Quote Of The Week

“Hope is the only thing stronger than fear.”

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BREAKING NEWS

DEMI LOVATO BROKE OUT IN SONG AT THE DNC AND TOTALLY KILLED IT

THE STORY

Actress and singer Demi Lovato kicked off the first night of the 2016 Democratic National Convention on Monday, speaking about mental illness and breaking into an amazing performance.

Lovato, 23, began her speech by opening up about her past.

OUR EXPERT OPINION

“Finding purpose and fulfillment is a constant evolution, and everyone struggles with it. But when people are the best versions of themselves, it feels amazing.”

Scott Bayer, Owner of treatment4addicition.com

A 375 PERSPECTIVE

“It is a great message for her to come out and talk about her mental illness. It lets people know that they can live productive and successful lives with proper treatment.”

John Borland, PROJECT 375 Ambassador

THE CONVERSATION

Let’s Talk About It

Tyra Sherese Peterson is a legal professional from Chicago, Illinois. For more than 25 years, she has demonstrated her compassion for others as she has worked to promote social justice-related issues that she believes are important to the health and welfare of her community.

PROJECT 375: What makes you happiest?

Tyra: Living and enjoying life, learning new things and growing while being engaged in various activities from my bucket list!

LISTENING TO

“Superwoman” from PROJECT GROOVE

“Music is a piece of art that goes in the ears and straight to the heart.”

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MCP feature of the week:
MyCounterpainLogoOur featured MyCounterpane writer is Monica davis. You can read the journal entry here.

GET INVOLVED

GAME WATCH

Come hang with PROJECT 375 and NYJetsFans as Brandon debuts a big surprise during primetime! On September 15th at 7:30pm we will watch the New York Jets take on the Buffalo Bills all while supporting Brandon Marshall’s PROJECT 375. On the field you know him as one of the best receivers in the NFL, off the field he is one of the most influential figures in the mental health community.

HAVE YOU REGISTERED?

PROJECT 375 is SO excited to be an official fundraising partner for this year’s Rock ‘n’ Roll half marathon! Join our team in Brooklyn during Mental Health Awareness Week as we run our second half marathon. You can help us raise money and raise awareness in support of mental health.

For more details contact Emily Thieme at ambassador@project375.org.

ICYMI

CAN POKÉMON GO HELP PATIENTS WITH MENTAL ILLNESS?

The popular app that takes advantage of the camera in your smartphone to make it seem as though there are things in your environment that are not actually there, which in this case are the Pokemon characters the player must catch.

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PRINCE HARRY SAYS HE REGRETS NOT DISCUSSING HIS MOTHER’S DEATH

“I really regret not ever talking about it,” he said, referring to his mother’s death in Paris in August 1997. “For the first 28 years of my life, I never talked about it.” He added: “It is O.K. to suffer, but as long as you talk about it. It is not a weakness. Weakness is having a problem, and not recognizing it, and not solving that problem.”

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WHAT TO DO WHEN TREATMENT DOESN’T WORK

At the very dawn of modern medicine, 2500 years ago, Hippocrates made its most important and robust finding: 1/3 of patients get better without treatment; 1/3 don’t get better even with treatment; and only 1/3 actually benefit from treatment.

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WHAT DID I MISS?

Want to know what you missed in our last newsletter? Don’t fret! You can check out The Chatter, Volume 44 by clicking the button below!

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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