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Open Mind Documentary
Hidden Pictures
Sponsored by Friars Charitable Foundation

Award-winning filmmaker and physician Delaney Ruston grew up in the shadow of her dadís schizophrenia. Her new documentary Hidden Pictures, explores the hidden struggles faced by the 450 million people living with mental illness worldwide. Through deeply personal stories involving bipolar illness, depression, schizophrenia and anxiety in India, China, Africa, France and the US, Hidden Pictures reveals a global epidemic of silence around mental illness, as well as moments of profound compassion and remarkable change. Dr. Gail Wyatt, Professor of Psychiatry and Biobehavioral Sciences at the UCLA David Geffen School of Medicine will join Dr. Ruston in discussion.
Friday, October 10, 2014
7:00 PM Melnitz Hall, UCLA (see map)
Admission is free but reservations are required.

For questions call 310-825-8871 or rose@brain.ucla.edu
Parking available for $12 in Structure 3 (see map)

 

Open Mind Lecture
The ADHD Explosion
Stephen P. Hinshaw, PhD, is a Professor of Psychology at the University of California, Berkeley, and Vice-Chair for Psychology in the Department of Psychiatry at the University of California, San Francisco. He is also editor of Psychological Bulletin. His new book, The ADHD Explosion..Myths, Medication, Money and Today's Push for Performance, deals with attention-deficit/hyperactivity disorder, one of the most controversial and misunderstood medical conditions today. The Friends' Scholar, Tara Peris, Ph.D. will be introducing Dr. Hinshaw.
Tuesday, November 18, 2014
7:00 PM Covel Commons, UCLA (see map)
Admission is free but reservations are required.

For questions call 310-825-8871 or rose@brain.ucla.edu
Parking is available for $12 Sunset Village (see map)

 
Open Mind Lecture
Autism
Private donor reception sponsored by the California Community Foundation
Ron Suskind is the author of the New York Times bestsellers The Way of the World, The One Percent Doctrine, The Price of Loyalty, and A Hope in the Unseen. From 1993 to 2000 he was the senior national affairs writer for the Wall Street Journal, where he won a Pulitzer Prize. His newest book, Life, Animated, chronicles his son Owen's struggle with autism and the way in which the family used Owen's affinity for Disney to connect with him.
Tuesday, February 3, 2015
7:00 PM Covel Commons, UCLA (see map)
Admission is free but reservations are required.

For questions call 310-825-8871 or rose@brain.ucla.edu
Parking is available for $12 in Sunset Village (see map)

 
Open Mind Lecture
Children and Adolescents with Mood Disorders
Dr. David Miklowitz, the director of the Child and Mood Disorders Program at UCLA and the author of The Bipolar Survival Guide, The Bipolar Teen, and Clinicians Guide to Bipolar Disorder, will discuss pediatric bipolar disorder.
Tuesday, March 3, 2015
7:00 PM Semel Auditorium, UCLA (see map)
Admission is free but reservations are required.

For questions call 310-825-8871 or rose@brain.ucla.edu
Parking is available for $12 in Structure 9 (see map)