Safe Harbor's Non-Pharma Conference in LA, June 4-5
Safe Harbor's Fourth Annual Medical Conference:
"Non-Pharmaceutical Approaches to Mental Disorders"
15 hours of Continuing Medical Education for physicians
15 Continuing Educational Units for California nurses, LSCWs, and MFTs
Open to the general public as well.
Join Safe Harbor and the nation's leading voices on safe, non-drug
treatments for the mentally unwell.
When: Saturday, June 4, 2004, 8:30 AM to 6 PM; Sunday, June 5, 2004,
8:30 AM to 5:30 PM Glendale Hilton Hotel, Glendale, CA (just outside
The Hilton is next to downtown Glendale with an array of nearby
shopping, restaurants, theaters, etc.
Fees: Before May 19: $140 for both days (lunch not included)
After May 19: $170 (lunch not included)
Day Rates Available
15 Hours of CMEs for physicians - $160 extra
15 Hours of CEUs for CA LCSW/MFTs and nurses - $60 extra
Register by phone - (323) 257-7338, email - SafeHar...@aol.com or
online at: https://nt7.corpsite.com/secure_alternative/donation.htm
Seating is limited!
With nearly a dozen speakers, presentations will include:
Vitamin D and Mental Health: John Jacob Cannell, MD, Executive
Director, Vitamin D Council, Psychiatrist, Atascadero State Hospital,
with little-known research on the pervasiveness of vitamin D
The Crazy Makers: How Food Additives and Processed Foods Contribute
to the Rise in Mental Disorders: Carol Simontacchi, MS, CCN,
Nationally-renowned Author, Columnist, and Radio Host, speaking on the
hazards of modern-day fast foods.
Neurotoxicity of Fluoride in our Water: David Kennedy, DDS, past
president of the International Academy of Oral Medicine and Toxicology
and world lecturer on the safety of dental materials, examines the
research on how fluoride and water fluoridation affect mental health.
Mega-Trends in Psychiatric Diagnosis and Treatment: What Your
Psychiatrist Isn't Telling You: Stuart Shipko, MD, Pasadena
psychiatrist and author of Surviving Panic Disorder, discusses how
pharmaceutical marketing affects diagnosing practices amongst
The Role of Infection and Xenobiotics (Toxins) in Behavior Disorders:
Aristo Vojdani, PhD, immunology expert, author of over 90 scientific
papers, holder of 10 patents and CEO of Immunoscience Lab.
The Integrative Medicine Approach to Depression and Anxiety - With
Case Histories: Joseph Sciabbarrasi, MD, details his protocols in
treating depression and anxiety from a holistic perspective.
Is It Mental or Is It Dental? - Part 2 - How Mercury Fillings, Root
Canals, Temporo-Mandibular Joint (TMJ) Syndrome, and Other Dental
Issues Affect Mental Health: Raymond Silkman, DDS, practicing
holistic dentistry, orthodontics, and treatment of TMJ and related
disorders, returns to our conference by popular demand to further
discuss the relationship of dental problems and mental health.
The Importance of Methylation in Psychiatric Disorders: Nancy Mullan,
MD, nutritional psychiatrist, Safe Harbor Medical Director, reviews one
of the most critical nutritional biochemical cycles which, when faulty,
can contribute to autism, schizophrenia, depression, and bipolar
Natural Treatments for Postpartum Depression: Nancy Lins, ND,
specialist from Hawaii in postpartum health, on the common physical
contributors to and nondrug solutions for the post-birth blues.
Can Visual Correction Improve Symptoms of ADHD, Anxiety, Depression,
Learning Disorders, and other Mental Symptomology? Herbert Solomon,
OD, presents his research spanning forty years on the remarkable
connection between vision and mental health and how visual correction
can improve it.
Safe Harbor's 2005 Recovery Panel: 6 people tell there personal
stories of recovery without drugs.
And MUCH, MUCH more...
(ACAM-approved. Provider approved by the California Board of Registered
Nursing, Provider Number 13857 for 15 contact hours - Course meets
the qualifications for 15 hours of continuing education credit for MFT
and/or LCSWs as required by the California Board of Behavioral Sciences
- CA BBS Prov. No.: PC2516- No refunds after May 27.)
> "Safe Harbor" the webs largest alternative Mental Health Website whose
> founder just so happens to be a well known OT as many of you know, is
> having a conference next month:
> "Non-Pharmaceutical Approaches to Mental Disorders"
Unfortunately, every single one of those "approaches" are
miserable failures (except apparently cognative therapy).
It is a sign of a rational, sane, modern human being to avail
oneself of the advances in science that humanity has achieved:
that includes pharmachology. Rejecting those achievements is a
sign of mental and emotional immaturity.
"I freed thousands of slaves. I could have freed thousands more,
if they had known they were slaves." - Harriet Tubman
Cognitive therapy is effective on its or own or in conjunction
with medications. For situation depression ( as opposed to
chronic depression) cognitive therapy is especially effective -it helps
the patient learn new and better ways to approach life and its
problems - focusing on internal dialogues and addressing life long
issues head on. Unlike psychoanalysis ( which is largely discredited in
the medical community) cognitive therapy stresses short term, proactive
approach that is goal oriented,and focuses on the present and the
future. The reason it works so well is it makes the client face
his/her life in a supportive environment and offers a real opportunity
to change their approach to life. I highly recommend it to anyone
who is in crisis or who needs to find a different approach to life.
http://www.habitsmart.com/cogtitle.html for more information on this