With proper treatment, people can realize their full potential, cope with the stresses of life, work productively and meaningfully contribute to the world. Without mental health we cannot be fully healthy.
"I think I'm an accidental advocate in a lot of ways." Zelda Williams, the daughter of late comedian Robin Williams, refers to herself as an accidental advocate for mental health. After the suicide of her father in August of 2014, the 27-year-old writer, director, and...read more
Nearly 14,000 people at Penn State graduation ceremony stand up to support eliminating the stigma of mental illness
On Saturday, May 6, Kevin Lynch, President and CEO of The Quell Foundation, was the commencement speaker at Penn State's College of Health and Human Development graduation ceremony. Lynch challenged the nearly 14,000 people in attendance to stand up if they had a...read more
The alarming video of a Georgia teenager livestreaming her own suicide attempt stayed up long enough on Facebook Live for sheriff's deputies to find and save her—a repeat phenomenon that has prompted mental health experts and Facebook's CEO to further investigate how...read more