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Lady Gaga and Prince William Fight Stigma

A short Skype conversation between pop star Lady Gaga and British royalty Prince William was recorded and shared as part of the #OKtoSay mental health anti-stigma campaign.

In the conversation Lady Gaga talks about her own mental health issues and they discuss what it means to share how she feels with the world (she also wrote an open letter describing her struggles). Prince William, along with wife Duchess Catherine, and his...
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Opinions About People With Mental Illness

Here's a summertime video shot in Allan Gardens, Toronto, to remind you of warmer weather and warm you up a little in winter.

In it, consumer/survivor Suzanne Feldman interviews people in the park to ask them their opinions about mental health and how they view people with mental illness in their community.

It's encouraging to see that those interviewed support respect, diversity, social integration, and improving mental health services. Social attitudes have...
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Divided America – How Can It Heal?


Social psychologist Jonathan Haidt gives a post-election TEDx Talk in conversation with TED Curator Chris Anderson to address the question: can a divided America heal?

With emotions running high all along the political spectrum it's helpful to get some insight based on psychological science.

Social psychologist Jonathan Haidt studies morals informing political choices. In this video he describes patterns of thinking and historical roots leading to to sharp divisions in America. He also provides hope in a vision of...
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