Tag Archives: Depression

Fountain House Symposium Sheds Light On Anxiety

New York, N.Y. More than 600 attendees convened at The Pierre on May 6 for the annual Fountain House Symposium and Luncheon, which over the past 16 years has become New York’s premier lay forum addressing issues of serious mental illness. This year’s topic was The Anxiety Epidemic: New Research • New Insights. Elizabeth Vargas […]

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New W.H.O. Study: 800,000 People Commit Suicide Every Year

New York, N.Y. Every year, close to 800,000 people commit suicide, the second leading cause of death amongst people aged 15-29 in 2016. Ahead of World Suicide Prevention Day on Monday 10 September, a toolkit to help communities to prevent suicides has been released by the World Health Organization, WHO, and the Mental Health Commission of Canada. A portrait of a […]

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Immigration, Ambition, Identity Shape Film Miss India America

“If you’re not the best, you’re one of the rest!”
– Lily Prasad, Miss India America

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Understanding Major Depressive Disorder – “Depression”

New York, N.Y. Major depressive disorder (MDD) (also known as clinical depression, major depression, unipolar depression, or unipolar disorder; or as recurrent depression in the case of repeated episodes) is a mental disorder characterized by a pervasive and persistent low mood that is accompanied by low self-esteem and by a loss of interest or pleasure in […]

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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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Do You Suffer from Anxiety, Depression or Insomnia?

The Fisher Wallace Stimulator, a cranial electrotherapy stimulation (CES) device, is cleared by the FDA for treating anxiety, depression, insomnia and chronic pain. Patients typically report positive affects within 2-4 weeks, and sometimes as early as after one usage. In very rare cases, the only side effects reported are light headache and slight dizziness. The […]

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At the U.N.: ‘As a Young Global Leader; I am Servant of My People’

Filmmaker On Why Young Global Leadership is Critical Today 

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