Archive Tag: Stigma and Awareness

UCLA Depression Grand Challenge Executive Committee member, Michelle Craske, PhD, presenting on the TEDxUCLA stage about the university’s goal to understand, prevent, and treat depression.

On April 7, 2018, Michelle Craske, PhD (Executive Committee 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.

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

Famous UCLA alum Sara Bareilles shares her support for the Depression Grand Challenge (DGC) in the form of a video appeal. Sara not only speaks about her own depression, but she also shares the DGC mission and advocates for our research. In the video, she calls for others to get involved and share their stories about depression. By speaking out, you are helping unlock the mysteries of Read more