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Thank you for participating in UCLA's Friends of the Semel Institute for Neuroscience and Human Behavior and the Resnick Neuropsychiatric Hospital Board of Advisors virtual Open Mind/#WOW program.  We were pleased to host this zoom screening and discussion of the new documentary film, Orchestrating Change. We hope that you found the discussion with our distinguished panel of experts inspiring and meaningful. If your friends, family or colleagues were not able to join us yesterday, they can view the program on our YouTube channel

If you would like to watch the full-length version of Orchestrating Change, filmmakers Margie Friedman and Barbara Multer-Wellin have generously provided a private Vimeo link for viewing for three days: Thursday February 18th, Friday the 19th, and Saturday the 20th. Please remember that this is a private link and should not be shared with others. Password: screening5 


We look forward to seeing you on Tuesday, March 9 5PM PT for our next Open Mind/#WOW program with Eli R. Lebowitz, Ph.D., author of the new critically acclaimed book, Breaking Free of Child Anxiety and OCD.  Dr. Lebowitz is Associate Professor in the Yale Child Study Center and Director of the Program for Anxiety Disorders.  He will be joined in conversation by John Piacentini, Ph.D., Professor of Psychiatry and Biobehavioral Sciences at UCLA and Director of the Center for Child Anxiety Resilience Education and Support at UCLA.  

You can register for this event here.

We invite you to visit our website,www.friendsofthesemelinstitute.org to learn more about The Friends and Resnick Open Mind/#WOW programs. There you will find a calendar of upcoming events, information about The Friends Research Scholar Program that awards grants to early career neuroscientists, and the newly launched Open Mind Film Festival, now open to all high school students across the country. The Resnick Hospital Advisory Board supports the work of early career clinicians through the Clinical Innovation Grants program

We deeply appreciate the support of our audience members 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.


Please be sure to also check out the videos from our past Open Mind events on our YouTube channel.

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