Attorney Jeremy Goldstein along with Wine Diner Chairs and friends, Jim Finkel and Omar Khan hosted 2 wine diners in May to support Fountain House. The wine diners were able to raise over $56,000 dollars for the self-help program.
Fountain House was formed in 1944 by six former patients at Rockland State Hospital in New York. With some outside support the six patients were able to purchase a small building that would become their first center for helping those with the same illness they suffered from. Learn more about Jeremy Goldstein: https://www.visualcv.com/jeremygoldstein and https://www.avvo.com/attorneys/10019-ny-jeremy-goldstein-978103.html#client_reviews
With millions of people all over the world suffering from mental illness Fountain House is dedicated to helping both men and women with mental illness manage relationships, find jobs, and care for themselves. Fountain House is able to accomplish these goals with the help of their leadership team and board of directors, which Jeremy Goldstein is a member.
Jeremy was a former member of a large New York law firm. Currently he is a partner at a the boutique law firm Jeremy L. Goldstein & Associates.
Fountain House has been very successful since their creation in 1948. It’s hard to believe but 85% of people living with mental illness do not have a job. The Fountain House team has worked hard to achieve a 42% employment rate for their members. Overall Fountain House has been a much-needed help for so many people suffering from mental illness. Read more: Jeremy Goldstein | Ideamensch and Jeremy Goldstein | Chambers and Partners
Community involvement is one way the program works to get everyone involved. This program leads to increased self-esteem and a better feeling of community. Fountain Houses’ programs have been replicated in over 32 states and 30 different countries.