Archive Tag: Stigma and Awareness

UCLA/IMG broadcaster Josh Lewin.
Katie Meyers

In an August 8, 2018 LA Times article, UCLA/IMG sportscaster Josh Lewin publicly expressed interest in partnering with the UCLA Depression Grand Challenge as he launched his new website focused on mental health: https://www.okaytogether.com/. Lewin initiated his website in order to reduce the stigma associated with depression and anxiety, and let others realize they are not Read more

UCLA Depression Grand Challenge Executive Committee team member, Michelle Craske, PhD, presenting on the TEDxUCLA stage about the university’s goal to understand, prevent, and treat depression.
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On April 7, 2018, Michelle Craske, PhD (Executive Committee Team member of the UCLA Depression Grand Challenge) delivered a powerful talk about depression and the Depression Grand Challenge at the seventh annual TEDxUCLA conference. TEDx is a program of local, independently organized events that bring people together to share experiences in the form of short, compelling talks.  Read more

UCLA researchers are the first to examine Healthy Minds Study results by looking at variations across different colleges and universities that participate in the national survey.
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Under the leadership of UCLA sociology professor S. Michael Gaddis, researchers have examined data about mental health services and stigma from campuses across the country. The data was collected via the Healthy Minds Study, an online survey conducted annually that Read more

UCLA students Abe Deardon (Junior), Emilia Szmyrgala (Senior) and Gillian Campbell (Freshman) proudly repping the UCLA Depression Grand Challenge’s “Out Depression” t-shirts prior to Thursday, January 11, 2018’s UCLA vs. Utah Men’s Basketball game.
Gregory Shintani

To celebrate Mental Wellness Month (January), raise awareness for the Depression Grand Challenge (DGC) and further promote the Check In Survey, the DGC partnered with The Den at Thursday, January 11, 2018’s UCLA vs. Utah Men’s Basketball game. The game was played at Pauley Pavilion and nationally televised on ESPN2. Read more