Global Day for Hope Supports 350 Million with Depression

Global Day for Hope Group Shot

The International Foundation for Research and Education on Depression (iFred) launched its first annual Global Day for Hope on May 2, 2015, to support the 350 million people living withContinue Reading

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Inspiring HOPE: One School At A Time

Schools for Hope- iFred

iFred launched Schools for Hope in Fall 2014 in two Chicago-area school districts (Woodland Intermediate School in Gurnee, Ill., and Oakland School in Antioch, Ill.) with the goal of expandingContinue Reading

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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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Teaching Hope: A Powerful Lesson

Children - Teaching Hope

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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