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Fountain House Symposium Looks for Answers to Suicide

Jim Luce | Posted 05.24.2016 | Healthy Living
Jim Luce

This year's Fountain House Symposium and Luncheon took on a formidable subject. Titled "Suicide: Looking for Answers," the event recently drew more th...

A Crash of #FlawlessLove!

Janine Francolini | Posted 04.11.2016 | Impact
Janine Francolini

Friday morning, after I dropped my son off at school, I had a phone meeting with one of my favorite colleagues, mental health advocate Gina Nikkel of ...

Fountain House Gallery Honors Boosters of Artists with Mental Illness

Jim Luce | Posted 06.17.2016 | New York
Jim Luce

I've come to know this yearly event as an effervescent evening of cocktails, music, and a splendid array of more than 100 original artworks exhibited for sale by Gallery artists.

Fountain House Symposium Takes On Schizophrenia

Jim Luce | Posted 05.20.2016 | Impact
Jim Luce

I'm interested in mental health issues, but I'm not a physician and have no medical training. That's why I look forward to the annual Fountain House Symposium and Luncheon, where cutting-edge information is presented by top-drawer experts in terms accessible to a lay audience.

Fountain Gallery Wows Crowd at "Mad About Art"

Jim Luce | Posted 02.09.2015 | New York
Jim Luce

This gifted and prolific group perpetually produces works in a dazzling array of mediums, and on this evening I saw oil, acrylic and watercolor paintings, collage and mixed media pieces, pen and ink and pencil drawings, digital art and photographs and more. Simply fantastic!

Finding Danny: A Sister's Search for Answers to Mental Illness

Katie Zorn | Posted 10.14.2014 | Impact
Katie Zorn

Going through boxes of family pictures during the days after Danny's passing felt almost like a form of communication with him from the beyond. One picture that kept popping up was of Danny in his cap and gown at his high school graduation. Danny looked so proud. Finding that picture was like a sign he wanted me to remember him that way.

Fountain House Symposium Honors Author Andrew Solomon

Jim Luce | Posted 07.07.2013 | Impact
Jim Luce

New York City has an annual event that educates the public on mental health that I believe is the finest in America. This symposium - and luncheon - ...

Fountain Gallery Is "Mad About Art"

Jim Luce | Posted 05.07.2013 | New York
Jim Luce

Striving not to discriminate against people with disabilities such as mental illness is important. But seeing the awe-inspiring art created by these gifted artists viscerally drives the point home: If people with mental illness can do this, what else might they be able to do?

Hunter Stuart

Mentally-Ill Find Solace Through Hydroponic Gardening (VIDEO)

HuffingtonPost.com | Hunter Stuart | Posted 05.25.2011 | Home

The Fountain House, a working community for people with mental illness in New York City, has developed a program for its members to grow their own foo...