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Fritzi Horstman and Dr. Nadine Burke-Harris

Compassion Prison Project and CA Surgeon General Burke-Harris Raise ACE Awareness in CA Prison

LOS ANGELES, Calif. /California Newswire/ -- Compassion Prison Project (CPP) piloted its innovative new series "Trauma Talks," an educational video program with accompanying workbook this week. CPP's mission is to create trauma-informed prisons and communities by bringing trauma awareness education and proven healing modalities to the men and women living and working in prison.

Spodak Dental Group’s Use of ‘Laughing Gas’ Helps Patients Who Suffer from Depression

DELRAY BEACH, Fla., Sept. 8, 2021 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- The Spodak Dental Group team is committed to helping their patients not only achieve their smile goals, but also their overall comfort in and out of the dental chair. While nitrous oxide has been offered as an effective treatment for anxious or fearful patients, it has now been shown to help with patients who suffer from depression.

youturn and First Sun Partner to Provide EAP clients with Innovative Substance Misuse Support

GREENVILLE, S.C., Sept. 2, 2021 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- youturn, the world's largest platform of evidence-based and therapist led video content for Stress, Anxiety, and Substance Misuse, announced a partnership with First Sun EAP. Through the partnership, youturn and First Sun will co-market services to help enterprises decrease employee stress and anxiety while increasing resilience and productivity.
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Town & Country Life Plan Community announces Grace Gardens Memory Care Opens This Summer

SANTA ANA, Calif. /California Newswire/ -- The Town & Country Life Plan Community announces the grand opening of Grace Gardens, a $25 million memory care community featuring one of the largest outdoor garden courtyards in Orange County. The nonprofit community offers residency for approximately 80 residents with Alzheimer's and dementia in four distinct neighborhoods.

While More and More Tampa Bay-Based Organizations Focus On Mental Health and Wellness, GTE Financial Has Been On Board For Years

TAMPA, Fla., May 27, 2021 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- GTE Financial recognizes Mental Health Awareness Month by celebrating the importance of access to mental health services. Mental Health has been an important topic for GTE Financial for several years and during the pandemic, this important initiative proved to be an essential benefit.
Run Across America For Trauma Awareness

Inaugural Run Across America For Trauma Awareness Event June 2021 #RAAFTA

LOS ANGELES, Calif. /California Newswire/ -- Compassion Prison Project (CPP) is very pleased to announce their Inaugural Run Across America For Trauma Awareness (#RAAFTA) fundraising event in partnership with Be The Good. The objective is to run a cumulative 3,000 miles.
Author and Physician Dr. Bruce Perry

Dr. Bruce Perry and Compassion Prison Project: Uncovering Hidden Truths of Childhood Trauma Within Prisons

LOS ANGELES, Calif. /California Newswire/ -- Reflecting on his new book with Oprah Winfrey, "What Happened to You? Conversations on Trauma, Resilience and Healing," Dr. Perry sits down this week for an in-depth conversation with Compassion Prison Project Founder and award-winning film producer Fritzi Horstman.

Stride’s Evidence-Based Autism Therapy Now Available at Four Iowa Locations

DES MOINES, Iowa, May 6, 2021 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- Stride Autism Centers ("Stride"), a mission-driven provider of evidence-based therapy for children with autism, today announced that it has expanded to serve families at four centers throughout Iowa. Stride is now actively enrolling clients at all four locations, including Clive and Johnston in the Des Moines metro area, Cedar Rapids, and Davenport in the Quad Cities.

Duke City Cares Launching Behavioral Healthcare Services

ALBUQUERQUE, N.M., April 16, 2021 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- Duke City Cares, the local family-owned company that developed Duke City Urgent Care and Duke City Primary Care, is launching a Behavioral Healthcare service line to expand the services they offer in their ongoing mission to improve the health of the communities they serve and they are looking for great providers to join their team.

Encounter Telehealth Awards ‘Certificates of Excellence in Mental Health Care’

OMAHA, Neb., April 13, 2021 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- Encounter Telehealth awarded their partner facilities 'Certificates of Excellence in Mental Health Care' for their perseverance and dedication to the mental health needs of their residents throughout the COVID-19 pandemic.

New Writing Program Mobilizes Writers and Therapists to Help Health Care Professionals

WASHINGTON, D.C., March 25, 2021 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- New Directions in Writing, an offshoot of the Washington Baltimore Center for Psychoanalysis, announces "The Things They Carry," a series of free writing workshops for health care workers and first responders, designed to help them face the deep trauma of their experiences with the corona virus pandemic.

The Role of ‘Green Therapy’ in Improving Mental Health

LANCASTER, Pa., Feb. 24, 2021 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- With mental health struggles surging globally, particularly in the US, Adventure Explorations has released a new white paper entitled "Improving Mental Health: The Power of Outdoor and Adventure." The piece explores the benefits outdoor activity has on mental health.

Moody Neurorehabilitation Institute at Galveston donates a transport bus to St. Vincent House, supporting their ongoing social services efforts in Galveston...

GALVESTON, Texas, Dec. 15, 2020 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- On Wednesday, December 9, 2020, Moody Neurorehabilitation Institute at Galveston donated a Ford E350 Super Duty Bus to St. Vincent House to support their ongoing social services efforts for residents in Galveston County. The keys and title were presented to representatives of the St. Vincent House by Robert A. Prehn, Ph.D., President and CEO of Moody Neurorehabilitation Institute.
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Bright Road Recovery Contracts with Magellan Healthcare to Provide Eating Disorder Treatment for Blue Shield Subscribers

CLAREMONT, Calif. /California Newswire/ -- Bright Road Recovery, the Inland Empire's Premier Eating Disorder Treatment Program, announced today that they are now in-network with Magellan Healthcare. This is good news for Blue Shield subscribers in the Inland Empire who are looking for help with anorexia, bulimia, binge eating disorder, or ARFID.

Dementia Map Reinvents Access to Dementia Resources

PORTLAND, Ore., Nov. 10, 2020 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- JADCOM Media LLC announced today that Lori La Bey of Alzheimers Speaks and Dave Wiederrich of Memory Cafe Directory have created Dementia Map at DementiaMap.com - the first Global Resource Directory and event calendar for families and professionals.

The TMS Collaborative Celebrates its 1st Anniversary and Announces Clinic Expansion

EXETER, N.H., Oct. 20, 2020 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- In September 2019, Dr. Paul Belliveau and partners launched The TMS Collaborative as a way to bring the cutting-edge technology of TMS to New Hampshire and beyond. TMS therapy is an FDA-approved, safe, and non-invasive treatment for patients suffering from Major Depressive Disorder (MDD).

‘Battered American Syndrome’ is Creating a New Mental Health Crisis According to Psychotherapist Podcaster Dr. Stephanie Knarr

LAUREL, Md., Oct. 13, 2020 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- Dr. Stephanie Knarr first started using the term "Battered American Syndrome" on a recent episode of her Podcast: Dr. Stephanie Show's Podcast. In addition to the mental health crisis caused by COVID isolation, symptoms of Battered American Syndrome are common, putting Americans at an even greater risk for suicide.

Mullen’s Miracles foundation announces the activation of its second stage to nourish the needs of those in crisis

ATLANTA, Ga., Aug. 4, 2020 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- Mullen's Miracles announced today the activation of its second stage as a newly established non-profit organization dedicated to nourishing the needs of those in crisis. Mullen's Miracles is providing individualized options, respective support systems, and support provisions to those on the edge, to those assisting others in crisis and to those that have lost a loved one to suicide.
Joy Burkhard, MBA, of 2020 Mom

Perigee Fund Invests in Health-focused Charity, 2020 Mom, and Exec. Director Joins from Cigna

LOS ANGELES, Calif. /California Newswire/ -- 2020 Mom has been awarded a significant multi-year capacity investment by the Perigee Fund, a philanthropic organization focused in supporting early parenting, so families can thrive.

Encounter Telehealth Among 340 Organizations That Sent Letter to Congress Urging Action on Telehealth

OMAHA, Neb., July 14, 2020 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- Encounter Telehealth joined 340 organizations in signing a letter urging Congressional leaders to make telehealth flexibilities catalyzed by the COVID-19 pandemic permanent. This multi-stakeholder letter is represented by leaders in a wide range of healthcare industries from all 50 states, the District of Columbia, and Puerto Rico.
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Maglite and Movember Partner to Shine a Light on Men’s Health Issues

ONTARIO, Calif. /California Newswire/ -- Maglite and Movember are partnering to shine a light on men's health and well-being. The Movember Mini Maglite AA PRO LED is available now. Owning one will shine a light on your support of men's health issues and a percentage of the proceeds will go to supporting the causes championed by Movember.
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Mental Health Awareness License Plate Winning Design submitted by BeingwellCA

LAFAYETTE, Calif. /California Newswire/ -- BeingwellCA, a California 501(c)(3), submitted the initial design for the Mental Health Awareness License Plate to California Department of Education for DMV review.

Moody Neurorehabilitation Institute at Space Park granted Specific Use Permit

NASSAU BAY, Texas, May 26, 2020 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- The City Council of Nassau Bay has granted the request for a Specific Use Permit to Moody Neurorehabilitation Institute at Space Park by unanimous vote on Monday evening. Moody is a respected leader in brain injury rehabilitation.
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12traits At Home Wellbeing Assessment: Gaming and Mental Health During 2020 Pandemic

LOS ANGELES, Calif. /California Newswire/ -- As increased feelings of anxiety and depression rise during this global pandemic, 12traits announces the release of a free assessment and report breaking down the psychology of health and wellbeing as it pertains to COVID-19 circumstances - especially the decrease in physical contact due to social distancing measures.

Therapeutic Music Video Reduces Stress of Coronavirus Lockdown

MADISON, Wis., May 14, 2020 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- The International Forgiveness Institute (IFI) announced today that University of Wisconsin-Madison psychologist Robert Enright, Ph.D., has teamed up with acclaimed songwriter-performer Sam Ness to produce a "therapeutic music-discussion video" for adults who are struggling with the anguish created by the coronavirus lockdown.
SUFI Psychology Association

Sufi Psychology Association – The Only COVID-19 Initiative that Brings Self-Care to Frontliners While in Action

SACRAMENTO, Calif. /California Newswire/ -- On National Nurses Day, the Sufi Psychology Association ("SPA"), through its "Caring for Our Caregivers" COVID-19 initiative, will provide direct access to hours of self-care and meditation programs to help bring solace to healthcare professionals fighting on the frontlines of this pandemic.

TherapyTopia Launches COVID-19 Thrive Campaign to Support Laid Off Americans

JACKSONVILLE, Fla., April 29, 2020 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- TherapyTopia is a social enterprise that offers "Workplace Mental Wellness Solutions." To address the needs of so many out-of-work Americans, the organization pivoted its business model to partner with companies and individuals to help provide free virtual mental health and career coaching services.

IDCC Answers the Call for Mental Health Care During The COVID-19 Emergency with New Teletherapy Services

BROOKLYN, N.Y., April 22, 2020 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- Interborough Developmental and Consultation Center, or IDCC, is once again responding to the needs of our Brooklyn communities. In these challenging times, the need for mental health services has increased dramatically over the past several weeks due to many feeling anxious and concerned about the effects of the novel coronavirus (COVID-19).

Georgia Psychiatric Practice Provides Insurance-Covered Telehealth Services

ATLANTA, Ga., April 17, 2020 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- As a result of the COVID-19 pandemic, many mental health practices are being forced to close their doors to patients. These closures are causing even more anxiety and stress. United Behavioral Health Solutions (UBHS, Inc.) is happy to report that it continues to see patients via its telehealth services during a time when they likely need it most.

9th Grade Student Delivering Hugs for Families and Loved Ones During Pandemic

HOMER, N.Y., March 31, 2020 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- HuggyBox has helped thousands of friends and families stay connected since its inception in 2017. The product was invented by now fourteen-year-old Elena Barrett who runs the company. HuggyBox allows you to send a perforated tear off heart symbolizing a hug along with a heartfelt message to the intended recipient.

‘Bipolar is NOT an STD’ made it to the Best New Bipolar Disorder Books and Best Bipolar Disorder Books of All...

PHOENIX, Ariz., March 23, 2020 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- Dr. Lauren Goodall, PsyD, author of "Bipolar is not an STD" (ISBN: 978-1089401507) takes notice of her two "Best Book" achievements for her outstanding self-help book.

Treating Schizophrenia with Individualized Care

YAP, Micronesia, March 18, 2020 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- Schizophrenia may find a cure in individualized treatment. So says a new article in the science journal Holistic Nursing Practice. According to Dr. Daniel Helman, a researcher on the small island of Yap in Micronesia, long-term recovery is often possible, but appropriate studies are not being done.

Take Social Risk, Judgment, and Fear Out of The Equation

NEW YORK, N.Y., March 4, 2020 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- Dr. Lauren Goodall, Psychologist, author of "Bipolar is not an STD" (ISBN: 978-1089401507), is pleased by the strong interest, relatability, and response that have been triggered by her book. Goodall attributes sales of the self-help book to her ability to deliver and connect with her audience.

Five Steps to Get Your Adult Child ‘Unstuck’: Darien Wellness Hosts a Conversation on This Important Topic

DARIEN, Conn., Sept. 10, 2019 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- Darien Wellness, Fairfield County's premier mental health group, is excited to kick off its second annual Lunch & Learn series with an important topic for Connecticut families. Across the nation, young adults (age 18 and up) are suffering from the inability to successfully launch themselves into adulthood. Darien Wellness, in collaboration with Greenwich's Institute for Restoring Cognitive Health, will be holding a discussion addressing this crisis.
Senator Alex Padilla

California State Assembly Approves Padilla Bill Calling for Mental Health Education in Public Schools

SACRAMENTO, Calif. /California Newswire/ -- Calif. Senate Bill 330, authored by Senator Alex Padilla was unanimously approved by the California State Assembly today. The...

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