Category Archives: Health Care

June 25

“Shout Out”Gala. The 25th Silver Anniversary For Sheena’s Place@One King West-Wed.,June 22nd,2022

By Jody&Katherine Glaser June 22nd was a special date this year for staff and sponsors of Sheena’s Place to once again hold their signature fundraising event “Shout Out” for Sheena’s Place after two years of the pandemic and the 25th Silver Anniversary. One King West was an exciting new destination for guests to discover in […]

June 22

Ritz-Carleton Grand Prix Gala When 1912 meets 2022-Fri., June 17th,2022

It was a rainy weekend in Montreal, but that didn’t damper the spirits of the attendees who arrived at The Ritz-Carleton gala. The moniker was ”When 1912 meets 2022, a 110 year old love story unfolds.”As the much anticipated Grand Prix Party 2022 was held on Friday night. The city’s social event of the year […]

June 09

The Friends Open Mind Program with Rabbi Steve Leder-Wednesday, June 15

  Registration is required for this event for Wed.,June 15th,2022 https://host.nxt.blackbaud.com/registration-form/?formId=5781aede-7e14-41c4-94a8-57ebaaeae5ef&envId=p-zCrdL4cOz0CZBvCOF9r06Q&bbeml=tp-zCrdL4cOz0CZBvCOF9r06Q.jZA_ykjfcAE6Y_p97j9QSJw.r0CKdalLxKEy1V4wRfFB38Q.lHfBmqft5V0OFg2u6O2wuEA Please join UCLA’s Friends of the Semel Institute for Neuroscience and Human Behavior and the Resnick Neuropsychiatric Hospital Board of Advisors for an Open Mind program with Rabbi Steve Leder, author of the critically acclaimed new book, For You When I Am Gone- Twelve Essential Questions to […]

June 05

“Giving Back Generation” Premiered Seasons 2 and 3 on TaTaTu’s Social Media Platform to Open Up Conversations About Mental Health 

On the evening of Tuesday, May 31 Giving Back Generation premiered in Los Angeles at The London West Hollywood Beverly Hills. The premiere started with notable attendees featured in the video podcast, producers, and supporters walked the red carpet to enter the screening room for a panel discussion about mental health and a preview of […]

June 05

Scrubs In The City In Support of SickKids @Evergreen Brick Works-Thursday, June 2,2022.

The guests brought their boots, polished up their rhinestones, wore their blue jeans, put on their chaps and Stetsons as Nashville took over Toronto for SickKids annual Scrubs in the Cityhttp://www.skscrubs.ca 1300+ of Toronto’s most chic ,stylish guests and philanthropists experienced Nashville while raising funds for a re-imagined SickKids After missing the last two years, […]

June 01

The award-winning documentary, Struggle in Paradise, about his Faces of Homelessness portrait project 

Thursday, June 9 5:00 PM – 6:15 PM PTFaces of Homelessness Dare to see  Break the Barrier  Open Your HeartRegistration is required for this free live private Zoom event. Please join The Friends of the Semel Institute and the Resnick Neuropsychiatric Hospital Board of Advisors for an Open Mind program with Stuart Perlman, PhD, Psychologist/Psychoanalyst/Artist, who made the award-winning documentary, Struggle […]

May 14

The Friends Open Mind, Still Just A Geek with Wil Wheaton

Wednesday, MAY 25 5:00PM – 6:00PM PTRegistration is required for this free live private Zoom event.From Wil Wheaton, celebrated actor from Stand by Me, Star Trek, The Big Bang Theory, and social media supernova, comes his latest book, STILL JUST A GEEK – AN ANNOTATED MEMOIR, that tackles mental health face on. Wil Wheaton has charted a career course unlike […]

April 25

Register Now! UCLA’s Open Mind Film Festival 4/28

Thursday, April 28 at 5:00PM PTHosted by singer/songwriter Grace GaustadGenerously sponsored byThe Friars Charitable FoundationJoin us for short films on mental healthproduced by high school students anda conversation with Liz Laugeson, Psy.D.Desired RealityWinston VerdultSt. Margaret’s Episcopal SchoolSan Juan Capistrano, CADressesNayan SarmaFlintridge Preparatory SchoolLa Canada Flintridge, CAEverything ChangesGrace RynersonViewpoint SchoolCalabasas, CAI’m Right HereStella FifeGeffen AcademyLos Angeles, CAJust […]

April 23

The Friends Open Mind Sneak Preview, “Gratitude Revealed”

TUESDAY, MAY 107:00PM – 9:00PM PThttps://host.nxt.blackbaud.com/registration-form/?formId=3061811b-ec0c-4728-b9c2-e184bdb18fa1&envId=p-zCrdL4cOz0CZBvCOF9r06Q&bbeml=tp-zCrdL4cOz0CZBvCOF9r06Q.j9jUKog4ktk2udz27h35xXg.rMI-wbysNk06azoPUrupukQ.l_0ukSf6m-kWfv8qQAfVG1wUCLA’s Friends of the Semel Institute for Neuroscience Human Behavior and the Resnick Neuropsychiatric Board of Advisors in collaboration with the Jane and Terry Semel UCLA Healthy Campus Initiative, is proud to present an in-person SNEAK PREVIEW of GRATITUDE REVEALED, the new feature film from award-winning cinematographer, director, and producer, Louie […]

April 22

THE QUIET EPIDEMIC, the provocative new documentary about Chronic Lyme and tick-borne disease 

TQE Trailerhttps://youtu.be/f8pBkzUwb88 “THE QUIET EPIDEMIC” RELEASES TRAILER IN ADVANCE OF PREMIERE ON MAY 2nd AT HOT DOCS FESTIVAL IN TORONTOTHE FILM INVESTIGATES REPEATED FAILURES BY THE CDC (Centers for Disease Control and Prevention) TO WARN THE PUBLIC ABOUT THE DANGERS OF LYME DISEASE, IMPROVE TESTING, AND PROVIDE EFFECTIVE TREATMENTLos Angeles, CA –The Quiet Epidemic, the provocative new documentary about Chronic Lyme and tick-borne disease, […]

April 12

Save The Date – UCLA’s Open Mind Film Festival on 4/28

Thursday, April 28 at 5:00PM PTHosted by singer/songwriter Grace GaustadGenerously sponsored byThe Friars Charitable FoundationJoin us for short films on mental healthproduced by high school students anda conversation with Liz Laugeson, PhDDesired RealityWinston VerdultSt. Margaret’s Episcopal SchoolSan Juan Capistrano, CADressesNayan SarmaFlintridge Preparatory SchoolLa Canada Flintridge, CAEverything ChangesGrace RynersonViewpoint High SchoolWoodland Hills, CAI’m Right HereStella FifeGeffen AcademyLos […]

April 08

Open Mind Program Healing with Dr. Thomas Insel

Registration is required for this free live private Zoom event.Please join The Friends of the Semel Institute for Neuroscience and Human Behavior at UCLA and the Resnick Neuropsychiatric Hospital Board of Advisors for an Open Mindprogram with Thomas Insel, MD., author of the new critically acclaimed book, Healing – Our Path from Mental Illness to Mental Health. Dr. Thomas […]

March 16

Open Mind Program Getting Thru. UCLA Friends of the Semel Institute

Registration is required for this free live private Zoom  https://host.nxt.blackbaud.com/registration-form/?formId=4c4ea102-df63-4cc3-a4fa-c264f20ef528&envId=p-zCrdL4cOz0CZBvCOF9r06Q&bbeml=tp-zCrdL4cOz0CZBvCOF9r06Q.j7J12uAVTmkWmvrkC6wVbrw.r3seuJ0YfnkW775Q4Zwc44g.ldfVJ_TUlQE20Y2zzItUpPA Please join The Friends of the Semel Institute for Neuroscience and Human Behavior at UCLA and the Resnick Neuropsychiatric Hospital Board of Advisors for an Open Mindprogram with Andrea Sonnenberg, producer and creator of the podcast Getting Thru: Stories of Resilience.   After the tragic loss of her son […]

March 14

FAME HOLIDAY Sheds Light on Mental Illness with New Single “What A Year”

Fame Holiday, the award-winning Mississauga based rapper releases his new single & video “What A Year” available Today on all platforms. “What A Year” comes on the heels of Holiday’s successful single, “Take Me Away.”  The talented rapper uses creative hooks and melodies unique to his hometown upbringing. Influenced by Chris Brown, 50 Cent & Big Sean, Holiday knows what he wants, and […]

February 20

JUST ADDED: Open Mind program, “As We See It” 2-23 From Amazon Studios

Registration is required for this free live private Zoom event. Please join The Friends of the Semel Institute for Neuroscience and Human Behavior at UCLA and the Resnick Neuropsychiatric Hospital Board of Directors for a screening and panel discussion of the new groundbreaking series As We See It fromAmazon Studios.   As We See It, created by Jason Katims, Emmy-award winning […]