Claire Griffith Lifts Her Mask to Robin Robert on #ThriverThursday

November 29, 2018

In the third installment of Robin Robert’s #ThriverThursday, Lift the Mask documentary subject Claire Griffiths lifts her mask to a national audience. At age 13, Claire was diagnosed with bipolar disorder. During her darkest times, she developed an eating disorder, hallucinated and at her worst attempted suicide. Through treatment, Claire has gotten better and is now sharing her story and working to change the stigma of mental health.

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The Quell Foundation Names Sarah Marshall as Director of Marketing and Communications

May 1, 2018

The Quell foundation announces the addition of Sarah Marshall as the Director of Marketing and Communications. Marshall brings to the foundation strategic communications experience which was obtained during time she spent in various university athletic departments, with non-profit organizations, and with the governing body for USRowing.


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Disability Matters with Joyce Bender

January 9, 2018

Kevin Lynch sits down with Joyce Bender on “Disability Matters” to discuss The Quell Foundation and its mission to reduce the number of suicides, overdoses, and incarcerations of people with mental health disabilities.

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Arts Foundation of Cape Cod Partners with The Quell Foundation on Scholarships for Students with Mental Health Diagnoses

January 22, 2018

The Arts Foundation of Cape Cod (AFCC) and The Quell Foundation announce a partnership to provide scholarships to high school seniors who have either been diagnosed with a mental health condition or who have lost a family member to suicide and who are planning to pursue a college degree in an arts-related field.

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Local Nonprofits Partner to Offer Scholarships for Students with Mental Health Conditions

January 24, 2018

The Arts Foundation of Cape Cod and The Quell Foundation partner to provide scholarships for high school seniors on Cape Cod who suffer from a mental health condition or have lost a family member to suicide.

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Nova Southeastern University to Screen the Film “Lift the Mask Portraits of Life with Mental Illness”

March 28, 2018

Nova Southeastern University (NSU), to premiere the film, “Lift the Mask Portraits of Life with Mental Illness,” at 5:30 p.m. Monday, April 2 in the Knight Auditorium.

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Becker College receives $40K donation

June 20, 2018

Becker College receives $40,000 donation from The Quell Foundation, which will be awarded in the form of scholarships, are designed to address an escalating shortage of mental health professionals and the need for greater access to quality care.

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Aetna VP Shares Battle With Mental Illness In New Documentary

June 1, 2018

When Carrah Kalat lost her mother to suicide in the summer of 1992, she had just a few months to grieve before starting college. On campus, Kalat juggled feelings of pain with relief that her volatile childhood and her mom’s struggles were over. And when pressed by friends, she’d say it was cancer that killed her mother at 45 — something more respectable, she thought, than alcoholism and depression.

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