29th Annual Walk for Hope Set for Sunday, Oct 8

Published on 08/23/2017 under News
Raleigh, NC – The Foundation of Hope for Research and Treatment of Mental Illness presents the 29th Annual Thad and Alice Eure Walk for Hope, and the concurrent Race for Steak, on Sunday, Oct. 8, 2017, at the Angus Barn restaurant in Raleigh, N.C. The Walk for Hope is a 10k/5k…
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Mental Health in the Workplace

Published on 05/31/2017 under News
The Disability Management Employer Coalition, or DMEC, has released a fascinating new report examining the prevalence of mental illness in the workplace, and how best to manage it. Their findings summarize discussions conducted by three panels of experts assembled at the 2016 DMEC conference, and encapsulate three issues: building the…
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Carolina and Karolinska: an International Collaboration

Published on 05/01/2017 under Cynthia Bulik
UNC researcher and Foundation of Hope grant recipient Dr. Cynthia Bulik is crossing the globe—and back again, and then back again—in pursuit of data that will help change the future for people living with eating disorders. Dr. Bulik, the Distinguished Professor of Eating Disorders at UNC-Chapel Hill, splits her time…
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Vested Magazine Tells Our Story

Published on 05/01/2017 under News
The Foundation of Hope was formed when two devoted parents decided that no one else should struggle, as they did, to find treatment for a loved one's mental illness. Today, Thad and Alice Eure's work is continued by their daughters, Foundation director Shelley Belk and Walk for Hope chair Van Eure, who…
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Massive postpartum study reaches Canada, expands to Android devices

Published on 04/28/2017 under News
We are so pleased to announce that the largest-ever international postpartum depression study, funded in no small part by a $99,000 seed grant from the Foundation of Hope, achieved two significant milestones this week. The Postpartum Depression Action Towards Causes and Treatments App, or PPD ACT, is a free smartphone…
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New research links increased infant brain fluid to autism

Published on 04/14/2017 under News
It was once thought that cerebrospinal fluid (CSF), the clear fluid bathing our brains and spinal cords, acted predominantly as a cushion for our fragile brains. More recent studies have revealed that CSF also acts to remove the chemical byproducts of the brain's complex cellular interactions, and is an essential part of…
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Duke neurological study explores mental illness comorbidity

Published on 04/11/2017 under News
A new Duke University investigation into the nature of mental illness comorbidity—in which two or more mental illnesses present simultaneously—yielded some surprising results about how our brains regulate thoughts and emotions. The first in a series of international studies, the Duke Neurogenetics Study "is the first to link specific differences in brain…
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National Eating Disorder Week, February 26-March 4

Published on 03/01/2017 under News
We're halfway through National Eating Disorder Week, in which we call attention to the prevalence and plight of illnesses like bulimia, anorexia, and binge eating disorder. These disorders have the highest mortality of any mental illness—and nearly 30 million Americans will experience one. This year's theme, It's Time to Talk About It,…
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