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Thank you for your interest in UCLA's Friends of the Semel Institute for Neuroscience and Human Behavior and the Resnick Neuropsychiatric Hospital Board of Advisors Open Mind preview screening and discussion of the award-winning documentary film, CURED with co-directors Patrick Sammon and Bennett Singer and world-renowned author, Dr. Andrew Solomon.

​If your friends, family or colleagues were not able to join us yesterday, they can view this program as well as all our past programs on our YouTube channel. We hope you will enjoy exploring and catching up on Open Minds you may have missed!

The filmmakers have also graciously provided the following link to give you the opportunity to watch CURED in its entirety. The link is valid from November 17-24.   https://watch.showandtell.film/watch/semelinstituteevent.

We look forward to seeing you on Tuesday, December 6th at 5PM PT when our featured speaker will be Florence Williams, author of the critically acclaimed new book, Heartbreak, a Personal and Scientific Journey. Steve Cole, PhD, Professor of Psychiatry and Biobehavioral Sciences and Medicine in the Division of Hematology-Oncology at the David Geffen School of Medicine at UCLA will join Ms. Williams in conversation.

You may register for this program HERE

​We invite you to visit our website, www.friendsofthesemelinstitute.org for a calendar of upcoming events. There you will also find information about The Friends Research Scholar Program that awards yearly grants to early career neuroscientists, the Open Mind Film Festival for High School Students scheduled for April 27, 2023 and The Friends/Resnick joint annual fundraising event, #WOW on May 4 th honoring Andrea and Peter Roth with special guest Oprah Winfrey.


We deeply appreciate the support of audience members like you who make it possible for us to continue to bring renowned speakers and films about mental health issues as a free public service to the community. If you are able, we hope you will support us as generously as you can. Your contribution will be 100% tax deductible.

From all of us at The Friends of Semel and Resnick Board, we wish you and your family a peaceful and meaningful Thanksgiving holiday.