Over the past 16 years, an extraordinary group of musicians has come together to celebrate the universal power of music. Named for the ancient trade route linking Asia, Africa and Europe, The Silk Road Ensemble, an international collective created by acclaimed cellist Yo-Yo Ma, exemplifies music’s ability to blur geographical boundaries, blend disparate cultures and.. read more →

17 Mar 2018
March 17, 2018

PSTD Common in One in Four Stroke Survivors

Post Traumatic Stress Disorder, PTSD, is most commonly associated with military personnel who have experienced a traumatic episode during wartime. Although PTSD has been tied to war veterans, it is also a prevalent mental disorder for people who have gone through a life-altering and highly stressful event. A new study is reporting that PTSD afflicts.. read more →

  MENTAL ILLNESS IS COMMON Lifetime risk of depression is about 1 in 3, meaning about 400,000 people in Western New York will experience it at some point. About 1 in 5 adults in the U.S. – 43.8 million people – experiences mental illness in a given year. Almost 1 in 25 adults in the.. read more →