Fountain House is an organization that was established in 1944 to improve the quality of life of people living with mental disorders. Mental illness is a scourge that is ravaging families, communities, and individuals today. According to the World Health Organization, it is affecting over 400 million people globally. Learn more about Jeremy Goldstein: https://twitter.com/jeremy_gold1 and http://identyme.com/JeremyGoldstein
It prevents the people from accomplishing simple tasks in life like completing school, managing their finances and leading quality lives. Jeremy Goldstein recently hosted a dinner accompanied by fine wine at the Nomad Hotel in New York to raise funds for supporting the efforts of Fountain House. Tickets to the dinner were valued at $3700, and all the proceeds went to Fountain house.
Jeremy Goldstein has been part of a dedicated board at Fountain House since 2010 that is committed to driving the organization’s mission. Initially, it was called ‘We are Not Alone’ to encourage people living with mental illness to seek help for managing their condition and find solace in the fact that many other people were facing a similar challenge.
The organization aims to facilitate the rehabilitation of people living with mental disorders by giving its members opportunities to contribute to the society, live, learn and work in an environment of mutual support.
Fountain House together with its capable board of directors has developed a model that concentrates on encouraging its members to work together and increase their confidence, learn new skills, seek employment and build relationships with other members of the community. Read more: Jeremy Goldstein | Ideamench and Jeremy Goldstein | Slideshare
Its members get a chance to be involved in their communities by working in several departments within the organization including culinary, membership and a range of other activities. For instance, Fountain House owns a farm in New Jersey that its members work on to grow vegetables, flowers, and apples.
Fountain House has succeeded in improving the living standards of people living with mental disorders through its housing programs, employment programs and support programs like the Young Adults program which helps youth living with mental illness to deal with the challenges that their condition poses.
Its model is available in 32 states in the United States and 30 other countries. The model has earned them several honors including the Conard N. Hilton Humanitarian Prize they received in 2014.
Jeremy Goldstein owns a law firm called Jeremy L. Goldstein & Associates. He is an experienced lawyer in administration compensation and corporate governance. He is also a writer and speaker on these issues. Jeremy also serves as the chairman of Mergers and Acquisition sub-committee of the American Bar Association Business Section.
Goldstein has a J.D from the New York University. He also holds an M.A from the University of Chicago. He is considered as one of the leading administration compensation lawyers in New York City.