Around the House: College Re-Entry

By Ashley Womble
In a segment titled, "Program Aims to Help Young Adults with Mental Illness Live Productive, Normal Lives," NY1 Reporter Erin Billups featured the great work of Fountain House College Re-Entry. Watch the video online and read the transcript below. Program Aims to Help Young...
By Jason Bowman
A National Alliance on Mental Illness (NAMI) survey of college students living with mental health conditions revealed that stigma remains the number one barrier to students seeking help. The study also found that an overwhelming majority of survey respondents who said they are no longer in...
By Alan Miller
The College Re-Entry program has had two successful classes since opening in September.  Each student spent at least 15 hours a week for 15 weeks participating in College Re-Entry’s core program, which is comprised of academic preparedness classes, wellness workshops and community...
Monday morning, the College Re-Entry group departed from our usual point of origin and headed out to a more rural locale. After the uneventful two hour drive through slice-of-America New Jersey, we arrived at our intended destination—Fountain House Farm at High Point. The...
By Ashley Womble
Fountain House President Kenn Dudek discussed our employment and education programs, College Re-Entry, and Fall Fete with the Wall Street Journal’s Tanya Rivero.Watch the segment.
The College Re-Entry Center has been buzzing with excitement. Our first class of students just completed the core curriculum and are preparing to start classes in January at four local colleges: Hunter College, The New School, Pace University and the Borough of Manhattan Community College.Since...
By Alexis Preston
I’ve suffered from depression most of my life. If you live with a mental illness, you know how hard it is to overcome the rampant stigma that comes with it. That made it harder for me to come to grips with my depression.It made college really difficult for me. When I first started school, I...
Fountain House College Re-Entry is the only private program of its kind to help young adults who have suspended their education due to a mental health crisis return to college. If you experienced a mental health challenge in college, you already know how difficult it can be. Students often...
Fountain House board member Katie Zorn published a moving and eloquent piece about her brother Danny and the College Re-Entry Program in the Huffington Post.In the column, “Finding Danny: A Sister's Search for Answers to Mental Illness,” Katie wrote about her brother’s...

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