Caring for our mental health is necessary. It's empowering. But due to societal stigmas surrounding mental health and a lack of accessible resources about it for all communities, not everyone is able to care for their mental health. We're here to change that.
Our mission is to provide a collaborative environment for students to learn about topics in social medicine, as well as highlight important news and women in medicine. MedSoc Talk is here to encourage future leaders to be educated about the social and economic disparities in medicine in order to enact necessary positive change within the field.
Anxiety & Depression
The NIMH is the largest research organization in the world committed to understanding the treatment and prevention of mental disorders. It funds research "to transform the understanding and treatment of mental illnesses through basic and clinical research, paving the way for prevention, recovery, and cure."
The Premier residential treatment center for women with eating disorders, we offer a holistic yet highly clinical therapeutic approach for the treatment of eating disorders for women ages 13 and older. Women who have been struggling with eating disorders desperately searching to find the path towards recovery.
We specialize in treating clients with Eating Disorders and co-existing conditions including depression, anxiety, and self-harm.
Each client works with our staff so we can develop a customized treatment plan. This close collaboration among the medical, clinical and support staff has proven highly effective in providing the most effective treatment.
Sees' the beauty and strength in clients, no matter how lost they feel or how much their eating disorder has darkened their world. We believe that your true self lives beneath the surface layer of the eating disorder, and during every moment of the recovery process, we are here to remind you that she is worth fighting for.
Self Esteem & Healthy Body Image
Although family structures and gender roles are changing, mothers are still primarily responsible for food-related household duties such as grocery shopping and meal preparation. Compared to fathers, mothers also do more to educate their families about nutrition and dietary intake in most households. This means they have a great influence on children’s eating behaviors and attitudes.
We are creating a world in which people value their unique identities and are liberated from self-hatred so they can optimize their energy and intellect to make positive changes in their own lives, communities, and beyond. Since 1996, The Body Positive has been re-connecting youth and adults to their innate body wisdom for more balanced, joyful self-care and a relationship with their whole selves that is guided by love, forgiveness, and humor.
The Body Positive is a nonprofit organization that teaches people to listen to their bodies, learn, and thrive. Our ultimate goal is to end the harmful consequences of negative body image: eating disorders, depression, anxiety, cutting, suicide, substance abuse, and relationship violence.
COVID-19 has affected millions around the globe and everybody is struggling to deal with it in a different way. The purpose: to provide a creative outlet for children, teenagers, and adults to share their projects, hobbies, and boredom busters, a place for working parents to share tips on childcare and find activities/videos for their kids, and a place to provide guidelines on how to stay safe during this time.
Spreading a mission of kindness, education, and to see one another as individuals. Only together can we uplift our communities & feel less alone.
The Covid NineTEEN project provides FREE teen-led activities and one-on-one tutoring meant to support elementary school students. Our teen mentors help keep children motivated and take stress off of parents.
Our mission is to show that community how important it is to take care of yourself whether it be on the field or outside. Mental health is a very prevalent issue in sports and should definitely not go unnoticed during these tough times.
The We Cancerve Movement, Inc. is a nonprofit organization created by youth to bring happiness to some of society's most vulnerable youth: children experiencing homeless, illness and who are in foster care.
The IgNITE Medical Case Competition is a one-day bilingual poster presentation contest held annually at the University of Ottawa. While still very new to the conference scene, IgNITE has quickly become one of the most diverse and prestigious research competitions
40 Years Since is a fundraiser event designed to celebrate AIDS treatment research and to commemorate the lives lost along the way. At 40 Years Since, local art vendors, musical entertainment, and HIV/AIDS activist speakers will share their stories
The Dream Factory is the largest children’s wish-granting organization that does not limit its mission to children who have life-threatening illness. The organization believes children with chronic illnesses and disorders also suffer from substantial emotional and physical pain. We strive to provide hope and relief from the trauma and corresponding stress and depression that both the children and their families can endure on a day-to-day basis.
Heart Hugs brings comfort to cardiac patients undergoing open heart surgeries. Heart Hugs sends pillows worldwide with the help of a volunteer network. Heart Hugs also provides compression heart pillows to the children at Children's Hospital of Philadelphia. If you or child you know needs a compression heart pillow, , contact them! You can also volunteer.