Archive for the ‘Mental Health Community Events’ Category

Your phone knows if you’re depressed

July 15th, 2015

// Time spent on smartphone and GPS location sensor data detect depression NORTHWESTERN UNIVERSITY CHICAGO — You can fake a smile, but your phone knows the truth. Depression can be detected from your smartphone sensor data by tracking the number of minutes you use the phone and your daily geographical locations, reports a small Northwestern Medicine study. […]

The Last Gold Leaf Releases EP Opaque

April 9th, 2014

By Derrick Keith, Band Member, The Last Gold Leaf When I was sixteen my parents bought be my first guitar as an Easter present. I never thought of myself as a musician. I was the kind of kid that spent endless hours locked away in my room, pencil in hand, drawing feverishly, seeking desperately to […]

Off Leash Area Presents Maggie’s Brain

January 14th, 2014

By Jennifer Ilse, Co-Artistic Director, Off-Leash Area I have sweet memories of my brother Craig, 11 years my elder. Accompanying him to Boy Scout meetings, camping, swimming, pine cone fights, building snowmen… Though at times he staked out his rightful place as older tormenting brother, he clearly adored me, loved to teach me and show […]

2013 Mental Health Observances and Events

January 17th, 2013

With a new year already under way, we would like to give a preview of a few observances and events for 2013. Please check out our event calendar periodically for community events that may be occurring in your area.   National Eating Disorders Awareness Week February 24 – March 2 National Eating Disorders Association […]