Born to Run
It has been quite a week for mental health – from the Emmys to the UN General Assembly to the release of Bruce Springsteen’s autobiography, Born to Run. Important mental health issues and milestones abound, and the lyrics of Springsteen’s signature song, “Born to Run,” (also the title of his book) are prescient and poetic headings for our musings this week.
In Praise of Folly: Global Mental Health Award for Innovation in the Arts
Please join us on November 9th as JAVIER TÉLLEZ, acclaimed Venezuelan artist and filmmaker, receives the 2nd Global Mental Health Award for Innovation in the Arts. Moderated by John Hanhardt, Consulting Senior Curator, Smithsonian American Art Museum.
Mental Health among the top 10 Global Health Issues to Follow in 2016
IntraHealth International’s annual list includes topics that will shape the global health agenda in the upcoming year. This year, mental health for trauma survivors makes the list of key challenges global organizations hope to overcome.Photo Credit: Clement Tardif/IntraHealth International
Clinic-hopping through Kenya with Dr. Rebello
In 2015, the Columbia University Global Mental Health Program, in collaboration with our partners at the Africa Mental Health Foundation, was awarded a large grant from Grand Challenges Canada to help develop mental health care services in rural Kenya. Dr. Tahilia Rebello recently visited the clinics in Kenya. “I am immensely inspired and honored to be a part of this initiative.”