health Clinic is Giving Its Parents Cocoa and a "Coping Skills Kit" for the Holidays - December 15, 2018 - Rising Ground

Bellevue Family Counseling Announces New Website Launch

Bellevue Family Counseling Announces New Website Launch

Bellevue Family Counseling Announces the launch of their new website. The revamped design brings all services under one easy to use site. Visitors will find it easier to navigate and schedule appointments for child, teen, adult, couples/marriage counseling, and parent coaching. - November 29, 2018 - Bellevue Family Counseling

2018 Best Startup Ideas Awarded to SkyHi, OOTify and Chronus at TiECON Southwest Conference

2018 Best Startup Ideas Awarded to SkyHi, OOTify and Chronus at TiECON Southwest Conference

TiECON Southwest 2018 is TiE Southern California’s signature annual entrepreneurship conference bringing together nearly 1,000 entrepreneurs, investors, multi-disciplinary leaders and technologists. As is tradition, TiECON judges evaluated startups pitching at the conference. Out of the 14 companies that were selected to pitch for Best Startup Idea, the winners were SkyHi, OOTify, and Chronus. - November 28, 2018 - OOTify, Inc.

Radical Research by Hong Xue on Mutations in the GABRB2 Gene Encoding for a Major Inhibitory Neuro-Transmitter Receptor from Oasis Publishers

Radical Research by Hong Xue on Mutations in the GABRB2 Gene Encoding for a Major Inhibitory Neuro-Transmitter Receptor from Oasis Publishers

A research group led by Hong Xue at Hong Kong University of Science and Technology, unveiled resources & recommendations that propose a new approach for investigator qualification - “analyzing the gene dosage impacts of GABAA receptor β2 subunit gene (Gabrb2) in knockout mice of both... - November 27, 2018 - Oasis Publishers

Bellevue Family Counseling Opens New Offices for Child and Teen Counseling

Bellevue Family Counseling Opens New Offices for Child and Teen Counseling

Bellevue Family Counseling, answering a strong demand for more child and teen counseling services, announces the doubling of its office space in Bellevue Washington. Located at 1601 116th Ave NE in Bellevue, the new suite 111 offers six new offices for child and teen counseling as well as parent... - November 22, 2018 - Bellevue Family Counseling

An Evening with Temple Grandin: Connecting Animal Behavior & Autism - January 15, 2019

An Evening with Temple Grandin: Connecting Animal Behavior & Autism - January 15, 2019

Future Horizons will be hosting an evening with Temple Grandin January 15, 2019. - November 16, 2018 - Future Horizons, Inc.

The Center for Chronic Illness is Pleased to Announce the Inauguration of Their Web-Based Support Groups in Partnership with Support Groups Central

The Center for Chronic Illnesses is announcing a new initiative to expand the help they bring to people living with ongoing health challenges. Web-based groups are led by licensed mental health professionals, who have specialized training in working with the chronic illness population. Support Groups Central powers the service. During meetings they participate through purpose-built custom web conferencing services accessible via any internet connected device. - November 15, 2018 - Support Groups Central, Inc.

The Watershed Leading the Way in Addiction Treatment Since 1998

The Watershed Addiction Treatment Programs celebrated 20 years of providing alcohol and drug addiction treatment to individuals battling substance use disorders. Over the course of two decades, The Watershed has been able to expand in both Florida and Texas. Today, The Watershed has treated over 58,000 people with drug addiction and alcoholism. - November 06, 2018 - The Watershed

Nashville Autism Conference with Dr. Temple Grandin - November 30, 2018

Nashville Autism Conference with Dr. Temple Grandin - November 30, 2018

Future Horizons will be hosting the Nashville Autism Conference with Dr. Temple Grandin - November 30, 2018. - October 26, 2018 - Future Horizons, Inc.

cliexa Acquires Preventative Technology Solutions Inc.

cliexa Acquires Preventative Technology Solutions Inc.

cliexa® has acquired Colorado-based Preventative Technology Solutions Inc. and will incorporate their digital health solutions for adolescent resiliency into cliexa's existing platform for chronic care management. - October 25, 2018 - cliexa

The Wendy Woo Band to Headline Fundraiser to Support Affordable Mental Health Support in Denver

The Wendy Woo Band to Headline Fundraiser to Support Affordable Mental Health Support in Denver

Colorado favorite, The Wendy Wood Band, will headline a fundraiser at Dazzle, Denver’s premier jazz venue, on Sunday, November 4, 2018, from 5:30 – 9:00 p.m. This second-annual “Gift of Music” fundraiser is organized to help support People House’s effort to keeping... - October 25, 2018 - People House

International OCD Foundation to Help Spread Awareness About #RealOCD as Part of OCD Awareness Week: October 7–13, 2018

International OCD Foundation to Help Spread Awareness About #RealOCD as Part of OCD Awareness Week: October 7–13, 2018

Contrary to what is often portrayed in the media, OCD is not a personality quirk, it is a very real and debilitating disorder. This year, as part of OCD Awareness Week, the International OCD Foundation (IOCDF) will be working to educate the world about what it means to have #RealOCD. The IOCDF will be sharing videos from the community throughout the week, each responding to the statement "What I want you to know about OCD is..." - October 08, 2018 - International OCD Foundation

OHEL’s Annual Retreat and Camp Programs Provide Fun and Relaxation for Adults and Children with Disabilities

Every summer, OHEL Children’s Home and Family Services provides a breadth of summer programs for hundreds of individuals. These camps and retreats allow adults with mental illness and developmental disabilities to relax and enjoy an array of retreat activities, and enable children challenged... - October 07, 2018 - OHEL Children's Home and Family Services

Annual Lecture Co-Sponsored by OHEL Draws Full House

The Annual Nine Days Conference at the Fallsview Estates Shul in the Catskills was sponsored by the United Task Force and co-sponsored by OHEL Children’s Home, Torah Umesorah and MASK. This year, they welcomed Dr. David Pelcovitz, who spoke about "Is Giving Our Children Everything Really... - October 07, 2018 - OHEL Children's Home and Family Services

Ultimate Sustainability, LLC Announces Ground-Breaking Autism Program in Shakopee, MN to Serve Young Adults

A one of its kind, innovative program for young adults with autism launches in Minnesota. - October 05, 2018 - Ultimate Sustainability, LLC

James C. Ascough, Ph.D. Recognized as a VIP Member by Strathmore's Who's Who Worldwide Publication

James C. Ascough, Ph.D. Recognized as a VIP Member by Strathmore's Who's Who Worldwide Publication

James C. Ascough, Ph.D. of West Lafayette, Indiana has been recognized as a VIP Member for 2018 by Strathmore’s Who’s Who Worldwide for his outstanding contributions and achievements in the field of healthcare. About James C. Ascough, Ph.D. James C. Ascough, PhD, is in part-time... - October 05, 2018 - Strathmore Worldwide

OOTify Finishes as Finalist at USC SLAM Center for Body Computing Competition to Cap Schedule of Competitions

OOTify Finishes as Finalist at USC SLAM Center for Body Computing Competition to Cap Schedule of Competitions

OOTify, a mental wellness technology startup based in Los Angeles, competed against 28 different health technology companies to be selected as 1 of 4 companies to compete at the 12th Annual SLAM CBC Conference. The goal was to see how digital health can make the entire health care experience more personal, efficient, holistic, affordable, accessible and comforting for each individual. Although OOTify did not win 1st place, the team was honored to be surrounded by such incredible companies and fo - October 04, 2018 - OOTify, Inc.

OHEL’s Early Childhood Mental Health (ECMH) Serving Hundreds of Children in New York, Recognized for Impact Making in Community

In June, OHEL’s ECMH professional team of staff, were one of the seven teams honored as guests at a celebratory luncheon at the NYU School of Law to acknowledge the ECMH network, and partners involved in the ECMH 2 year milestone of the program. - September 29, 2018 - OHEL Children's Home and Family Services

OHEL Acquires 42 New Beds for Adults with Mental Illness

OHEL Children’s Home and Family Services Supported Housing program helps provide adults recovering from mental illness the support they need to live as independently as possible. OHEL’s supported housing units are located throughout the city to prevent a marginalizing clumping of... - September 29, 2018 - OHEL Children's Home and Family Services

An Evening with Temple Grandin: "Calling All Minds" - Providence, Rhode Island

An Evening with Temple Grandin: "Calling All Minds" - Providence, Rhode Island

Future Horizons will be hosting An Evening with Temple Grandin October 25, 2018. - September 28, 2018 - Future Horizons, Inc.

OHEL Partners with HALB in Pilot Anxiety Prevention Program for Schools

Addressing the significant increase in anxiety amongst both children and adults, OHEL Children’s Home and Family Services is partnering with HALB to pilot a prevention program for middle school students. - September 28, 2018 - OHEL Children's Home and Family Services

OHEL Provides Autism Awareness Training to a Diversity of First Responders

This summer OHEL began training to community First Responders including police officers, firefighters, emergency medical technicians, Shomrim, and Hatzalah members to educate responders on how to respond to a scene which includes someone diagnosed on the Autism Spectrum. The training provides... - September 28, 2018 - OHEL Children's Home and Family Services

Physician at HCA/HealthONE's Swedish Medical Center Continues Crusade Against Opioid Epidemic

Physician at HCA/HealthONE's Swedish Medical Center Continues Crusade Against Opioid Epidemic

In 2017, Donald Stader, MD, FACEP, helped develop and lead a six-month pilot project called the Colorado Opioid Safety Collaborative launched by Colorado Hospital Association. His ongoing efforts to decrease potential abuse include the Alternatives to Opioids in the Emergency Department, a provision secured in the Opioid Crisis Response Act. - September 27, 2018 - Swedish Medical Center

People House "Gift of Music" Fundraiser to Feature Special Guest Speaker Andrew Romanoff, CEO of Mental Health Colorado

People House "Gift of Music" Fundraiser to Feature Special Guest Speaker Andrew Romanoff, CEO of Mental Health Colorado

People House, a non-profit that has provided services to the Denver community for nearly 45 years, will hold its second-annual "Gift of Music" fundraiser at Dazzle, Denver’s premier jazz venue, on Sunday, November 4, 2018, from 5:30 – 9:00 p.m. This event will feature three bands, a silent auction and raffle, and special remarks by Andrew Romanoff, former speaker of the Colorado House of Representatives and current CEO of Mental Health Colorado. - September 24, 2018 - People House

Gregory J. Paul, MA Recognized as Man of the Year for 2019 by Strathmore's Who's Who Worldwide Publication

Gregory J. Paul, MA of Silver Spring, Maryland has been recognized as Man of the Year for 2019 by Strathmore’s Who’s Who Worldwide for his outstanding achievements and high level of success for over 50 years in the field of healthcare. About Gregory J. Paul, MA Gregory Paul is a Nurse... - September 22, 2018 - Strathmore Worldwide

After a Life Altering Ski Accident, Unlikely Author Publishes Series of Books, "Thoughts From Sunrise," to Impact the Subconscious Mind

After a Life Altering Ski Accident, Unlikely Author Publishes Series of Books, "Thoughts From Sunrise," to Impact the Subconscious Mind

New inspirational contemplative picture book series by Clayton Jarvinen. After a spiritual awakening he shares inspired thoughts to help the reader work with the subconscious mind. - September 21, 2018 - Thoughts From Sunrise, LLC

cliexa-RA Implementation in Colorado Arthritis Center: A Case Study of Quadruple Aim Impacts

cliexa-RA Implementation in Colorado Arthritis Center: A Case Study of Quadruple Aim Impacts

cliexa® partners with the Colorado Arthritis Center to identify how screening and monitoring of Rheumatoid Arthritis patients through a customized electronic platform, cliexa-RA, impacts clinical efficiency. - September 21, 2018 - cliexa

OOTify Teams Up with Hot-Line Leader Crisis Text Line to Expand Support

OOTify Teams Up with Hot-Line Leader Crisis Text Line to Expand Support

OOTify, a mental wellness technology startup based in Los Angeles has partnered with Crisis Text Line to provide emergency intervention for those in need. OOTify is a social enhancement platform that matches individuals seeking support for a range of personal or professional challenges, from daily... - September 21, 2018 - OOTify, Inc.

DreamCloud Psychiatry Keeps it Real with Telemedicine

A small company called DreamCloud Psychiatry based in Miami Beach, Florida, is looking to change the way mental health providers deliver virtual medical services. Chris Lee, its founder, wanted to create a solution to what he calls "one of telemedicine's greatest challenges," which is... - September 20, 2018 - DreamCloud Psychiatry

John P. Mayhugh Foundation Announces Inaugural Hero's Journey Gala: November 15, 2018, in Washington, D.C.

The release announces the launch of a Hero's Journey Gala for the John P. Mayhugh Foundation; whose mission is to reshape the national narrative to a more holistic approach to “brain health.” The Gala supports the JPMF mission to address systemic barriers to recovery and improve outcomes for those suffering from post-traumatic stress (PTS), traumatic brain injury (TBI) and addiction. - September 13, 2018 - John P. Mayhugh Foundation

"Ask Dr. Tony" Now Available

"Ask Dr. Tony" Now Available

Answers from the World’s Leading Expert on Asperger’s Syndrome and High Functioning Autism. - September 12, 2018 - Future Horizons, Inc.

International OCD Foundation Announces the Mental Health Advocacy Capital Walk on October 6th to Kick-Off OCD Awareness Week

International OCD Foundation Announces the Mental Health Advocacy Capital Walk on October 6th to Kick-Off OCD Awareness Week

This year, to kick-off OCD Awareness Week, the International OCD Foundation (IOCDF) will invite members of the broader mental health community, including related mental health organizations, to come together at the National Mall in Washington D.C. to advocate and raise awareness at the Mental Health Advocacy Capital Walk. - September 11, 2018 - International OCD Foundation

Recovery Unplugged Kicks Off National Recovery Month Campaign

Recovery Unplugged Kicks Off National Recovery Month Campaign

Recovery Unplugged Treatment Centers kicked-off a multimedia marketing campaign in observance of National Recovery Month. The campaign aims to promote awareness, education, and empowerment throughout the recovery community and their loved ones. Content is being created that celebrate those in recovery, provide information to help people stay clean, and educate loved ones about treatment and the recovery process. - September 08, 2018 - Recovery Unplugged

Recovery Unplugged to be Featured in USA Today for “Three Moms” Campaign

Recovery Unplugged to be Featured in USA Today for “Three Moms” Campaign

Recovery Unplugged Treatment Centers is being featured in USA Today's Addiction and Mental Health Awareness issue on Thursday, September 13th. The "Three Stories" multimedia campaign created by Recovery Unplugged highlights the stories of three mothers and their children who have made it to the other side of addiction - together. - September 08, 2018 - Recovery Unplugged

Coping Cards Campaign Launches on Kickstarter

Coping Cards Campaign Launches on Kickstarter

A mental health treatment supplement called Coping Cards was announced in conjunction with National Suicide Prevention Awareness month. - September 07, 2018 - Holland PR

"ASD & Bullying: Managing Anxiety and Depression from Childhood to Adulthood" with Dr. Tony Attwood and Anita Lesko in Charlotte, NC on October 19, 2018

"ASD & Bullying: Managing Anxiety and Depression from Childhood to Adulthood" with Dr. Tony Attwood and Anita Lesko in Charlotte, NC on October 19, 2018

Future Horizons will be hosting "ASD & Bullying: Managing Anxiety and Depression from Childhood to Adulthood" with Dr. Tony Attwood and Anita Lesko in Charlotte, NC. - August 30, 2018 - Future Horizons, Inc.

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