Activating Hope for World Mental Health Day

The theme ‘Make Mental Health & Well-Being For All a Global Priority’ provides us with an opportunity to re-kindle our efforts to protect and improve mental health. It looks towards the future, and gives us the goal of making our world a better place for all.

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United Nations Secretary – General’s Call to Hope

United Nations Secretary-General António Guterres warned last week that “With people from all points of the globe crying out for relief and hope, international action on major challenges – from climate to conflict and securing sustainable development – is paralyzed by dysfunction and held hostage to geopolitical tensions.” he went on call on the world to “overcome divisions and provide hope in a place of turmoil.”It is wonderful to see world leaders beginning to promote the importance of hope. Yet while this call for hope is commendable, it lacks one important component: it doesn’t teach people the “how-to” of hope.

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Mental Illness Doesn’t Predict Suicide; Hopelessness Does.

The death of Bed Bath & Beyond’s CFO,Gustavo Arnal, hits far too close to home for me. He was a father of two girls, a financial executive, and a husband.Continue Reading

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International Day of Peace

September 21, 2021 was the International Day of Peace, an event created by the United Nations to celebrate strengthening the ideals of peace around the world. This year, iFred celebratedContinue Reading

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