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The only way to ensure the long-term recovery of individuals with serious mental illness – and to reduce the costs associated with their care – is by helping them overcome the profound isolation they endure.
Loneliness around the holidays is difficult for anyone— and for people experiencing a mental health crisis, this time can be especially challenging. This year, Fountain House is partnering with ForLikeMinds to deliver messages of hope to people that will be spending the holidays in psychiatric facilities.
On World Mental Health Day, I am proud to take this opportunity to not only share my first message with you – our community of supporters – but also to celebrate the remarkable contributions of our global movement. One that is based on dignity, human rights, equity, and agency. From the moment I stepped through the doors of Fountain House in New York, I felt the strength of this movement.
This is not my normal blog on mental illness policy, but since Kenn Dudek is retiring I wanted to say something about him. Kenn has been President of Fountain House for over 25 years and a relentless advocate on behalf of people with the most serious mental illnesses. He is a hero of mine.

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