Tag Archives: Mental health

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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Following Son’s Suicide, The Bauer Fund Announces Award Recipients

New York, N.Y. Dr. Bill Bauer, vice president of The J. Luce Foundation, announced today the first recipients of the foundation’s Bauer Fund. “My family is delighted to inform our first three beneficiaries that we are honoring them with grants in honor and memory of our son Grant who passed away from suicide in 2014,” Bill stated. Grant Bauer, son of Dr. […]

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At One, Bauer Fund Raises Cash, Awareness, Random Acts of Kindness

New York, N.Y.  One year ago this week, my friend and high school classmate informed me that his son had taken his own life. Not the call I wanted to get – and sure as hell not the call he wanted to make. With news that just makes the world stand still. News that alters […]

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Fountain House Symposium Spotlights Borderline Personality Disorder

New York, N.Y. The Fountain House Symposium and Luncheon, held each spring at The Pierre, is the go-to forum for those of us eager to learn the latest on mental health. This year, the event’s fourteenth, the intriguing topic was “Borderline Personality Disorder: Why It Matters & What You Should Know.” Emcee Consuelo Mack with […]

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Report: U.S. Suicides Up Significantly Since 1999

Washington, D.C.  A new study by the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention indicates that suicide rates have jumped 24 percent over the years between 1999 and 2014. The study published late Thursday showed that rates increased sharply after 2006, as the economic boom of the late 1990s faded and the onset of what […]

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World Autism Day, Young Filmmaker Interviews Ban Ki-moon

New York, N.Y. Young filmmaker Benjamin Rosloff’s visit to the United Nations Headquarters in New York City and his interview with U.N.’s Secretary General, Ban Ki-Moon. Before the interview, Benjamin had the opportunity to explore and film the building including art and photo exhibits from all over the world. The video – produced for the World […]

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J. Luce Foundation Announces New Fellows from Marietta College

New York, N.Y. The James Jay Dudley Luce Foundation has announced this week that six Marietta College students have been chosen as 2015-16 J. Luce Fellows. These are: Mandee Young (Soph., Advertising & Public Relations), Amanda Davis (Soph., International Business, Economics), Matthew Johnson (Fresh., International Leadership Studies, Spanish), Rylie Wahl (Fresh., Undecided), McKenzie Fleeman (Fresh., […]

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Understanding Generalized Anxiety Disorder (GAD)

New York, N.Y.  Anxiety disorders are a category of mental disorders characterized by feelings of anxiety and fear, where anxiety is a worry about future events and fear is a reaction to current events. These feelings may cause physical symptoms, such as a racing heart, and shakiness. There are a number of anxiety disorders: including […]

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