Mental Health NOW: the Opportunity for Wellness

Imagine a World where Difference is Celebrated and People everywhere relate to one another as Contribution.

Lucinda Jewell, EdM, is Chair of the Depression and Bipolar Support Alliance, and former President of the Depression Bipolar Support Alliance-Boston where she still serves on the board. Previously, she was co-founder of the Boston Book Review, a literary review modeled on the Times Literary Supplement. She earned her Ed. M in Human Development and Psychology from Harvard and taught ESL in China. Since being diagnosed with bipolar disorder in 1995, she has been a tireless educator and advocate for transforming the conversation for mental health from danger and drain to one of resiliencies and contribution. She lives with her daughter in Cambridge, Massachusetts.

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September 3, 2013

Norman Doidge is a curious psychiatrist. He wanted to know how neuroplasticity could serve his practice and he sets out in his book, The Brain That Changes Itself, to interview and understand the work of leading neuroscientists who are using the natural neuroplasticity of the brain to heal everything from long-time post-injury paralysis to successfully managing OCD and anxiety.
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