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Fountain House Symposium Honors Author Andrew Solomon

New York, N.Y.  New York City has an annual event that educates the public on mental health that I believe is the finest in America. This symposium – and luncheon – is hosted by Fountain House each spring at The Pierre. This year, the event’s tenth, the topic was “Mental Illness and the Family: Relationships, Resilience, Recovery. The […]

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Global Health Issues Explored in Recognition of World Health Day

New York, N.Y.  Today is World Health Day. The Stewardship Report joins the World Health Organization (WHO) in promoting its global health focus on hypertension (download a PDF copy of WHO’s global brief on hypertension). This month, The Report examines some of the most pressing global health issues, such as the three health-related Millennium Development Goals […]

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Transcendental Meditation Helps U.S. Veterans Cope with Stress

By Lorraine Cancro, M.S.W., edited by Jim Luce. New York, N.Y. In 2011, the filmmaker behind the movies Blue Velvet and Mulholland Drive organized for his foundation to donate $1 million to launch Operation Warrior Wellness (OWW) in Los Angeles, an initiative to help 10,000 veterans overcome post-traumatic stress disorder (PTSD) and other war-related illnesses.  In 2011, Lynch […]

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David Lynch Fnd.: Women, Violence & T.M.

New York, N.Y.  When I first read that 19,000 women a year get raped in the military, I thought it was a typo. When I read the next sentence that women in our military were more likely to be raped by our own soldiers then by the enemy, I thought, obviously. If any nation’s soldiers […]

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Joan Rivers Supports Healing Center in New Orleans

New Orleans, LA. I spoke this week with Sallie Ann Glassman who told me how proud the New Orleans Healing Center (NOHC) is to present an “Evening with Joan Rivers” next month in their facility.  “Uncensored.  Unscripted.  Unpredictable.”  How could I imagine anything else?  “This is a ‘once in a lifetime’ benefit performance for us and […]

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IAHD Institutes Recognize Anchor Rita Cosby

New York, N.Y.  Founded in 1957 by Dr. Jack M. Gootzeit, the Institutes of Applied Human Dynamics (IAHD) – serving the Developmental Disabled in The Bronx and Westchester Counties — has held an annual fundraising gala event every year, since 1969. Recently they hosted their 45th Annual Awards Dinner Dance at the Chelsea Piers in […]

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David Lynch Foundation Lauded by Global Stress Initiative

New York, N.Y. Kevin McGovern, founder and chairman of The Water Initiative, partnered recently with the Global Stress Initiative (GSI) to host an evening in his penthouse home in honor of the good works of the David Lynch Foundation to bring stress-reducing meditation to at-risk populations, including inner-city youth and veterans with Post-Traumatic Stress Disorder […]

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David Lynch Foundation Lauded by Global Stress Initiative

Kevin McGovern, founder and chairman of The Water Initiative, partnered recently with the Global Stress Initiative (GSI) to host an evening in his penthouse home in honor of the good works of the David Lynch Foundation to bring stress-reducing meditation to at-risk populations, including inner-city youth and veterans with Post-Traumatic Stress Disorder (PTSD). Bob Roth, executive director of […]

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Wellness Finds for a Better New Year

The Biltmore Hotel Miami Celebrates 95th Anniversary

Barton G. Miami Beach a Bodacious Night Out

SM-ART: Smoky Mountain Youth Art Gallery WonderWorks Pigeon Forge New Exhibit Featuring Local Youth Art

FLO-ART: North Florida Youth Art Gallery WonderWorks Panama City Beach Announces Youth Art Contest Winners

OZART: Missouri & Arkansas Youth Artists Gallery WonderWorks Branson New Exhibit Featuring Local Youth Art