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Mental Health Conferences, Events, and Education

Mental Health Conferences &
Educational Opportunities

Pharmacology Update
05/05/2014 - 05/06/2014
NPACE

2014 Annual Conference
06/17/2014 - 06/22/2014
American Academy of Nurse Practitioners AANP

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mental health , psych , addictions , neurologic


Latest News

ADHD: Scientists Discover Brain's Anti-Distraction System

Two Simon Fraser University psychologists have made a brain-related discovery that could revolutionize doctors' perception and treatment of attention-deficit disorders. This discovery opens up the possibility that environmental and/or genetic factor... Continue Reading


Low Tolerance For Pain? The Reason May Be In Your Genes

Researchers may have identified key genes linked to why some people have a higher tolerance for pain than others, according to a study released today that will be presented at the American Academy of Neurology’s 66th Annual Meeting in Philadelphia,... Continue Reading


Cedars-Sinai Nurses Now Screening All Hospitalized Adult Patients For Depression

In an effort to identify and treat patients with undiagnosed depression, Cedars-Sinai nurses are screening each hospitalized patient for signs of the illness and for risk factors that could make recoveries harder and longer. The new initiative is be... Continue Reading


Experts Propose New Approach To Manage The Most Troubling Symptoms Of Dementia, Lessen Use Of Drugs

A new approach to handling agitation, aggression and other unwanted behaviors by people with dementia may help reduce the use of antipsychotics and other psychiatric drugs in this population, and make life easier for them and their caregivers, a team... Continue Reading


Global Study Finds: Marijuana Rated Significantly More Effective In Treating Fibromyalgia Symptoms Than FDA-Approved Drugs

A survey of 1,339 people with fibromyalgia conducted by The National Pain Foundation and NationalPainReport.com, revealed that those who have used marijuana to treat their symptoms find it significantly more effective than any of the three drugs appr... Continue Reading


Low Tolerance For Pain? The Reason May Be In Your Genes

Researchers may have identified key genes linked to why some people have a higher tolerance for pain than others, according to a study released today that will be presented at the American Academy of Neurology's 66th Annual Meeting in Philadelphia, A... Continue Reading


National Council Urges Education Authorities To Apply For Mental Health First Aid Funding From SAMHSA

The Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration (SAMHSA) released its Request for Applications (RFA) related to $15 million in new funding for communities to offer Mental Health First Aid. “Mental Health First Aid is a low-cost but h... Continue Reading


Nationwide Event: Safely Dispose Unused Medications on April 26, 2014

Americans spend nearly $1,100 per person on prescription and over-the-counter medications every year, and much of it is left in cabinets, drawers, or forgotten. “Unused medication should not be left sitting around the house for several reasons,”... Continue Reading


Immune System Research May Help Doctors Predict Who Gets Long-Term Complications From Lyme Disease

A team of scientists led by Johns Hopkins and Stanford University researchers has laid the groundwork for understanding how variations in immune responses to Lyme disease can contribute to the many different outcomes of this bacterial infection seen ... Continue Reading


97% Of Medicare Advantage Plans Offer Broader Coverage Than Original Medicare

Given the health reform debate over elevated Medicare Advantage reimbursement rates, HealthPocket investigated the prevalence of extra insurance benefits provided by Medicare Advantage plans. These insurance benefits are not covered by original Medic... Continue Reading


Researchers Pioneer Telemedicine Training For Rural Parents Of Children With Autism

In 2004 University of Kansas researchers Linda Heitzman-Powell and Jay Buzhardt had the bold idea of training parents of children with autism to use an intervention based on the science of applied behavior analysis (ABA) to help them increase their c... Continue Reading


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Healthcare Jobs

Healthcare Jobs

Home Care Physical Therapist
Upper Perk & New Hope Physical Therapy & Sports Rehab
Philadelphia suburbs (Pennsburg), Pennsylvania

COTA or OTR/Hand Therapist
Institute For Hand & Upper Extremity Rehabilitation
Doylestown, Pennsylvania

FULL TIME, Occupational Therapist
Mountain View Nursing and Rehabilitation Centre
New Paltz, New York

Certified Registered Nurse Practitioner
Renfrew Center
Philadelphia, Pennsylvania

Nurse Practitioners
Jersey Rehab PA - Belleville
New York

Nurse Practitioners
Jersey Rehab PA - Belleville
New Jersey

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