Around the House: education

Longtime friend of Fountain House research psychiatrist, Dr. E. Fuller Torrey, was recently the recipient of the New York Academy of Medicine’s prestigious Thomas William Salmon Award in Psychiatry. He delivered the 2016 Salmon Lecture at the Academy on March 30 and praised Fountain House for...
Starting Monday, February 29th through May 9th, 2016 College Re-Entry will host the NAMI Family-to-Family education program.  Family-to-Family is a free, evidenced based, 12-week course that is offered to family members and caregivers of individuals diagnosed with mental health challenges....
The mental health needs of college students are increasingly more complicated than in the past and sometimes cannot be adequately met by overwhelmed mental health services. The sad end in some cases is that students, unable to complete their work and manage their mental health needs, drop out....
By Alan Miller
The College Re-Entry program has had two successful classes since opening in September.  Each student spent at least 15 hours a week for 15 weeks participating in College Re-Entry’s core program, which is comprised of academic preparedness classes, wellness workshops and community...
Monday morning, the College Re-Entry group departed from our usual point of origin and headed out to a more rural locale. After the uneventful two hour drive through slice-of-America New Jersey, we arrived at our intended destination—Fountain House Farm at High Point. The...
Fountain House President Kenn Dudek discussed our employment and education programs, College Re-Entry, and Fall Fete with the Wall Street Journal’s Tanya Rivero.Watch the segment.
I’ve suffered from depression most of my life. If you live with a mental illness, you know how hard it is to overcome the rampant stigma that comes with it. That made it harder for me to come to grips with my depression.It made college really difficult for me. When I first started school, I...