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Post-partum depression drug trials show promise

Published on 11/10/2017 under News
The UNC Center for Women's Mood Disorders, in concert with Sage Therapeutics, has released the results of a Phase 3 human trial testing the efficiency of a possible new medication for women suffering from post-partum depression (PPD). Their findings are encouraging: the drug brexanolone has shown a clear reduction in symptoms of…
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WRAL Boosts the Fight Against Mental Illness

Published on 10/16/2017 under News
  A prominent North Carolina broadcast organization is helping tell the story of the Foundation of Hope, as well as the stories of Foundation supporters who have lost loved ones to mental illness. In early October, reporter Candace Sweat asked Walk for Hope Chair Van Eure, as well as some…
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Daily Tar Heel Features the Walk for Hope

Published on 10/11/2017 under News
Student journalist Michael Meeks recapped the Walk for Hope, and the need for the research it funds, for the UNC-Chapel Hill student newspaper. The UNC-Chapel Hill Department of Psychiatry is the primary beneficiary of the Foundation of Hope's funding, and we hope to continue to support their work for many…
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Foundation of Hope Featured in 919 Magazine

Published on 09/26/2017 under News
We were delighted to have our latest events featured in the September/October issue of 919 Magazine! The two-page spread highlights the Evening of Hope—featuring guest speaker Jane Pauley—and provides details about the upcoming Walk for Hope. Read their latest issue for free.
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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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