Our bi-weekly newsletter highlighting Featured Stories, Upcoming Events, and the Hope Fam! We Are In This Together.
Redefine Your Disorder: Jade
My mental illness was at its worst when I was 28 years old. I’ve struggled with anxiety, depression, and delusional disorder. At first, diagnoses and the labels that came with them were traumatic for me; but I now understand the breadth of my disorder. I’ve learned that even though my illness makes me uncomfortable at times (even as an adult), I must process it. These times are opportunities to grow. (Read more here.)
TWDS: Concert Series!
Music is a source of comfort, community, and happiness for a lot of people; it's a positive emotional outlet, it connects people, and allows them to escape for a few hours. The local music scene in the Chicago area has provided this for me and many others, and a lot of the people and bands involved are also highly supportive of Hope For The Day and our message. (Read more here.)
PIP: The Strangehouse with Ben Barlow and Jonny Boucher
Our founder Jonny recently sat down with Ben from Neck Deep and Wes from The Strangehouse to talk about mental health, friendship, and proactive prevention. (Read more here).
Sammus @ Beat Kitchen: Event Recap!
On August 19th, New York based rapper, Sammus, invited us to take part in her show at Beat Kitchen in Chicago! The show also featured performances from Mykele Deville, Mother Nature, and Säge The 64th Wonder. (Read more here.)
HFTD Presents: The TWDS Concert Series
HFTD presents the first installment of the Things We Don't Say concert series! Join us at Evolution Music in Downers Grove, IL on September 3rd for a FREE show featuring:Everyone Says, Three Years, Rare Candy, Stratford and Little Crown This concert series is made possible thanks to a grant from the Community Memorial Foundation. This concert series will focus on mental health education and proactive suicide prevention through community outreach. RSVP here.
An Evening With Mastodon @ The Metro
Mastodon, Brain Tentacles, and Powermad will be playing a special benefit concert for Hope For The Day at the Metro on September 9th! Tickets are still available but the show is very close to selling out. Make sure get yours soon so you don't miss out! You can learn more here.