Teaching Hope to Prevent Suicide, One Child At A Time

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  Can you teach children how to have hope? That is the question we at the International Foundation for Research and Education on Depression (iFred) set out to answer severalContinue Reading

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Sharing Hope with Others this Holiday Season

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#GivingTuesday, a global event held each year, inspires us to give back to others and provides a day to show support for the causes that are dear to our hearts.Continue Reading

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Gratitude for Health

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With Thanksgiving just around the corner, there will inevitably be a lot of talk about thankfulness and appreciation of life and all they have to offer. Aside from the goodnessContinue Reading

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Teaching Hope: A Powerful Lesson

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iFred’s recent project, Schools for Hope, launched this fall with fifth graders in the Chicagoland area. The curriculum aims to teach hope to students as a result of the dishearteningContinue Reading

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10 years of #GrandChallenges, #innovativesolutions and its significance for #globalmentalhealth

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Last week, from the 6th to the 10th of October, I got the opportunity to attend the #GrandChallenges in #globalhealth annual meeting in Seattle. This year’s anniversary event, attended byContinue Reading

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Health and Hope Can Prevent Suicide

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#stopsuicide #globalcrisis #hope #suicideprevention Every 40 seconds, an individual life is lost to suicide. The World Health Organization (WHO) calls it a #globalcrisis and estimates that the global suicide figureContinue Reading

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