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Apr 07, 2014, 09:00 ET
Screening for Mental Health's annual National Alcohol Screening Day is highlighting  alcohol's harmful effects on women. Because of biological factors, one drink for a woman has about twice the effect of one for a man. Concerned about yourself or a friend? Alcohol use self-assessments and resources are available at  (PRNewsFoto/Screening for Mental Health)

Screening for Mental Health's Annual National Alcohol Screening Day Highlights Alcohol's Harmful Effects on Women

Screening for Mental Health, Inc. (SMH), the pioneer in large-scale mental health screenings for the public, is focusing attention on the...

Oct 07, 2013, 09:00 ET
National Depression Screening Day is October 10th and provides members of the general public with the opportunity to determine if they may be experiencing symptoms associated with depression. On this day, more than a thousand community-based organizations, colleges and military installations will provide screenings at in-person events or online. To find an in-person event site or to access an online screening, visit  (PRNewsFoto/Screening for Mental Health)

Depression Affects All Walks of Life

National Depression Screening Day is October 10th Free, Anonymous Screenings Available at In-Person Events and Online via...

Jun 18, 2013, 09:00 ET
PTSD Self-Assessments Available to the Public as part of PTSD Screening Day. Screenings and Educational Information provided at  (PRNewsFoto/Screening for Mental Health)

PTSD Self-Assessments Available to the Public as part of PTSD Screening Day

On Thursday, June 20, the national nonprofit Screening for Mental Health, Inc. will hold Post-traumatic Stress Disorder (PTSD) Screening...

Apr 09, 2013, 08:00 ET
According to a recent national survey of American adults released this month by Screening for Mental Health, Inc., a nonprofit provider of mental health screening programs, half of all men and one-third of women had at least one at-risk drinking episode in the last year. Furthermore, one-fifth of Americans believe that regardless of how much a person drinks, it isn't a problem unless there are negative impacts on their personal relationships or work performance.  (PRNewsFoto/Screening for Mental Health)

Americans Hold Dangerous Misperceptions About Risks of Heavy Drinking

Public Opinion Survey Reveals At-Risk Drinking Not Considered a Problem by Many National Alcohol Screening Day® is April 11 At-risk...

Oct 09, 2012, 08:00 ET
National Depression Screening Day is October 11. Through this event, individuals have the opportunity to take a free, anonymous, online mental health screening at or locate an in-person screening site. A recent national poll of 1,021 Americans by Anderson Robbins Research on behalf of Screening for Mental Health, Inc., has found that Democrats, Republicans, and Independents are almost equally likely to support a presidential candidate in the event they learned he/she suffered from depression.  (PRNewsFoto/Screening for Mental Health)

Divided Electorate United Over Depression

National Depression Screening Day® is October 11 Take a screening at A recent national poll of 1,021...

Apr 03, 2012, 09:00 ET
Worried about your drinking habits? National Alcohol Screening Day is April 5, 2012. Take an anonymous alcohol screening at  (PRNewsFoto/Screening for Mental Health)

Do I Drink Too Much? Find Out with an Anonymous Alcohol Use Self-assessment on April 5, National Alcohol Screening Day®; Visit

WELLESLEY HILLS, Mass., April 3, 2012 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- A nationwide campaign is underway to expose a hidden problem affecting...

Oct 03, 2011, 11:09 ET
Depressed Economy Leads to Depressed Public.  (PRNewsFoto/Screening for Mental Health)

Depressed Economy Leads to Depressed Public

National Depression Screening Day is Oct. 6th Take a screening: Recent statistics reveal that the economic...

Dec 28, 2010, 11:30 ET

Make a New Year's Resolution for a Healthy Mind offers free, anonymous mental health screenings to stay healthy in 2011 As most Americans resolve to head back to...

Sep 29, 2010, 09:00 ET

More Americans Face Depression Now Versus Five Years Ago, According to New Data From Screening for Mental Health

Mental health screening data collected in 2005 as compared to 2010 shows an increase in the number of Americans reporting symptoms of depression...

Apr 08, 2010, 15:03 ET

The Drinking IQ screening tool encourages service members and their families to take a free, anonymous online alcohol assessment in an effort to raise awareness on the consequences of at-risk drinking and the signs of an alcohol problem. (PRNewsFoto/Screening for Mental Health)[TK]

Do You Know Your Drinking IQ?

Military installations worldwide invite service members and their families to assess their alcohol use by taking an anonymous alcohol screening at...

Oct 04, 2005, 01:00 ET

October 6th Mental Health Screening Program Poised to Help Hurricane Victims

WELLESLEY HILLS, Mass., Oct. 4 /PRNewswire/ -- Hundreds of facilities in areas affected by Hurricanes Katrina and Rita will offer residents and...

Oct 03, 2002, 01:00 ET

October 10 is National Depression Screening Day; After a Turbulent Year, Mental Health Screenings Offer Support

WELLESLEY HILLS, Mass., Oct. 3 /PRNewswire/ -- To help those who have been affected by the shocking and disturbing events of the past year, free...

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