Guest Bloggers

  • Louisa Benton

    Executive Director

  • Steven P. Roose, M.D

    Professor of Clinical Psychiatry

  • Huda Akil, Ph.D

    DTF Chair

Shedding Light on the Mind, Wednesday 11 March 2015

We’re pleased to share with you this article about Hope for Depression Research Foundation (HDRF) called “Shedding Light on the Mind,” which appears in the March issue of Quest Magazine.

This in-depth interview with HDRF Founder & Chair Audrey Gruss highlights the critical need for depression research and focuses on the work of our remarkable Depression Task Force of neuroscientists.  We couldn’t be more pleased and proud.

Click here to read the full article…

Improving Depression Care in NYC, Wednesday 4 March 2015

Recently First Lady of New York Chirlane McCray continued her passionate campaign to raise awareness about depression and mental health.

In “Shattering the Mental Illness Stigma” (Daily News, February 26), she talks openly about her daughter’s recovery from depression and calls for broad improvements to the mental health system including wider access to care for all New Yorkers.

Click here to read the full article…

Depression Awareness at the Oscars, Wednesday 25 February 2015

From one of the freshest, most guileless faces of the evening came the most astonishing remark: “When I was 16, I tried to kill myself.”

We are referring, of course, to Graham Moore, who used his win for Best Adapted Screenplay (The Imitation Game) at Sunday’s Oscars to deliver powerful remarks about suicide awareness and depression.

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HDRF in CNN Money, Thursday 5 February 2015

This week CNN Money published an article about depression and wealth that features HDRF Board member Dr. Steven Roose, Professor of Clinical Psychiatry, Columbia University.

Click here to read the full article…