mental illness

Embracing grace, grief and humor at Sundance

The New Narratives panel hosted filmmakers and activists discussing the power of science and storytelling to influence new approaches to mental illness.


Well-being Elevated seeks 150 student minds

U students can earn $75 by participating in a series of peer support sessions to learn life skills for well-being.


September is Suicide Prevention Month

You are not alone. We are here to support and help you through times of crisis.


Four experts on mental health sit on a panel at the 2020 Sundance Film Festival. From left to right they are: moderator Kenneth Rosenburg, psychiatrist and filmmaker; James Ashworth, interim chair of the Department of Psychology at the U; Deborah Yurgelun-Todd, psychiatrist and researcher at the U; Paula Cook, addiction specialist at the University Neuropsychiatric Institute; and Christena Huntsman Durham, vice chairperson and executive vice president of the Huntsman Foundation, which recently gave an unprecedented $150 million to establish the Huntsman Mental Health Institute at the U.

Destigmatizing mental illness

U of U Health partnered with Sundance for a panel of experts on the front lines of the mental illness epidemic in Utah.


HUMANS OF THE U: LAUREN WEITZMAN

Lauren Weitzman reflects on her brother’s mental illness and untimely passing, remembering the bond they shared over music.