Supporting Academic Success

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11 New Board Member, Mary Pedersen, recently served on the FH Scholarship Committee.It was my pleasure to sit on the Academic Scholarship Committee on July 29th and 30th and to be a part of the scholarship awards for the 43 deserving candidates.

Fountain House Bronx Opens!

436 Welcome to Fountain House Bronx!On July 1, 2013 Fountain House officially opened its Bronx clubhouse located at 564 Walton Avenue.

The Sixth Annual Fountain House Associates Fall Fete



The Associates Committee of Fountain House will host their sixth annual Fall Fête on Wednesday, November 6, 2013. This event serves to introduce a new audience of prominent young leaders to Fountain House’s comprehensive mental health model and its mission to fight the stigma associated with mental illness.

The program features Fountain House’s successful Supported Education Program and highlights the Danny Zorn Scholarship Award Fund, which was established in 2011.

Lincoln's Melancholy - Book Reading



A VIP meet and greet reception with author, Joshua Wolf Shenk, followed by a reading by the author and conversation with Anne Mai.

A notable book by the New York Times book review, Lincoln's Melancholy: How Depression Challenged a President and Fueled his Greatness, is a "fresh,  fascinating provacative psychohistory".


October, 1, 2013
6:00 - 7:00 PM VIP Reception
7:00 - 8:30 PM Reading and Conversation

An American in Portugal: Traveling for FH

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In the beginning of July, I was afforded the opportunity to travel to Lisbon, Portugal with Dr. Ralph Aquila and Alan Doyle, Fountain House’s Director of Education. The three of us, along with Dr.

NYC Greenmarket Comes to Fountain House

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428 Members and staff of the Wellness Unit assemble bags of fresh local produce for more than 50 customers a week.In recent years, the Wellness, Culinary, and Horticulture Units have been working together to introduce healthier food into our community.

High Point Harvest Update

432 This lettuce will eventually make its way to the Fountain House salad bar.As the weather heats up, the fruits (and vegetables) of our labor also rise.

What Will Help Olivia?

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What do we do about Olivia? Olivia is a 50-year old African-American woman who has schizophrenia, a Fountain House member who is currently homeless. She also has an assisted outpatient treatment (AOT) order which legally mandates her to take her medication and go to treatment.

Clubhouse and Psychiatry at the 21st World Congress

425 Bertil Hartoch, John Rivera, Juan Pedro Sapene, Alan Doyle, and Ralph Aquila in Lisbon, Portugal.Over 100 participants of the 21st World Congress of Social Psychiatry held in Lisbon Portugal (June 29 to July 3) attended a presentation by Fountain House and clubhouses from Argentina

"Look At Me" at Fountain Gallery

394 True Love by Keith PaviaLook At Me, a group exhibition, opened at Fountain Gallery on July 18, 2013. Nine artworks were sold at the opening reception, which drew a large, enthusiastic crowd.

2014 Hilton Humanitarian Prize Winner

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