October 10th is World Mental Health Day-#TimeToAct
To mark World Mental Health Day, please share this new short film created by United for Global Mental Health and Academy Award-winning studio Aardman. The ‘new mindset’ animation underlines how mental ill health is a global issue, affecting everyone, everywhere and that it is #TimeToAct so that we all have someone to turn to.
Mental Health Parity and Reality
Led by former Congressman Patrick J. Kennedy and former US Surgeon General David Satcher, the Kennedy Forum commemorated the 10th Anniversary of the Mental Health Parity and Addiction Equity Act (MHPAEA) at the Kennedy Caucus Room of the US Capitol. Along with members of the International Advisory Board of our Global Mental Health Program at Columbia, I had the opportunity to participate in this day of celebration and day of reckoning.
Diary of a Global Mental Health Summer Intern
Morgan Silverman, a student at Dickson College, Pennsylvania, documented her internship with a series of endearing blog posts.