Artwork Inspires a Message of Hope Among Students

people standing beside sunflower

April 4th, 2014 was a day of true celebration.  Students gathered in the heart of campus at the University of North Carolina in Charlotte to witness the dedication of aContinue Reading

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Shining a Light for Depression: An Invitation to Plant Hope

Penny Tate and Rick Springfield

Many of us recognize the unfortunate stigma that remains in society when it comes to openly discussing our own or our loved ones depression and/or mental health.  Yet, as PaoloContinue Reading

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Schools for Hope; New Campaign to Prevent Suicide in Youth

Schools for Hope - Planting

Did you know 1 in 9 kids attempt suicide prior to graduating high school, and that 40% of those kids are in grade school?  (Journal of Adolescent Health via Family Matters,Continue Reading

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The Past, Present, and Future for Depression; A Perspective of Hope from Geneva

Kathryn Goetzke, Field for Hope

  As I sit here at a crowded Starbucks in sunny Geneva Switzerland, preparing for the meeting tomorrow at the headquarters of the World Health Organization, I marvel at howContinue Reading

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Support During Suicide, Feeling Passionate Grief, and Finding Hope

Suicide Hotline Phone Number

A friend of mine told me today she lost her friend’s father to suicide.  It was completely unexpected.  Why, she asks?  How did we not know?  How does this happen?Continue Reading

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The Shocking Truth of America’s Influence on Liberia and a Proposal to Heal

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Shocking is an understatement.  Here are the things people in the world agree on in regards to Liberia: It was colonized in 1821-1822 by freed American Slaves. These slaves formedContinue Reading

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