Tag Archives: Mental health

How to Turn Difficult Times into a Period of Growth

If there is one thing that most people have in common during the last few months, it is that the pandemic has created more stress and made life more difficult. In fact, a study published in the September 2020 issue of the journal Science Advances found that acute stress and depressive symptoms increased significantly over […]

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Athlete Andrew Loy: Why Young Global Leadership is Critical Today

The Impact of Young Leaders on Mental Health and Suicide Awareness According to the National Behavioral Health Council, 64.1% of youth with major depression do not receive any mental health treatment. One in every five teens and young adults live with a mental health condition. Suicide is the second highest cause of death for fifteen to twenty-four-year […]

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The Bauer Fund Announces 2020 Award Recipients

New York, N.Y. Dr. Bill Bauer, Mary Ella Bauer, and Madison, Andrew and Jack Ryser are proud to announce the 2020 Bauer Fund grantees. The awards are in honor and memory of their son, brother, brother-in-law, and uncle Grant who passed away from suicide in 2014. Grant Bauer was the impetus for the J. Luce […]

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J. Luce Foundation Announces Bauer Fund on Third Anniversary

New York, N.Y. Three years ago on September 5, 2015, The J. Luce Foundation announced the launch of The Bauer Fund, in honor and memory of Grant Michael Bauer who passed away from an act of suicide in 2014. Grant Bauer was the impetus for the J. Luce Foundation’s Bauer Fund. Photo courtesy of the Bauer Family. […]

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Bauer Fund Highlighted as Suicide Continues to Stalk America

New York, N.Y. My beloved mother committed suicide. My good friend’s son Grant Bauer committed suicide. Celebrities commit suicide. There is an epidemic stalking America that snuffs out lives young and old, rich and poor, famous and not. None of us or our families are completely immune. American celebrity chef, author, and television personality Anthony Bourdain […]

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The J. Luce Foundation’s Bauer Fund Announces 2017 Award Recipients

New York, N.Y. Dr. Bill and Mary Ella Bauer and their daughter Maddie are proud to announce the 2017 Bauer Fund grantees. The awards are in honor and memory of their son and brother, Grant, who passed away from suicide in 2014. The James Jay Dudley Luce Foundation sponsors The Bauer Fund as one of […]

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Breakthrough PTSD Program for Veterans to go Nationwide

Bluemont, VA. Veteran’s Day provides us with an opportunity to place a renewed emphasis on our nation’s veterans, as they heal and transition in the aftermath of 15 years of war. It is estimated that more than 700,000 post-9/11 combat veterans are battling post traumatic stress disorder (PTSD); as evidenced by a suicide rate of 20 […]

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The Heart of Mental Health and Well-being at the United Nations

New York, N.Y. In the normally staid halls of the U.N., energy exploded as Bolivian musician Hillario Soto entered a large conference room at the back, playing his home-made bass flute, followed Pied-Piper-style by a troupe of musicians, adult vocalists, and youth singers. Leading the revelry on keyboards was internationally-acclaimed composer and singer/songwriter Russell Daisey performing […]

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How to Turn Difficult Times into a Period of Growth

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