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Fountain House Symposium and Luncheon

Honoree Peter Lewis and Fountain House president Kenn Dudek.

Honorees Mary and Mike Wallace.

The Fountain House Symposium and Luncheon took place in the Grand Ballroom of The Pierre on April 30. The symposium entitled “Shades of Blue: Depressive Disorders in Adolescents and Young Adults” featured a panel discussion by three leading experts in the field of mental health research, treatment, advocacy, and public policy: Peter S. Jensen, M.D., a Ruane Professor of Child Psychiatry and Director of the Center for the Advancement of Children's Mental Health at Columbia University; Elizabeth A. Kastelic, M.D., Assistant Professor, Division of Child and Adolescent Psychiatry at Johns Hopkins Hospital; and Pete Earley, a former reporter for The Washington Post and the author of Crazy: A Father's Search Through America's Mental Health Madness. The event's co-chairs were Lorna Hyde Graev, Alexandra Herzan, and Anne Mai. Lynn Nicholas served as the symposim program chair. Consuelo Mack served as emcee. Mary and Mike Wallace received The 2007 Fountain House Humanitarian Award. Adam Lewis and Peter B. Lewis, founders, Fountain House Wellness Center, were honored as well.

$925,000 was raised to benefit Fountain House, the award-winning, 59-year old non-profit organization that provides housing, employment, wellness and educational services to men, women and young adults with major mental illness. Fountain House president Kenn Dudek and chairman of the Board Guy de Chazal were pleased with the overwhelming show of support.

Co-chair Lorna Hyde Graev.

Glenn Close and Joe Pantoliano.

Alexandra and Paul Herzan and Michèle Gerber Klein.

Larry Graev and Deeda Blair.

Emcee Consuelo Mack and Elizabeth Kastelic.

Co-chair Anne Mai.

Ann Barish and Denise Wohl.

Barbara Tober and Alison Chace.

Lynn Nicholas and Julia Scott.

Judy Cormier and Sydney Shuman.

Adrienne Vittadini, Karen Luter, Marjorie Reed Gordon.

Kari Tiedemann and Stephanie de Wangen.

Audrey Gruss.

Barbara Bancroft and Ann Rapp.

Patricia Patterson, Barbara Brody, Ellie Johnson.

Sharon Handler and Alexia Hamm Ryan.

Pamela Ferrari and Emilia Saint-Amand.

Francine LeFrak and Debbie Bancroft.

Virginia Coleman, Sean Driscoll,
Sydney Shuman.
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