Category Archives: Health

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” […]

June 08

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 the world-renowned neuropsychiatrist, Dilip Jeste, MD and his daughter,  Shafali Jeste, MD, esteemed pediatric neurologist. 

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 the world-renowned neuropsychiatrist, Dilip Jeste, MD and his daughter,  Shafali Jeste, MD, esteemed pediatric neurologist.   Dr. Dilip Jeste is the author of the groundbreaking new book, Wiser: The Scientific Roots […]

May 05

Sweet Relief Tribute to NRBQ’s Joey Spampinato features Bonnie Raitt, Ben Harper, Los Lobos,She&Him out June 25

Stars Align for A Sweet Relief Tribute to Joey Spampinato on True North Records, Out  June 25 Friends and Fans Join Forces to Help NRBQ Founding Member with Financial Assistance True North Records announces a June 25th release date for A Sweet Relief Tribute to Joey Spampinato, which features a lengthy list of friends and fans of the NRBQ founding member/bassist […]

May 05

ReelAbilities Film Festival May 18-30, 2021 Full Programming Announced including ReelAbilities Comedy Night

ReelAbilities Film Festival May 18-30, 2021 Full Programming Announced including ReelAbilities Comedy Night ReelAbilities Film Festival Toronto is proud to announce programming for the 6th Annual Festival taking place online May 18 – 30, 2021. ReelAbilities Film Festival showcases Canadian and International shorts, features, and documentaries about Deaf and disability cultures and by filmmakers and actors with disabilities and/or who […]

May 05

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 with Professor Yiyun Li, renowned author of Where Reasons End, winner of the 2020 Pen/Jean Stein Book Award. 

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 with Professor Yiyun Li, renowned author of Where Reasons End, winner of the 2020 Pen/Jean Stein Book Award.  In this imagined dialogue between mother and child in a timeless […]

May 05

All-Female Singer/Songwriter Trio WOMEN IN SONG Reflect on Losing Loved Ones to Alzheimer’s in Ethereal New Single, “But I Knew Her When” — Available Now

All-Female Singer/Songwriter Trio WOMEN IN SONG Reflect on Losing Loved Ones to Alzheimer’s in Ethereal New Single, “But I Knew Her When” — Available Now Song is Featured on Canadian Trio’s Debut 13-Track LP, Life of a Woman Watch “But I Knew Her When” via YouTube Here All-female Blind River, ON-based singer/songwriter trio Women in Song […]

April 28

The inaugural Open Mind Film Festival is presented by The Friends of the Semel Institute at UCLA. High school students from across the United States have submitted scores of films highlighting their experiences and concerns about mental health.

The inaugural Open Mind Film Festival is presented by The Friends of the Semel Institute at UCLA. High school students from across the United States have submitted scores of films highlighting their experiences and concerns about mental health. These short films (mostly under 4 minutes) tell stories about family problems, isolation, eating disorders, suicide, and […]

April 27

MTV documentary film, Each and Every Day, about teen mental health and suicide prevention.

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 screening and discussion of the new critically acclaimed MTV documentary film, Each and Every Day, about teen mental health and suicide prevention. This groundbreaking film from Peabody® Award-winning filmmaker Alexandra […]

March 24

Unwinding Anxiety – New Science Shows How to Break the Cycles of Worry and Fear to Heal Your Mind.  

Please join UCLA’s Friends of the Semel Institute and the Resnick Neuropsychiatric Hospital Board of Advisors for an Open Mind/#WOW program with Judson Brewer, MD, PhD, internationally known thought leader in the field of habit change and the “science of self-mastery”, and the author of the critically acclaimed new book Unwinding Anxiety – New Science Shows How […]