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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 program with Chantal Prat, PhD and Edythe London, PhD. 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!

We look forward to seeing you on Tuesday, April 18th at 5PM PT when our featured speakers will be Susan Smalley, Ph.D. and Diana Winston, co-authors of Fully Present - The Science, Art, and Practice of Mindfulness. Susan Smalley is Professor Emerita in the Department of Psychiatry and Biobehavioral Sciences at UCLA and a behavioral geneticist, investor, activist and writer. Diana Winson is the Director of Mindfulness Education at UCLA's Mindful Awareness Research Center and author of The Little Book of Being: Practices and Guidance for Uncovering Your Natural Awareness. You may register for this program HERE

We invite you to visit our website, for updates and new programming information. 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 30th, the newly created Teen Advisory Council, and The Friends/Resnick joint annual fundraising event, #WOW2023 on May 4th 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. 

We remain grateful for your attendance and support. 


Your commitment to supporting mental health education 

and research is more vital than ever before. 


To watch videos of our past Open Mind programs, please visit our YouTube Channel

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