NIMH Study Finds People with Serious Mental Illnesses Can Lose Weight


credit:

The National Institute of Mental Health (NIMH)-funded study indicates that people suffering from serious mental illnesses can lose weight and maintain weight loss through a proper lifestyle intervention program.

The intervention program brings in nutritionists and experts to these menially ill patients through frequent—psychiatric rehabilitation. The findings are published in the online issue of New England Journal of Medicine.


Read the Entire Article


Federal Programs Related to - Mental Health, Substance Abuse Programs, General/other

Programs that provide preventive, diagnostic and treatment services as well as transitional support for people who have a physical and/or psychological dependency on tobacco, alcohol and/or other drugs or who suffer from acute or chronic mental or emotional disturbances or are having problems coping with daily living.

Federal Programs Related to - Mental Health Treatment

Programs that provide treatment to individuals suffering from mental, emotional or behavioral disorders. Clinical Evaluation; Forensic Psychiatric Evaluations; Mental Health Evaluation Programs; Mental Health Twelve Step Programs; Psychological Testing; Psychosocial Evaluation




Social Entrepreneurship
Spotlight



Greenpeace Innovation Challenge for Rural India’s Sustainable Irrigation Solution


Greenpeace Innovation Challenge for Rural India’s Sustainable Irrigation Solution

Greenpeace has announced its latest innovation challenge “A Watershed Moment in India”. The challenge series is an open platform to create an innovative renewable energy pump kit which meets the need of millions of small farmers.




Nonprofit Jobs

  Human Services Jobs
  Executive Director Jobs
  Foundation Related Jobs
  Program Director Jobs
  Fundraising & Development Jobs