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Sunshine From Darkness to host ‘Step Into the Light: A Mental Health Summit’ at Robarts Arena

Sunshine From Darkness will present “Step Into the Light,” a free mental health wellness event, on Oct. 28 from 9 a.m. to 2:30 p.m. ... continue reading

Boost Your Child’s Skills and Confidence this Summer with Herrera Psychology’s Workshops!

Are you looking for a fantastic opportunity to equip your child with essential skills and enhance their confidence? Look no further! Herrera Psychology is ... continue reading

Mental Health Funding Gap in Sarasota County: $8 Million Yet to be Distributed

In Sarasota County, a mental health district was formed two years ago to raise funds for mental health services, but the County Commission has ... continue reading

Groundbreaking Research: Brain & Behavior Research Foundation Announces 2022 Leading Research Achievements!

Exciting news! We’re thrilled to share the 2022 Leading Research Achievements by the Brain & Behavior Research Foundation (BBRF) grantees, prize winners, and scientific ... continue reading

Sunshine From Darkness hosts successful ‘Inspiring Hope Dinner’

SARASOTA, FL – In mid-January, Sunshine From Darkness – a nonprofit organization dedicated to the funding of local mental health and addiction services and ... continue reading

Sunshine From Darkness to Return to Forefront of Mental Health Research

Jeffrey Peterson, son of Lee and Bob Peterson, launched the Lee and Bob Peterson Foundation in 2019 to carry on his parents’ legacy. Jeff, ... continue reading

West Coast Women Features SFD Executive Director Marlene Hauck

She wants us to start having a conversation about mental illness — to learn more and not be afraid or ashamed — all in ... continue reading

Actress/singer Jennifer Holliday headlines Sunshine From Darkness mental health fundraiser

Actress and singer Jennifer Holliday, the original star of “Dreamgirls,” will headline the annual fundraising dinner for Sunshine From Darkness on Jan. 13 at the ... continue reading

Ken Burns’ “Hiding in Plain Sight…”: Candid Interviews, Canned Conclusions

by Miranda Spencer A few months back, I reviewed a small, independent film called “Just Like You: Anxiety and Depression.” It was designed to educate youth, ... continue reading

New 988 Suicide and Crisis Lifeline launched as Sarasota faces mental health crisis

The new 988 Suicide and Crisis Lifeline – a nationwide program launched in mid-July to help make mental health care more accessible – arrives ... continue reading