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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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Fountain House Symposium Looks for Answers to Suicide

New York, N.Y. This year’s Fountain House Symposium and Luncheon took on a formidable subject. Titled “Suicide: Looking for Answers,” the event recently drew more than 500 attendees to The Pierre in support of the innovative mental health programs of Fountain House, winner of the Conrad N. Hilton Humanitarian Prize. In light of recent reports that suicide […]

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Fountain House Symposium Takes On Schizophrenia

New York, N.Y.  I’m interested in mental health issues, but I’m not a physician and have no medical training. That’s why I look forward to the annual Fountain House Symposium and Luncheon, where cutting-edge information is presented by top-drawer experts in terms accessible to a lay audience. Panelists Peter Weiden, M.D., Nancy Andreasen, M.D., Ph.D., […]

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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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Fountain House Stands Up to Mental Illness

New York, N.Y. I thought I knew charity events, but I was not prepared for the magnitude of the recent Fountain House symposium and luncheon in the Grand Ballroom of The Pierre that raised over one million dollars for a premier New York City mental health program. I was riveted by the professionals who spoke on ‘The Changing […]

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