Fountain House

Type: Organization
Name: Fountain House
First reported Aug 18 2014 - Updated Aug 19 2014 - 1 reports

Robin Williams, Connectedness and the Need to End the Stigma Around Mental Illness

The first response most of us have to news of a suicide is: Why? And certainly the tragic death of Robin Williams was no exception. How could a man who brought so much joy and brightened the day for so many fail to feel the same thing for himself? Robin ... [Published Huffington Post - Aug 18 2014]
First reported Aug 14 2014 - Updated Aug 14 2014 - 1 reports

Finding Danny: A Sister's Search for Answers to Mental Illness

I'm writing this on a computer with a cracked screen. I refuse to buy a new one, because this computer was around when my brother, Danny, was alive. Maybe the crack is tangible evidence of how I feel on the inside. Maybe it reminds me of Danny himself ... [Published Huffington Post - Aug 14 2014]
First reported Aug 05 2014 - Updated Aug 05 2014 - 1 reports

Photos: Helen Mirren Goes Elegant in Blue Lace

Helen Mirren attends the world premiere of Dreamworks Pictures' "The Hundred-Foot Journey," on August 4, 2014 at Ziegfeld Theatre in New York City.Jamie McCarthy/Helen Mirren Goes Elegant in Blue LaceHelen Mirren attends the world premiere of Dreamworks ... [Published ABC News - Aug 05 2014]
First reported Aug 04 2014 - Updated Aug 04 2014 - 1 reports

A mind that matters

In our neck of the woods there are many, many issues that are seldom discussed, let alone in a public forum. Societally we are a little too hamstrung by overblown notions of propriety and what constitutes ‘private matters’—the spectrum ranges from domestic ... [Published The Nation Pakistan - Aug 04 2014]
First reported Aug 01 2014 - Updated Aug 01 2014 - 1 reports

IPS is Can’t-Miss Meeting for Residents

Every psychiatry resident knows about APA’s annual meeting, the psychiatry extravaganza of the year. But in my experience, most residents don’t know about APA’s smaller, more intimate, and in my opinion, more interesting meeting, the Institute on Psychiatric ... [Published Psychiatric News - Aug 01 2014]
First reported Jul 31 2014 - Updated Jul 31 2014 - 1 reports

Mental illness organization wins Humanitarian Prize

TOP AWARD—Judy Miller (at podium), director of the Hilton Humanitarian Prize and vice president of the Hilton Foundation, introduces Steven M. Hilton, far left, president and CEO of the Hilton Foundation, who will make the prize presentation to Fountain ... [Published Agoura Hills Acorn - Jul 31 2014]
First reported Jul 28 2014 - Updated Jul 28 2014 - 1 reports

Dr. Eric Kandel attends press conference announcing receipt of the Hilton Humanitarian Award by Fountain House Clubhouse

I dream in story lines. Sometimes, my dreams are reiterations of past things that I have written—though, even now, I wonder if I actually dreamed it first and wrote it later. In any case, what does that say about my memories and my dreams, if I am able ... [Published Examiner.com - Jul 28 2014]
First reported Jul 24 2014 - Updated Jul 24 2014 - 1 reports

LHC orders transfer of Sahiwal prisoner to Lahore

The Lahore High Court (LHC) on Thursday ordered transfer of a prisoner Iftikhar from the Sahiwal Jail to Lahore for medical treatment.Petitioner Sultana Noon in her plea said that Iftikhar was among the 13 prisoners released by the US authorities from ... [Published Pakistan Today - Jul 24 2014]
First reported Jul 21 2014 - Updated Jul 21 2014 - 1 reports

Fountain House/Clubhouse International Wins Hilton Humanitarian Prize

The Conrad N. Hilton Foundation has announced Fountain House/Clubhouse International , which helps people with mental illness by providing opportunities to work and contribute to a community of mutual support, as the 2014 winner of the $1.5 million Hilton ... [Published Philanthropy News Digest - Jul 21 2014]
First reported Jul 20 2014 - Updated Jul 20 2014 - 1 reports

Helping the mentally ill join the workforce

By his own admission, for many years Cyrus Napolitano’s mental illness — bipolar disorder — did not make him an ideal employee. Perhaps the worst moment came when he walked into the Brooklyn McDonald’s he was managing to discover some now-forgotten worker ... [Published Pittsburgh Post-Gazette - Jul 20 2014]
First reported Jul 18 2014 - Updated Jul 18 2014 - 3 reports

Clubhouse International/Fountain House New York to Receive $1.5 Million Conrad N. Hilton Humanitarian Prize

New York, NY, July 18, 2014 --( PR.com )-- Clubhouse International /Fountain House NY, a pioneering organization that has created a successful model to help those suffering from mental illness to reclaim their lives and realize their potential through ... [Published PR.com Press Releases - Jul 18 2014]
First reported Jul 14 2014 - Updated Jul 15 2014 - 2 reports

Helping the mentally ill join the workforce

By his own admission, for many years Cyrus Napolitano’s mental illness — bipolar disorder — did not make him an ideal employee. Perhaps the worst moment came when he walked into the Brooklyn McDonald’s he was managing to discover some now-forgotten worker ... [Published Mankato Free Press - Jul 15 2014]

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...and we the public just did) two iconic figures -- Robin Williams and Philip Seymour Hoffman," writes Lloyd Sederer in the introductory post. "We have in the wake of their respective tragedies, a moment to face squarely the demon of depression, and to try to ensure the fate of others affected is not a deadly one." We hope you'll add your voice to the conversation too, using the hashtag #StrongerTogether
Forget psychoanalysis. Forget Campbell. Here's Nobel-prize winning neuroscientist Dr. Eric Kandel: "Once I place [my] memories in the context of the spatial layout of our small apartment, the remaining details emerge in my mind with surprising clarity." He is recalling something which happened in his youth—Kandel has found that when he specifically focuses on imagining his childhood home, he is suddenly...
...has been working on for many years, such as chronic homelessness and substance use," said Hilton Foundation president and CEO Steven M Hilton. "The Fountain House/Clubhouse International program of social relationships and meaningful work has literally saved thousands of lives over the past sixty-six years. Its program is a beacon of hope for those living with mental illness who are too often consigned to lives of homelessness, imprisonment, social stigma, and isolation."
"Doylestown has a very large following across the country," she said. "People come to visit. This was voted at one time one of the best small towns. And that was a start. The start that things could be improved, and things could be done."

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Robin Williams, Connectedness and the Need to E... [Published Huffington Post - Aug 18 2014]
Finding Danny: A Sister's Search for Answers to... [Published Huffington Post - Aug 14 2014]
Photos: Helen Mirren Goes Elegant in Blue Lace [Published ABC News - Aug 05 2014]
A mind that matters [Published The Nation Pakistan - Aug 04 2014]
IPS is Can’t-Miss Meeting for Residents [Published Psychiatric News - Aug 01 2014]
Mental illness organization wins Humanitarian P... [Published Agoura Hills Acorn - Jul 31 2014]
Dr. Eric Kandel attends press conference announ... [Published Examiner.com - Jul 28 2014]
LHC orders transfer of Sahiwal prisoner to Lahore [Published Pakistan Today - Jul 24 2014]
Fountain House/Clubhouse International Wins Hil... [Published Philanthropy News Digest - Jul 21 2014]
Helping the mentally ill join the workforce [Published Pittsburgh Post-Gazette - Jul 20 2014]
Clubhouse International/Fountain House New York... [Published PR.com Press Releases - Jul 18 2014]
Fountain House/Clubhouse International To Recei... [Published SearchBug - Jul 18 2014]
Fountain House/Clubhouse International To Recei... [Published Business Wire Health News - Jul 18 2014]
Waukesha County Fair is oldest in Wisconsin [Published Agri View - Jul 15 2014]
Helping the mentally ill join the workforce [Published Mankato Free Press - Jul 15 2014]
The Mentally Ill and Work: Will More Money on J... [Published The Fiscal Times - Jul 14 2014]
Operation 64 and the saving of Doylestown [Published The Intelligencer - May 25 2014]
Doylestown to celebrate Operation 64 revitaliza... [Published The Intelligencer - May 16 2014]
Lollipop man suspended for taking toilet roll f... [Published Reading Post - Jan 14 2014]
E. Shea [Published Black Hills Pioneer - Dec 16 2013]
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Clubhouse International/Fountain House New York... [Published PR.com Press Releases - Jul 18 2014]
New York, NY, July 18, 2014 --( PR.com )-- Clubhouse International /Fountain House NY, a pioneering organization that has created a successful model to help those suffering from mental illness to reclaim their lives and realize their potential through ...
Fountain House/Clubhouse International To Recei... [Published Business Wire Health News - Jul 18 2014]
NEW YORK--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Fountain House/Clubhouse International To Receive $1.5 Million Conrad N. Hilton Humanitarian Prize ...
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