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2018 Research Highlights by Foundation Grantees

We are pleased to present you with the Top Advancements & Breakthroughs by Foundation Grantees, Prizewinners and Scientific Council members in 2018. They are presented in the order of their publication in scientific journals.

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Stress, Anxiety and the Holidays

Stress and anxiety can arise if we’re feeling overwhelmed. During the holiday season, people often find themselves feeling stressed and overwhelmed – unwelcomed “guests” that come from a dizzying array of seasonal demands, including parties, shopping, baking, cleaning and entertaining. The antidote: Be realistic, plan ahead, be kind to yourself.

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MatPat and Stephanie Patrick of the Game Theorists

Thank you to the Game Theorists who held a day-long live stream YouTube event to raise awareness and money for BBRF! Dr. Jeffrey Borenstein offers his personal message of thanks in this video.

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The Hollister Family's Journey to Sunshine From Darkness

Until the day she passed away, Patsy Hollister and her husband, Hal, left home every morning at 7:30 a.m., and drove the ten miles to their beloved NARSAD Artworks office in Brea, California.

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Judge Faces the Challenge of the Criminalization of Mental Illness

Miami, Florida is famous for its sun, sand and sea. Less commonly known is the fact that it hosts the highest percentage of people with a mental illness of any urban area in the U.S.—three times the national average, to be exact.

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