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Love is EleMENTAL: Eve Ensler’s In The Body of the World
Monday February 12, 2018

Love is EleMENTAL: Eve Ensler’s In The Body of the World

9 February 2018, New York City Center. This past Friday, our second Love is EleMENTAL Program centered around Eve Ensler’s performance of her personal memoir, In the Body of the World. It was a riveting ninety minutes that drilled to the heart of humanity and what happens when stripped bare and vulnerable, someone finds courage […]

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Geoffrey M. Reed receives prestigious award for his work on the ICD-11
Wednesday December 6, 2017

Geoffrey M. Reed receives prestigious award for his work on the ICD-11

                          The Robert L Spitzer memorial award is given annually to an individual who has been selected because of their contribution in the fields of nosology, classification and assessment. The 2017 awardee is Dr Geoffrey M. Reed – Senior Project Officer, Department Of […]

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Mental Health Inclusion is a Human Right: The Case of Grameen PrimaCare
Monday November 27, 2017

Mental Health Inclusion is a Human Right: The Case of Grameen PrimaCare

By Sara Wetzler Nobel Peace Prize Laureate Muhammad Yunus was first to argue that access to financial credit is a natural human right, establishing the pioneering Grameen Bank in Bangladesh in 1982 to offer ultra-poor individuals small business microloans. Since then, Grameen has worked tirelessly to open cashflow to the poorest people in underdeveloped countries, […]

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Love is EleMENTAL: 'Dear Evan Hansen' Benefit Performance
Thursday February 16, 2017

Love is EleMENTAL: 'Dear Evan Hansen' Benefit Performance

    Valentine’s Day 2017 was one for the books, as over two hundred friends and supporters of the Global Mental Health Program at Columbia University gathered to take in the creative genius of Broadway’s newest musical sensation, Dear Evan Hansen. The evening raised over $170,000 for our research and program initiatives worldwide – and deepened the conversation […]

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Five Boro Bike Tour ’17
Monday December 19, 2016

Five Boro Bike Tour ’17

The Global Fund for Mental Health is our proud sponsor in the 2017 TD Five Boro Bike Tour! In any given year, about 1 in 5 adults in the U.S. — that’s 43.8 million, or 18.5% — experiences a mental disorder. Worldwide, mental and behavioral disorders account for approximately 7.4 percent of the global burden of disease, […]

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