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Open Mind Lecture
Bipolar Disorder
Journalist, film critic, and author Juliann Garey will discuss her own struggles with mental illness and how her bipolar illness was first misdiagnosed and fell through the cracks between women's medicine and psychiatry. Dr. Michael Gitlin, Director of the Adult Division of Psychiatry, Director of the Mood Disorders Clinic in the UCLA Dept of Psychiatry and Professor of Clinical Psychiatry at the Geffen School of Medicine at UCLA will join Ms. Garey in discussion.
Tuesday, May 13, 2014
7:00 PM Semel Auditorium, UCLA (see map)
Admission is free but reservations are required.

For questions call Patty Evans at 424-214-3851 or patty@friendsofsemelinstitute.org
Parking is available for $12 in Structure 9 (see map)

 


Open Mind Lecture
Brainstorm
Dr. Daniel Siegel, the best selling author of Mindsight, The Whole-Brain Child and Parenting From the Inside Out, is a clinical professor of psychiatry at the UCLA School of Medicine and Co-Director of the Mindful Awareness Research Center. Dr. Siegel will discuss his latest book Brainstorm ..The Power and Purpose of the Teenage Brain.
Tuesday, June 3, 2014
7:00 PM Covel Commons, UCLA (see map)
Admission is free but reservations are required.

For questions call Patty Evans at 424-214-3851 or patty@friendsofsemelinstitute.org
Parking is available for $12 Sunset Village (see map)

 

Open Mind Documentary
Hidden Pictures
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.
Friday, October 10, 2014
7:00 PM Melnitz Hall, UCLA (see map)
Admission is free but reservations are required.

For questions call Patty Evans at 424-214-3851 or patty@friendsofsemelinstitute.org
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 Semel Auditorium, UCLA (see map)
Admission is free but reservations are required.

For questions call Patty Evans at 424-214-3851 or patty@friendsofsemelinstitute.org
Parking is available for $12 in Structure 9 (see map)

 
Open Mind Lecture
Autism
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 Venue for this event is not yet determined (see map)
Admission is free but reservations are required.

For questions call Patty Evans at 424-214-3851 or patty@friendsofsemelinstitute.org
Parking for this event is not yet determined (see map)