Teaching Hope to Prevent Suicide, One Child At A Time

  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

#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

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

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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The British Parliament Inquiry for Disability and Development is a lesson for governments around the world

-Jagannath Lamichhane Recently, the British Government conducted a parliamentary inquiry on disability and development. As part of the inquiry, leading academic institutions, researchers, disabled peoples organizations (DPOs) and civil society organizationsContinue Reading

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In order to address the suffering of those with mental health problems, there needs to be a radical shift in the understanding of mental illness

-Jagannath Lamichanne I have always believed that the challenge of dealing with mental health problems is their invisibility. Anyone who suffers from mental illness repeatedly questions: Does it exist? DoContinue Reading

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