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A recent NIMH co-authored study shows that a Department of Veterans Affairs suicide prevention program was associated with fewer inpatient mental health admissions and emergency department visits, and a 5 percent reduction in documented suicide attempts.

Read More Study Shows REACH VET Program Effective for Veterans at High Risk for Suicide

This webinar will discuss some of the critical pre-award grant management processes and milestones, including but not limited to roles and responsibilities from different NIMH officials, review of the project budget, and collection of Just in Time information.

Read More Center for Global Mental Health Research Webinar Series: Grants Management: Pre-Award

NIMH-supported researchers have found an online mindfulness-based cognitive behavioral therapy—called Mindful Mood Balance—is effective at reducing residual depressive symptoms and at reducing suicidal ideation in those who experience these symptoms.

Read More Mindful Mood Balance Effective for Treating Residual Depressive Symptoms and Suicidal Ideation

Buying and Selling the Poor ventures behind the scenes of the multibillion-dollar welfare-to-work system, offering new insights into how Australia responds to unemployment and disadvantage. As the authors tell the story of four local employment offices, they paint a vivid picture of a critically important social servic Source: Buying and Selling the Poor – Sydney…

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Open-source software, shared innovation and crowd-sourced manufacturing threaten capitalism as we know it. Source: The $100bn Facebook question: Will capitalism survive ‘value abundance’? | Science and Technology | Al Jazeera

Read More The $100bn Facebook question: Will capitalism survive ‘value abundance’? | Science and Technology | Al Jazeera

In an unprecedented way Michel Bauwens hijacks the commons. While the commons practiced deliberative and participative democracy in the high middle ages, that weakened from the 16th century, we do … Source: Review of “Peer to Peer: The Commons Manifesto” of Michel Bauwens | nie pleuen

Read More Review of “Peer to Peer: The Commons Manifesto” of Michel Bauwens | nie pleuen

Dr. Gates is a theoretical physicist known for his work on supersymmetry, supergravity, and superstring theory. He will present on how looking at genetics and networks led to solving a quantum gravity problem.

Read More Director’s Innovation Speaker Series: How Looking at Genetics and Networks Led to Solving a Quantum Gravity Problem

Source: P2P | there are (ir)regular complaints that there is “too much” coverage on the neo-racist and neo-segregationist threat to our societies in this forum, bas… | Facebook   This is you evaluating yourself I had noticed it was a special week and I was impressed that you seemed to be making an effort.. This…

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