REAL CHATS NEW YORK

RealChats New York

Join us for the FIRST New York City filming of REAL CHATS Off The Gridiron with Steve Weatherford followed by Paddle Battle 2016, our bracketed ping pong pro-am.

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Over cocktails and ping pong, YOU can help us raise much needed funding for onsite behavioral & mental health support!

BREAKING NEWS

New Center for Behavioral Health Aims to Transform Mental Health Landscape in Schools reported by Kristine Walker

Three years ago, Houston Endowment awarded Mental Health America for Greater Houston more than $2 million to establish The Center for School Behavioral Health. This new center aims to support and transform the mental health landscapes in schools.

Our Expert Opinion:

“We need so much more openness, transparency and understanding that it’s OK to talk about depression as an illness. It’s not a weakness. It’s not a moral shortcoming. It’s not something people brought on themselves.”

– John F. Greden, M.D., PROJECT 375 Board Member

A PROJECT 375 Perspective:

“Each step forward is a step in the right direction. While the marathon may be fraught with dead ends, detours and obstacles, every step brings us closer to the finish line!”

– Laurie Maalul, PROJECT 375 Ambassador

THE CONVERSATION

REAL CHATS Off the Gridiron with Kyle Long, Chicago:

We are thrilled to announce that Kyle Long accepted the Marshalls’ invitation to join the founders’ circle of PROJECT 375. We know you’ll enjoy his REAL CHATS Off the Gridiron filmed April 8th in Chicago.

For more details or to get involved, contact Emily Thieme at ambassador@project375.org.

Quote of the Week:

“If the plan doesnt work, change the plan but never the goal.”

– Levo

Listening to:

If I Knew Then from PROJECT HUMAN
“Don’t allow your wounds to turn you into a person you are not.”
Give it a spin here, courtesy of Spotify.

There is no fee to sign up for Spotify.

ArtLifting:
noun
1. A benefit corporation that provides homeless and disabled artists the opportunity to earn their own income. ArtLifting sells original paintings, art prints, and products so artists can earn recurring income from each piece.


Elizabeth D’Angelo, paints to find peace and joy in the midst of often very intense suffering. On painting, she says, everything that Elizabeth does is with the purpose of wellness in mind. Prior to falling ill, Elizabeth felt privileged to do what she loved for a living. However, as her health began to deteriorate, she found herself unable to produce art for several years. She hopes to return to full, vibrant health eventually, so that she can share her art, inspire others through her creativity and story of healing, and help severely ill people connect to resources in their community.

Our featured MyCounterpane writer is Cuong Lé. You can read his journal entry here.

GET INVOLVED

2nd Annual Paddle Battle:

Hurry!

The first registrant to raise $5,000 will receive two round trip tickets to New York to battle against Brandon Marshall on May 20th.

You can turn the tables on stigma. Set up your tournament today!


Don’t miss the Child Mind Institutes Change Maker Awards on May 10th!

ChildMind

DO YOU KNOW?

Last week we asked if you knew what you could do to help end stigma. 100% of you answered correctly by selecting ‘All of these things can help end stigma!’

We want YOU! PROJECT 375 is expanding! Click here to download the application for: PROJECT PREVENT™ Project Manager

Mark Your Calendar:Our next ambassador conference call is on April 20, 2016 at 10AM CDT. Join the call and be a PROJECT 375 ambassador.

Join at https://global.gotomeeting.com/join/220879853
You can also dial in using your phone
United States: 1 (669) 224 3412
Access Code: 126-629-389

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ICYMI

Our Founders Hard At Work:

One of our Founders’ Brandon Marshall visiting the lab of Neuroscientist Adam Gazzaley at UCSF this week. Here they are viewing an anatomically-realistic 3D brain visualization and discussing transformative technology. Can certain mental illnesses be effectively combated by using digital medicine?

Boredom Can Be Dangerous for Mental Illness as seen on psychcentral.com reported by Michael Hedrick

Spare time means more opportunity to worry and overanalyze things that happen. This is common among anxiety sufferers, but it can be even more of a problem for people in my situation, namely people who are living with schizophrenia.

Student Mental Health Bill Passed at Assembly Health Committee Hearing as seen in the SacCity Express
Students and faculty from UCS, CSUS, and community colleges in California attended a health committee hearing April 5 at the state capitol to support a state assembly bill that would allot more money to campuses for mental health services.

World Health Day 2016: Why You Need to Maintain Good Mental Health to Fight Diabetes as seen on zeenews.india.com reported by Salome Phelamei

The diabetes capital of the world with as many as 50 million people suffering from type-2 diabetes, India has a challenge to face. However, medical experts feel that timely detection and right management can go a long way in helping patients lead a normal life.


You can check out The Chatter, Volume 36 here.

How to get involved

  • Share your story on mycounterpane.com/mentalhealth.
  • Be sure to check our website for updated events, information and ways you, too, can be involved!
  • If you have any ideas you would like to share with us or need ideas on how you can help be a part of the conversation,
    please let us know at info@project375.org.

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