Eoin

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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Ashley K

Sunflower - iFred

What Brings Me HOPE: Life and Love “I’ll see you later, mom.” Those were the last words 10 year old me said to my mother. She gave up her ghostContinue Reading

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Global Day for Hope Supports 350 Million with Depression

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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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JOIN US And Plant HOPE Around The World

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Join us for Global Day of Hope by planting sunflowers on Saturday May 2 in support of the 350 million people living with the treatable disease of depression. The sunflower is theContinue 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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