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Upcoming Lecture

Join us Tuesday, August 19, 2014 at 06:00 pm to hear author Graeme Cowan speak on, 4 Things I Learnt From 4000+ People who Overcame Depression and Bipolar. 

After recovering from his own horrendous episode of depression, Graeme Cowan strove to understand the fastest way to beat depression and bipolar. His quest lead him to interview hundreds of well-known and everyday people, including former Congressman Patrick Kennedy, TV talk show host Trisha Goddard, former UK PM Tony Blair’s chief adviser Alastair Campbell, former Google Executive Bob Boorstin, Seattle’s Lora Inman and many others, who courageously described their journey back from the brink...

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 It's only a 4 letter word. It's a terrific motivator. It determines whether or not I think life is worth living. And if it's lacking it's awfully hard to move on with daily tasks. Yes I am talking about hope. It's funny how quickly my concept of hope changes. But today I am feeling overly optimistic. You see among my illness I thought I lost something that was near and dear to me. Growing up I was always known for how smart I "was." I could do even the littlest amount of work and get...

Mental Health Awareness Patch

Did you know that we developed the first Mental Health Awareness Patch for the Girl Scouts of the United States of America? 

With the increase in youth bullying, suicide and drug use, Girl Scouts are actively fighting to create change. Through a program to educate and reduce the stigma of mental illness, Girl Scouts can earn the Mental Health Awareness Patch for playing a positive role in their communities. Learn more here...