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5th Annual Benny Fund 5K – Race Results

Congratulations to Matt Billington for crushing some hills and finishing with a 5:51 pace!! Congratulations to our top female finishers:  Shantel Nephew (8:28 pace), Rachel Vickery (8:30 pace), Deana Hutson (8:35 pace) Congratulations to our top male finishers: Matt Billington[…]

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Four Years Later …

A loss always seems fresh, even when the calendar tells me otherwise. Depression can really sneak up on you.  It’s not like you wake up one day with all of the symptoms, pull out your checklist, make an appointment with[…]

Thank You

A most heartfelt thank you to everyone that supported the Benny Fund in 2016.  A special thank you to our board member Margo Giambarresi, Nicole Laino, Capital One, and the Pay It Forward program for an incredibly generous donation of[…]

Mental Health Care Gets A Boost From 21st Century Cures Act

“The 21st Century Cures Act that gained congressional approval on Wednesday has been championed as a way to speed up drug development, but it’s also the most significant piece of mental health legislation since the 2008 law requiring equal insurance[…]

Prince William’s Father’s Day Message: Look After Your Children’s Mental Health

“Recent surveys have found that more than half of parents have never broached the topic of mental well-being with their children, and a third would feel like failures if their child needed help. That’s so sad—no parents whose child needs help[…]

Why we all need to practice emotional first aid

“We’ll go to the doctor when we feel flu-ish or a nagging pain. So why don’t we see a health professional when we feel emotional pain: guilt, loss, loneliness? Too many of us deal with common psychological-health issues on our[…]

Teens’ App Applauded For Helping Young People With Depression

“Some teenage girls are headed to the White House Monday to be recognized for an app they created. Their “Safe & Sound” smartphone app is meant to help teens struggling with depression and anxiety.” Listen to the story here Source:[…]