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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Inspiring HOPE: Around the World

Children - Teaching Hope

Did you know that Schools for Hope is not just a program available in the U.S., but is internationally inspiring HOPE? This year the program will not only be taughtContinue 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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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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