Karen and Justin: A Family Story

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492 Justin and Karen in the Horticulture Unit at Fountain House

Mental Health Reform Should Help Families Too

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512 Kenn Dudek, Fountain House president

Mental health reform has been in the air since the tragic 2012 mass shooting in Newtown, CT. In that time, the nation has witnessed 74 more school shootings. Justified or not, these crimes continue to fuel public discourse about our present mental health system. Many of these instances, including last month’s mass killing in Isla Vista, CA, highlight one glaring inadequacy: how difficult it is for families to get help for their loved ones experiencing a mental health crisis.

"From Darkness to Light" at Fountain Gallery

497 Self Portrait: Roots and Limbs by Patrick Bresnahan

College Re-Entry Program Kicks Off!

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Initiative will re-connect students with mental illness to their academic dreams.
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Supporters gather in the College Re-Entry Program's newly renovated space.

FH at Columbia School of Social Work

504 (l-r) Alan Doyle, Fang-Pei Chen, and John Rivera

FH Scholarships: More than the Money

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502 George Handran and Andrea Roy serving on the scholarship committee

One of my favorite parts of working at Fountain House is serving on the academic scholarship committee. Three times a years, for two days at a time, I am privileged to hear first-hand accounts of the amazing things that members accomplish when their intelligence and tenacity are combined with the proper support.

FH Symposium and Luncheon Honors Dr. Mitchell Rosenthal

500 (l-r) Dr. Mitchell Rosenthal, Dr. Marc Galanter, Dr. Ashli Sheidow, and William Cope Moyers

"Outsider?" at Fountain Gallery

495 "Estrella Gives Birth to Herself"

The FH 1 in 4 5K Draws Crowd of 350

On Saturday, April 12, more than 350 Fountain House community members, supporters, and friends gathered in Riverside Park for the 1st annual Fountain House 1 in 4 5K. The run/walk was a celebration of our wellness efforts, a chance to challenge mental health stigma, and a tool to raise public awareness about the prevalence of mental health disorders. 

Good News from Medicine

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485 A recent study documents a dramatic decrease in the most serious complications of diabetes.

2014 Hilton Humanitarian Prize Winner

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