Sunflower - iFred

What Brings Me HOPE: I find hope through being part of something bigger than myself. I found this site through a very unusual “text adventure” called Depression Quest. I’ve sufferedContinue Reading

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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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Hidden Pictures and the World Health Organization: A Journey to Uncover Global Stories of Mental Health

Hidden Pictures Film

Here is a video we are all about right now at iFred. It’s a summary of the film Hidden Pictures by filmmaker and physician Delaney Ruston. Ruston’s work highlights both theContinue Reading

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A Touching Message from a South African Sacred Activist; Her Thoughts on Mandela, Healing, and Hope

Nelson Mandela - of the great figures of the twentieth century

Dear fellow Sacred Activists: I have a heavy heart and many tears I am shedding this morning.  I am crying for my beloved country.  My heart is aching for allContinue 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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