Pokemon Go!
Friday July 22, 2016

Pokemon Go!

Pokemon Go!: has taken the world by storm and brought a little magic into our lives. “Oh, really?” “How silly!”  Searching for a Jigglypuff, Pollywhirl, Charmander or taking a detour to work to pass by a PokeStop is viewed by some as downright ridiculous.  But Pokemon Go is now available in more than 30 countries, and […]

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Remembering Elie Wiesel
Wednesday July 20, 2016

Remembering Elie Wiesel

Remembering Elie Wiesel On the second of July we said goodbye to Elie Wiesel, one of the greatest humanitarians of our time.  Born 30 September 1928 in Romania, Holocaust survivor and Nobel Laureate, Elie Wiesel bore witness to the “haunted universe” of Auschwitz and Buchenwald concentration camps. His harrowing experience as a teenager is recounted in Night. Translated into […]

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Landmark Resolution for Mental Health
Monday July 11, 2016

Landmark Resolution for Mental Health

Landmark Resolution on Mental Health Globally  Getting something passed unanimously by the United Nations Human Rights Council (UNHRC) is quite a coup. The fact that we’re talking about a Resolution on Mental Health and Human Rights, co-sponsored by 61 countries, is huge. What does it say?  What does it mean?   First- the technical talk:  The UNHRC […]

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Fiction's Truth Telling About Mental Illness
Friday July 1, 2016

Fiction's Truth Telling About Mental Illness

Fiction’s truth telling about mental illness: It was Albert Camus who said, “Fiction is the lie through which we tell the truth.”  So it is that fictional characters like Tim, Etsuko, Em, Nkiru, and Solomon whose stories are highlighted below, and multitudes of others from around the world, share their intimate experience, provide insight and lend perspective to readers […]

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