In May of 2018 Jeremy Goldstein co-hosted a wine dinner in support of the Fountain House, an organization that helps people with mental illness. Mental illness has been deemed the great crisis of our generation by health professionals. Read more: Jeremy Goldstein | Ideamench and Jeremy Goldstein | Slideshare
It is estimated that over 450 million people around the world are affected by some form of mental illness. It has a severe impact on a person’s life such as finding a job, furthering education, having relationships and overall management of their lives. Learn more about Jeremy Goldstein: https://www.quora.com/profile/Jeremy-Goldstein-20
Unfortunately, some people with mental diseases harm themselves or others. The staff at Fountain House are working hard to change the negative outcomes associated with mental illness.
The Fountain House was founded by a small group that met as patients in 1944 and was originally called “We Are Not Alone”.
In 1948, the group purchased a building in New York and changed the name of the organization to Fountain House because of a fountain located on the premises. Jeremy is a member of the board of directors and plays an important role in helping the organization carry out its initiatives.
The Fountain House has an impressive success rate with its patients compared to the rest of the world. Over 42% of the organizations members are employed, compared to only 15% of the general population.
Jeremy Goldstein is an attorney and partner at his small law firm that advises companies on compensation and governance matters. Prior to opening his own firm, he was a partner at a major New York law firm. Jeremy has been involved in many large corporate transactions in recent years to include the acquisition of Goodrich by United Technologies.
Jeremy frequently writes and speaks about issues related to his job and experience. He was also listed as a top lawyer in his profession by The Legal 500.
Mr. Goldstein completed his law education at the following schools: New York University School of Law, University of Chicago and Cornell University.