NEW YORK, Jan. 7, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- In December 2012, Mediaplanet published a Brain and Mental Health Awareness report within the Washington Post in order to keep the topic at the forefront of readers minds and inspire awareness as we headed into the new year. Mediaplanet is proud to support brain and mental health awareness and hopes that through this publication, readers will be inspired to continue to support research and patients year-round, and to educate themselves on their own brain health and wellbeing.
One in Four Americans is at Risk
"There are some 50 million Americans living with brain diseases. From women who live with epilepsy and wonder if they can get pregnant safely to soldiers returning from war with traumatic brain injury and many more, it is an issue that can impact us all. Brain disease takes a deep emotional and financial toll on families and caregivers," Dr. Bruce Sigsbee, President of the American Academy of Neurology states in the publication's foreword.
Reaching over six million readers, the 12 page report appeared in the Washington Post in the Washington, D.C. metro area. With the support of the American Academy of Neurology, American Psychiatric Association, the United States Army, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, Anxiety and Depression Association of America, Genomind, Psych Central, National Alliance on Mental Illness, Posit Science, Centre for Neuro Skills, Medical ID Marketplace, Guardian Caps, USA Football, Riddell, Ohio State University's Wexner Medical Center, Neurotech Network, Guardian Helmets, Fisher Center for Alzheimer's Research Foundation, Mind Genesis, Epilepsy Foundation of America, Neurotech Reports, Cyberonics, Time Timer, leading physicians and researchers, and many more industry leaders, this report will educate readers on the most pressing topics in brain health today.
As part of the campaign, Mediaplanet will be giving away a Riddell 360 football helmet to one lucky reader. A product of countless hours of advanced testing for enhanced protective features, the helmet has several features and boasts the highest possible 5-STAR Helmet rating from the engineers at Virginia Tech. Readers can go to Mediaplanet's Facebook page to submit their best action shot of themselves in their athletic gear to enter the giveaway.
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