Behavioral Health Headlines

  • To the Back of Beyond by Peter Stamm review – psychology of a marriage 19 Aug 2017 07:33 The Guardian To leave or not to leave, that is the question. Excitement and adventure, or the warm bath of blissful routine. Characters in Swiss writer Peter Stamm’s remarkable novels – On a Day Like This, Seven Years – seem equally attracted to both, afraid of …
  • What our Google searches reveal about the drug epidemic 19 Aug 2017 04:44 Palm Beach Post The country’s ongoing drug epidemic, which claimed more than 59,000 lives last year, has left its trace on just about every aspect of American life: politics, religion, family, justice, birth and death. While most of us are familiar, by now, with the …
  • The crucial opioid interventions Canada needs now 19 Aug 2017 03:28 Globe and Mail Benedikt Fischer is a senior scientist at the Institute for Mental Health Policy Research, Centre for Addiction and Mental Health and a professor of psychiatry at the University of Toronto. Mark Tyndall, is Executive Medical Director at the BC Centre for …
  • Study Shows Dispensaries Aren't Changing How Much Kids Smoke Pot 19 Aug 2017 02:51 Westword A recent study published in the Journal of Substance Use and Misuse shows that retail marijuana stores aren't changing the rate of marijuana consumption among children in Colorado. Led by researchers from the University of Colorado Anschutz Medical …
  • Big day arrives for 1,600 students 18 Aug 2017 23:56 The Bray People Newspaper Graduates and their parents are being advised that a support line will be in operation on 1800 265 165 to offer confidential advice, information and support. The helpline will also take calls from students and parents seeking advice and up to date …
  • Natick officials outline goals for the year 18 Aug 2017 23:41 Marblehead Reporter Union contracts, downtown garage, opioid crisis response among priorities set by selectmen and town administrator. Brian Benson Daily News Staff @bbensonMWDN NATICK - Evaluating customer service, continuing multi-year financial planning and fostering …
  • Time to declare national emergency on the opioid crisis 18 Aug 2017 22:16 Palm Beach Post Addiction has permeated America and it doesn’t discriminate, rich, poor, black, brown or white, it’s destroying this country. But so far even though the U.S. Congress passed the Comprehensive Addiction and Recovery Act (CARA), the funding to battle the …
  • Energy Drinks Won’t Make You a Coke Addict: Cocaine Will Make You A Coke Addict 18 Aug 2017 20:53 Gizmodo Science doesn’t give answers. Instead, it’s a tool that humans have created to make meaningful conclusions from data. So, if someone tells you that science says energy drinks will turn you into a cocaine user, well, science won’t ever do that. A new study …
  • Preventing fetal alcohol exposure and its effects 18 Aug 2017 20:17 Alaska Public Telecommunications “Baby” Photo: Amila Pradeep; Flickr On this Line One program the focus is on efforts to prevent fetal alcohol exposure and its effects. We will discuss local and national efforts and the challenges to preventing the lifelong effects that alcohol can cause …
  • Iceland knows how to stop teen substance abuse – but the rest of the world isn’t listening 18 Aug 2017 19:44 Cordova Times It’s a little before three on a sunny Friday afternoon and Laugardalur Park, near central Reykjavik, looks practically deserted. There’s an occasional adult with a pushchair, but the park’s surrounded by apartment blocks and houses, and school’s out – so …
  • Nahid urges psychologists to identify applied areas of psychology 18 Aug 2017 19:16 Financial Express Education Minister Nurul Islam Nahid on Friday urged psychologists to identify the applied areas of psychology as those they can play an important role in the country's development, reports UNB. "That's why psychologists should come forward …
  • UH gets $3.3 million funding from Cancer Prevention and Research Institute of Texas 18 Aug 2017 19:13 News-Medical.net August 18, 2017 The University of Houston has received $3.3 million from the Cancer Prevention and Research Institute of Texas. A $2 million recruitment grant was awarded to bring Rohith Reddy, who focuses on next-generation technologies for detecting …
  • VIP Community Services Launches "Hope on the Hudson" Fundraiser Honoring Daniel P. McCarthy, former Healthfirst President & COO 18 Aug 2017 18:56 MarketWatch.com BRONX, N.Y., Aug. 18, 2017 /PRNewswire/ -- VIP Community Services, the Bronx-based organization providing hope and wellness to those in need of health, mental health, housing and drug and alcohol services, is hosting a "Hope on the Hudson…
  • 13 facts about divorce every couple should know before getting married 18 Aug 2017 15:45 Business Insider Couples may be most likely to divorce in March and August.Getty Images Divorce rates in the US are at an all-time low Everyone's relationship is different, and so is every divorce Research has shown certain factors make a divorce more likely Don't …
  • Stock holdings shine light on investors’ risk-averse psychology 18 Aug 2017 15:43 The Globe and Mail As Wall Street and world stocks chalk up record high after record high, anxiety about a steep correction is mounting. Yet all else being equal, the odds of say, a 20-per-cent fall are pretty much the same as another 20-per-cent rally. So why are investors …
  • Selfie psychology: U of S student's research shows gender trends ... 18 Aug 2017 14:28 Leader Post Research conducted by a grad student from the University of Saskatchewan’s psychology department says males and females take selfies for online dating profiles differently because of mental tendencies created through thousands of years of evolution. …
  • Letter: City ordinance sends wrong message 18 Aug 2017 14:17 Grand Forks Herald As I got older, this enthusiasm for the sport and the experience accompanying it grew. As a middle-schooler, I happily joined in singing "In Heaven There is in No Beer" and giggled watching spectators stumble out to the buses to drink more at …
  • Tufts Health Plan forms MassHealth Accountable Care Organization partnerships with four provider organizations 18 Aug 2017 14:11 Kait Information contained on this page is provided by an independent third-party content provider. Frankly and this Site make no warranties or representations in connection therewith. If you are affiliated with this page and would like it removed please …
  • COLUMN-Stock holdings shine light on investors' risk-averse psychology: McGeever 18 Aug 2017 13:32 London South East (The opinions expressed here are those of the author, a columnist for Reuters.) By Jamie McGeever LONDON, Aug 18 (Reuters) - As Wall Street and world stocks chalk up record high after record high, anxiety about a steep correction is mounting. Yet all else …
  • Hanley Foundation’s Turner Benoit Speaks At Rotary Luncheon 18 Aug 2017 10:39 Town Crier Turner Benoit, director of special projects and community engagement for the Hanley Foundation, spoke at a recent luncheon meeting of the Wellington Rotary Club held at the Wanderers Club. Benoit, the luncheon’s guest speaker, shared information about the …
  • CHC of Cape Cod Opens Bourne Facility 18 Aug 2017 10:20 Cape Cod Today Community Health Center of Cape Cod hosted an Opening Reception and Ribbon Cutting Ceremony at their newly-renovated Bourne office at 123 Waterhouse Road on Tuesday, August 15. The expansion from 2,200 square feet to nearly 10,000 square feet was designed …
  • Schizophrenia in children: What you need to know 18 Aug 2017 08:16 Medical News Today Childhood schizophrenia is a severe but rare mental illness that causes a child to interpret reality abnormally. Schizophrenia affects behaviors, emotions, and thinking.The illness may result in the child hallucinating, becoming delusional, and having …
  • Renz Center to mark International Overdose Awareness Day Aug. 31 18 Aug 2017 06:12 Dailyherald.com More than 50,000 people in the U.S. die from an overdose each year, according to a January 2017 release by the National Institute on Drug Abuse. International Overdose Awareness Day is a global event held on Aug. 31 each year and aims to raise awareness …
  • Pershing: Aug. 22 Chamber panel opioid talk is vital ‘education’ tool 18 Aug 2017 03:10 Farragut Press Pershing: Aug. 22 Chamber panel opioid talk is vital ‘education’ tool August 17, 2017 by Alan Sloan Responding to the growing opioid abuse crisis in East Tennessee, reportedly one of the 12 worst multi-county regions of abuse nationally, Farragut West …
  • Selfie psychology: U of S student's research shows gender trends for dating app pictures 18 Aug 2017 02:58 Star Phoenix University of Saskatchewan grad student Jennifer Sedgewick, who recently published a psychological study of selfies in dating apps, snaps a picture of herself. (Matthew Olson / Saskatoon StarPhoenix) Research conducted by a grad student from the …