We are hardwired to experience fear, and if we didn’t know fear, we would be in serious trouble (same with pain). When does fear serve us? And when does it become maladaptive and increase risk for mental health problems?
Five Boro Bike Tour
Our Global Mental Health Program was a charity partner in the 2017 Five Boro Bike Tour this past May – 18 riders strong, who pedaled to raise funds and awareness for mental health.
In Praise of Folly: Global Mental Health Award for Innovation in the Arts
On November 9th, the Global Mental Health Program presented acclaimed Venezuelan artist and filmmaker JAVIER TÉLLEZ with the 2nd Global Mental Health Award for Innovation in the Arts. Moderated by John Hanhardt, Consulting Senior Curator at the Smithsonian American Art Museum, the event included film clips, lecture, and discussion with this extraordinary artist.
Celebrating International Women's Day 2017
My first stop on March 8th, International Women's Day, was teaching a class with five extraordinary women from around the world who are members of our Global Mental Health Program. Here are their bold ideas for change when it comes to women and mental health.