Response by Foundation President & CEO on Robin Williams' Death

Jeffrey Borenstein, M.D., Foundation President and CEO Interviewed on CBS Evening News
Jeffrey Borenstein, M.D.

Dear Foundation Supporters,

I am saddened by the very tragic passing of Robin Williams. Unfortunately, every day over 100 Americans die as a result of suicide. The national conversation in the media about Robin Williams will hopefully encourage people to seek treatment and not suffer in silence. I also hope that the media attention will reduce stigma and encourage increased support for research to develop new methods of treatment of brain disorders. I had the privilege of representing our Foundation and joining the national conversation about suicide and suicide prevention. Please see the links to the CBS Evening News, WPIX News, and Bloomberg article.

Thank you for your ongoing commitment to the Brain & Behavior Research Foundation. Please help the families of today and tomorrow by SUPPORTING brain research.

Better treatments and breakthroughs come from scientific discovery.

With warmest regards and appreciation,

Jeffrey Borenstein, M.D.
President & CEO
Brain & Behavior Research Foundation


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