National and local press coverage

‘Portraits of Resilience’ destigmatize depression at one of the world’s top universities (Part 1)
PBS Newshour, May 14, 2018.

How students who struggle with mental illness can find help (Part 2)
PBS Newshour, May 15, 2018.

Students’ Mental Health Struggles And Triumphs Showcased In “Portraits Of Resilience”
Interview with Jim Braude on Greater Boston, WGBH TV, May 14, 2018.

Following Cluster Of Suicides, MIT Professor Helps Community Heal Through Photography
Here and Now, National Public Radio, April 5, 2018

Struggles and Achievements: ‘Portraits of Resilience’ addresses mental health and reflects the strength of the MIT community [print article (better), online article]
Boston Globe, March 9, 2018

In ‘Portraits Of Resilience,’ MIT Students Share Personal Stories Of Depression
WBUR All Things Considered, March 8, 2018

After Seven Suicides, a Professor Unearths Stories of Where People Find Resilience
The Chronicle of Higher Education, January 21, 2018

Book Gathers Photographic Portraits That Evoke Resilience
Judy Bolton-Fasman for JewishBoston, February 19, 2019

Suicide Among The Best And The Brightest: Portraits of Resilience
Jeff Schechtman’s Specific Gravity, June 7, 2018

Off the Shelf: Daniel Jackson
Danvers Community Access TV, September 28, 2018

Interview with Photographer Daniel Jackson
Books and Beyond: Mental Health, NewTV, May 3, 2018.

Learning from Depression: A Professor’s Photographs and his Subjects’ Candid Stories
MIT Technology Review, April 25, 2018.

I had become a zombie: Men and women who have coped with anxiety and depression candidly detail their battle against the conditions as they pose in a powerful series of portraits
Daily Mail, January 23, 2018

Author talks

Jewish Perspectives on Resilience. Temple Shir Tikva, Wayland MA, April 25, 2022.

Portraits of Resilience. Commission On Disability, City of Newton, MA. Webinar, October 13, 2021.

Let’s talk about resilience (and depression and anxiety). Webinar, Temple B’nai Torah, April 1, 2021.

In Good & Bad Times. Webinar, Temple Isaiah, Lexington. February 9, 2021.

Interview of Kay Redfield Jamison for the Ruderman Synagogue Inclusion Project. Dec 7, 2020.

Depression and Amalek. Sermon for Inclusion Shabbat, Temple Beth Zion, Brookline, MA, February 8, 2020.

The Resilience Project and Some Jewish Reflections. Young Israel of Sharon and Congregation Etz Haim, Sharon, MA, February 1, 2020.

Mental Health, Happiness, and Strategies for Resilience. Workshop. Ruderman Synagogue Inclusion Project, Temple Emanuel, Newton, Dec 5, 2019.

Visual Narratives of Resilience: Confronting Depression on Campus. Day of Learning: The College Mental Health Landscape. Ruderman Family Foundation. Newton, MA. November 19, 2019.

Lessons from
The Resilience Project. Banquet speech. ACURA Annual Conference, Brown/RISD, Rhode Island, November 11, 2019.

Portraits of Resilience. MIT Hillel Young Alumni Evening, New York City, November 7, 2019.

Portraits of Resilience. Leading Jewish Minds, MIT Hillel Annual Alumni Lunch, Harmonie Club, New York City, November 7, 2019.

Portraits of a College Community. Keynote, Annual Education Summit, Newton-Wellesley Hospital Resilience Project, Oct 25, 2019.

Into the Light: Visual Narratives of Depression. Social Work Grand Rounds, Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center, September 5, 2019.

Portraits of Resilience. Brown/RISD Hillel, Providence, RI, June 17, 2019.

Jewish Reflections on Resilience. Adams Street Synagogue, Newton, MA, June 12, 2019

Resilience at Work. MIT Support Staff Day, June 14, 2019

Speak Your Mind. Active Minds MIT Chapter Spring Dinner, April 10, 2019

Portraits of Resilience, Combined Jewish Philanthropies, Boston, April 9, 2019

Special Guest, MIT FAIL!, MIT, April 3, 2019. Every attendee (about 400 people!) received a copy of Portraits of Resilience thanks to the generosity of Henry Lichstein.

Happenings and Callings
Congregation Kehillath Israel, Brookline, March 16, 2019

Mental Health Talk and Discussion with Joanne Grady-Savard and Bara Litman, MIT, Feb 21, 2019

Limmud Boston, Newton, MA, December 2, 2018. Resilience: A Jewish Perspective. Source sheet here

Talks at Google, Cambridge, MA. November 7, 2018. Video here

MIT Work-Life Center Seminar Series, October 24, 2018

Women Explore, Cambridge, MA, October 4, 2018

Truly Human Speaker Series, Accenture, Boston, September 14, 2018

Depression Bipolar Support Alliance of Boston, McLean Hospital, Belmont, MA, September 12, 2018

True failure is rare. But fear of failure is everywhere. FAIL! - Inspiring resilience, MIT, May 17, 2018. Video here

Grand Rounds, Counseling and Mental Health Services, Harvard University, April 12, 2018

MIT Press Bookstore, March 8, 2018

Harvard Bookstore, March 1, 2018

MIT DSL Speaker Series [Daniel Jackson presentation; Haley Cope speech], March 8, 2018

Talk, Temple Emunah, Lexington, March 3, 2018