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Repealing The ACA Could Be A Nightmare For Mental Health Care

Published on 01/20/2017 under News
It is never our intention to politicize mental health—but nor can we destigmatize mental illness without confronting difficult issues head-on, or without keeping our community apprised of changes in the law that will directly affect their well-being. So we felt that it was important to share this concise and critical summary…
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Foundation of Hope Gives Big Boost to UNC Mental Health Research

Published on 01/18/2017 under News
For Immediate Release January 18, 2017 Raleigh, NC — In its latest effort to derail the debilitating effects of mental illness, the Foundation of Hope for Research and Treatment of Mental Illness recently awarded over $300,000 in research grants to two investigators from the University of North Carolina at Chapel…
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Shining a Light on Mental Illness

Published on 12/01/2016 under News
We are honored to be featured in the November 2016 issue of Captrust Magazine. Nanci Hellmich's thoughtful profile on the Eure family, "Shining a Light on Mental Illness," tells the story of how the Foundation of Hope came to be—and reflects on how one tragedy can catalyze change, and grow hope beyond measure.
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Next Generation Non-Invasive Brain Stimulation: A Novel Solution Enabled by Mobile Technology and Big Data

Published on 06/10/2015 under News
Principal Investigator:   Flavio Frohlich  Ph.D.        Title: Next Generation Non-Invasive Brain Stimulation: A Novel Solution Enabled by Mobile Technology and Big Data Need/Problem: Psychiatry urgently needs new treatment paradigms that are effective, safe, and affordable. Non-invasive brain stimulation such as transcranial current stimulation has the potential to…
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The Gut Microbiome and Perinatal Mood and Anxiety Disorders (PMAD): A Pilot Study to Examine the Microbiome in Relation to Perinatal Changes in Stress and Immune Systems

Published on 06/10/2015 under News
Principal Investigator:   Mary C. Kimmel, MD Title: The gut microbiome and Perinatal Mood and Anxiety Disorders (PMAD): A pilot study to examine the microbiome in relation to perinatal changes in stress and immune systems Need/Problem: PMAD are common and can have grave consequences for mother including a risk of…
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Foundation of Hope Seed Grant Raised in British Parliament

Published on 09/05/2014 under News
A Foundation of Hope seed grant, a study by Dr. Cynthia Bulik on the genetics of anorexia, was recognized this summer by British Prime Minister David Cameron in the British House of Commons. The UK branch of Bulik’s study, Charlotte’s Helix, was raised in the House of Commons and addressed…
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Yardi Features Walk for Hope

Published on 08/21/2014 under News
Walk for Hope: Supporting Mental Health By Erica Rascón on Mar 14, 2014 in People On a cool October morning, Raleigh community members congregated outside of Angus Barn Restaurant. They weren’t there for the restaurant’s award-winning steak or stellar service. More than 3,800 people gathered to participate in the Thad and Alice Eure…
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Mental Illness Facts

Published on 08/13/2014 under News
Mental illnesses are medical conditions that disrupt a person's thinking, mood, ability to relate to others, and daily functioning. Mental illnesses are biologically based brain disorders. They cannot be overcome through "will power" and are not related to a person's character or intelligence. Serious mental illnesses include major depression, schizophrenia,…
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