Dear Friends and Supporters,

I want you to meet Rex, my dog. Rex comes from a guardian who reluctantly surrendered him to a shelter because he was unable to care for him. His owner had a mental illness. I don’t know what he suffered from but a desperate family member intervened on behalf of both…Read More

Dear Friends and Supporters,

I came across this video on the Facebook page for the National Alliance on Mental Health.

This CBS interview with a mother struggling to care for her daughter with mental illness demonstrates the courage, stamina, strength and persistence it takes, as well as the…Read More

Dear Family, Friends and Supporters,

For my birthday this year I asked my friends and family to donate to The Jonathan Edward Brooking Memorial Fund for Mental Health Research at McLean Hospital. This endowment in my brother's name funds critical mental health research intended to isolate the…Read More

Dear Friends and Supporters,

Recently the CDC reported that more than one in 20 Americans suffers from depression - a condition which, if left untreated, negatively impacts all aspects of one's life.

Donald Malone, MD, the section head of adult psychiatric services at the Cleveland Clinic in Ohio…Read More

Dear Friends and Supporters,

I’m delighted to report that the Jonathan Edward Brooking Memorial Fund for Mental Health Research at McLean Hospital will now support an Academic Fellowship program. This year’s recipient, Dr. Charmaine Pietersen, will be studying gene expression as a way to learn…Read More

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