Hearst Magazine’s Editorial Director Ellen Levine and advocate, author Lee Woodruff will discuss depression, anxiety and suicide, and the importance of removing the stigma from mental illness on Monday, June 15, 2015 at 11 a.m. reception; 12 p.m. to 2 p.m. luncheon at the Metropolitan Club: One East 60th Street, Manhattan. Woodruff is the author of three books, including “In An Instant,” a New York Times best-seller that also garnered critical acclaim for its compelling and humorous chronicle of her family’s journey to recovery following her husband Bob’s roadside bomb injury in Iraq. She serves as co-founder of the Bob Woodruff Foundation which has raised more than $20 million to help veterans successfully reintegrate into their communities and receive critical long-term care. Levine made publishing history in October 1994 as the first woman to be named editor-in-chief of Good Housekeeping since the magazine was founded in 1885. During her tenure, she was instrumental in launching new titles at Hearst Magazines, including O, The Oprah Magazine, the most successful magazine launch ever. In May 2006, Ms. Levine was appointed editorial director at Hearst Magazines. In addition to many other awards, Levine received is the first annual Media Award by the American College of Neuropsychopharmacology for the numerous articles on mental illness she published in Good Housekeeping. Tickets are $300.
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