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Impressions from Today’s Meeting of the Trauma Working Group of the NGO on Mental Health in Consultative Relationship with the United Nations

Today’s program “The Fight for the Suffering Other” was the annual meeting of the Trauma Working Group of the NGO on Mental Health, and I had the great honor of moderating the discussion following the outstanding presentations by Dr. Spyros Orfanos from NYU and Dr. Cindy Veldhuis from Columbia University. The presenters addressed some of the most pressing and depressing… READ MORE>>

Redemption Blues: A Documentary about the Second Generation, this week at Casa Italiana NYU

The documentary Redemption Rules will be shown on Thursday January 31, 2019 at Casa Italiana at NYU.  More information can be found by clicking on the image below: As the description of the documentary states, Redemption Blues is a film about the legacy of the Holocaust,  which begins where conventional Shoah narratives leave off and traces a path forward, exploring… READ MORE>>

TODAY: A meeting of a new Group of Second Generation at the Museum of Jewish Heritage in NYC

Today at 4 pm, I will be attending a meeting of a Second Generation group at the Museum of Jewish Heritage – A Living Memorial to the Holocaust (Edmond J. Safra Plaza, 36 Battery Place, NY, NY 10280) in NYC, and hope to see you there! We like to meet each other, we enjoy the special connection that is immediately… READ MORE>>

Event Tomorrow: Mental Health Services in Low Resource Settings

For those in the tristate area, I wanted to share that the American Psychological Association at the UN has organized a forum tomorrow, July 16, that will be discussing the implementation of mental health services in low resource settings. For any who might be interested, I am attaching some information below!

Trauma Group Meeting and Presentation at the United Nations, Thursday February 8, 2018

The NGO Committee on Mental Health in Consultative Status with the United Nations was established in 1996. The primary mission of the committee is the promotion of psycho-social well-being, the improvement of mental health care services, and advocacy and education in the prevention and treatment of mental illness. The committee works with the UN and its specialized agencies to ensure… READ MORE>>

United Nations Holocaust Memorial Ceremony, Wednesday January 31/2018

On Wednesday January 31, I will be joining the Board of the Holocaust Council of MetroWest and its members in attending the Holocaust Memorial Ceremony, in honor of International Holocaust Remembrance Day at the United Nations in NYC. The ceremony will take place from 11 am – 1 pm in the General Assembly Hall of the UN Headquarters in NYC…. READ MORE>>

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