Brainstorming Blog

What’s Your Story?

My name is Cary DeYoung and I am a Newtown High School Senior here in Sandy Hook, CT. For the past year and a half I have had the pleasure to intern at the Avielle Foundation. During this time, we have studied the amazing world of neuroscience and the intersection

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In My Mind

Hi Friends of the Avielle Foundation! This is a message coming from our very own Ace Robinson: The LGBT People of Color Behavioral Health Conference Examining Our Challenges Healing for Our Strengths will be held in NYC on October 8th. If you have any questions, contact Ace Robinson at: [email protected]

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DR. RICHMAN KEYNOTE SPEAKER

As announced in the New England Journal of Medicine, we are excited to be a part of the Curry College Criminal Justice Program’s New Directions in Violence Prevention conference on Tuesday, May 12th. Come support us (1071 Blue Hill Avenue, Milton, MA 02186)! Dr. Richman will be the key note

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Team Mud for Brains 2015

Thank you Tough Mudder for making this wonderful video and sharing it with your followers. If anyone is interested in joining The Avielle Foundation’s Mud for Brains Tough Mudder team, message us at [email protected] Post by Tough Mudder.

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On Being Human(e)

The Avielle Foundation has had the honor to work with youth across our country — They never fail to inspire and amaze us. We must not forget that our future depends on their imagination and inspiration.  A few months back I had the opportunity to talk with some amazing youth

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Support TAF’s Inspiring Athletes

The Avielle Foundation is fortunate to have such amazing grass-roots support — From children to small business owners, parents, teachers, and kindhearted visionaries of all makes and models who find the most creative ways to fund-raise and support the Foundation.  Today I would like to introduce you to a few of our athletes

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Newtown Labor Day Parade

The Avielle Foundation would like to invite you to a special event! WHAT:  The Newtown Labor Day Parade WHEN:  Monday, September 1st, 2014 from 9am-2pm WHERE:  Newtown, CT   Hello Avielle Foundation Family, We would like to send out an invitation to our TAF community.  For the second year in a

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Our First PSA

The Avielle Foundation has been fortunate to have a number of amazing high school neuroscience interns. Working with these amazing minds has been such a gift for us. While we teach and explore with them the wonders of the brain and neurosciences, they help us to hone our messages in

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Brain Health: Making the Invisible Visible

VIOLENCE AND GENDER Volume 1, Number 2, 2014 (C) Mary Ann Liebert, Inc. DOI: 10.1089/vio.2014.0017 PERSPECTIVE Making the Invisible Visible: New Perspectives on Brain Health Jeremy G Richman, Ph.D. and Jennifer L. Hensel, MS The brain is just another organ. Like the heart, lungs, liver, kidneys, and skeletal muscles, the

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From Brain Health to Violence Prevention

We are excited to introduce you to one of our new partners and a new project — Mary Ann Liebert, Inc and their new peer-reviewed, open-access scientific publication Violence and Gender. We have included below a perspective we published in their premiere issue.  But before we get to that, let

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