Category Archives: Health Care

January 20

Open Mind program with Nina Kraus, PhD, author of the groundbreaking new book, OF SOUND MIND: How Our Brain Constructs a Meaningful Sonic World. 

Monday, February 7–5:00 PM – 6:00 PM PST 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 a fascinating Open Mind program with Nina Kraus, PhD, author of the groundbreaking new book, OF SOUND MIND: How […]

January 12

Students invited to Submit Short Films on Mental Health $1,000 in Prize Money Available  Singer Songwriter Grace Gaustad to host

Los Angeles – How much can be said about mental health in a five-minute film? Plenty!Today, many notable personalities are stepping forward to share struggles with issues that negatively impact their lives and their mental health. High school students are invited to join this important conversation by submitting films that highlight their perspectives on mental […]

January 05

Award-Winning Canadian Music Therapist, Author & Speaker Jennifer Buchanan Shares ‘The Power of a Playlist’ for Health & Well-Being in New Book 

Wellness, Wellplayed: The Power of a Playlist is Available Now ! Can music and a mindfully-made playlist soothe and improve health and well-being? Multi-award winning Canadian music therapist Jennifer Buchanan knows it to be so, and shares both how (and why) in her new book, Wellness, Wellplayed: The Power of a Playlist — available now! “Just […]

December 26

The Friends Open Mind Program,”Good Anxiety “

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 Mind program with Dr. Wendy Suzuki, world-renowned neuroscientist and author of the best-selling book, Healthy Brain, Happy Life, that explains how to harness the power of anxiety into unexpected gifts. In this, her highly […]

December 11

The Body Keeps the Score: Brain, Mind, and Body in the Treatment of Trauma.

    Please join The Friends of the Semel Institute and the Resnick Neuropsychiatric Hospital Board of Advisors for an Open Mind program with Bessel van der Kolk, M.D., world-renowned pioneer in the area of post-traumatic stress and the author of the #1 New York Times Non-Fiction best-selling book, The Body Keeps the Score: Brain, Mind, and Body […]

November 10

THE ANDY KIM CHRISTMAS AT MASSEY HALL Featuring Billy Talent, The Sheepdogs, Ron Sexsmith, Alex Lifeson, Jully Black, Tyler Shaw, Sloan, William Prince, Mary Margaret O’Hara, Jake Clemons, Men Without Hats, Pursuit of Happiness, Theo Tams, Beverly Mahood, Georgia Harmer and Choir, Choir, Choir.

THE ANDY KIM CHRISTMAS AT MASSEY HALL Featuring Billy Talent, The Sheepdogs, Ron Sexsmith, Alex Lifeson, Jully Black, Tyler Shaw, Sloan, William Prince, Mary Margaret O’Hara, Jake Clemons, Men Without Hats, Pursuit of Happiness, Theo Tams, Beverly Mahood, Georgia Harmer and Choir, Choir, Choir. WEDNESDAY, DECEMBER 8, 2021 Concert in support of CAMH Gifts of […]

November 09

 The Empathy Diaries – Thurs. Nov. 18th,2021

“To Fix our Crisis of intimacy and privacy, of empathy and human connection, we don’t need more technology.  We need one another”, Sherry Turkle, Ph.D, author of The Empathy Diaries.Please join The Friends of the Semel for Neuroscience and Human Behavior at UCLA and the Resnick Neuropsychiatric Hospital Board of Advisors for an Open Mind program on empathy […]

October 26

Join The Friends of the Semel institute for Neuroscience and Human Behavior at UCLA and the Resnick Neuropsychiatric Hospital Board of Advisors for -The Friends Open Mind, “Raising Kids Who Aren’t Assholes”

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 Mind program on parenting with Melinda Wenner Moyer, author of the new best-selling book How to Raise Kids Who Aren’t Assholes – Science-based Strategies for Better Parenting- from Tots to Teens. In […]

October 08

The Friends Open Mind Program, “Floating In The Deep End”

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 Mind program with Patti Davis, author of the new critically acclaimed book Floating in the Deep End – How Caregivers Can See Beyond Alzheimer’s. In her poignant memoir, Ms. Davis, daughter of […]

September 28

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 Mind program with Miriam Feldman, author of the new critically acclaimed book, He Came with It – A Portrait of Motherhood and Madness.

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 Mind program with Miriam Feldman, author of the new critically acclaimed book, He Came with It – A Portrait of Motherhood and Madness. He Came In With It is the story of how […]

September 14

If you or anyone you know has an interest in body image issues, body dysmorphic disorder, or eating disorders, please don’t miss this program!  

If you or anyone you know has an interest in body image issues, body dysmorphic disorder, or eating disorders, please don’t miss this program!  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 important one-woman play, Does This Show Make Me […]

September 06

AWARD-WINNING FILM FEATURES WORLD RENOWNED RESEARCHERS STUDYING PSYCHEDELIC DRUGS & PLANT-BASED MEDICINE

AWARD-WINNING FILM FEATURES WORLD RENOWNED RESEARCHERS STUDYING PSYCHEDELIC DRUGS & PLANT-BASED MEDICINE From Area23a distributor of Fantastic Fungi and Glen Campbell: I’ll Be Me comes…   AWARD-WINNING DOCUMENTARY FEATURE AWARE: GLIMPSES OF CONSCIOUSNESS TO HAVE U.S. THEATRICAL RELEASE& CONSCIOUSNESS ROADSHOW STARTING 9/24 OPENS IN LOS ANGELES – LAEMMLE MONICA FILM CENTEROPENS IN SAN FRANCISCO – ROXIEFRIDAY, SEPTEMBER 24 OPENS BOULDER – DAILY ARTS FILM CENTERWEDNESDAY, SEPTEMBER 29 OPENS IN NEW YORK – CINEMA VILLAGEFRIDAY, OCTOBER […]

August 31

The Friends Open Mind Program, “This is Your Brain on Food”

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 Mind program with Dr. Uma Naidoo, author of the groundbreaking new book, This is Your Brain on Food – An Indispensable Guide to the Surprising Foods that Fight Depression, PTSD, […]

August 18

The Unknown Comedy Club presents Laughter From The Frontlines Healthcare Workers Cross Country Comedy Show

The Unknown Comedy Club presentsLaughter From The FrontlinesHealthcare Workers Cross Country Comedy Show The Unknown Comedy Club is pleased to present the second edition of Laughter From The Frontlines, a virtual comedy show with a lineup featuring healthcare workers who are also comedians from across Canada, on Friday August 27, 2021. After the massive success of Laughter From the Frontlines in […]

August 18

The Friends Open Mind Program, “Back To School Anxiety”

Students, Parents, Grandparents, Educators, and Mental Health Professionals! Everyone interested in the welfare of students as they head back to school! This program is for you! Wednesday, August 25, 2021, 5 PM PT Please join The Friends of the Semel Institute and the Resnick Neuropsychiatric Hospital Board of Advisors for a special “Back to School Anxiety” […]