Matthew Silverman Memorial Foundation

Matthew Silverman Memorial Foundation


Fox 11 LA "Matthew Silverman Memorial Foundation holds annual golf classic for suicide prevention"

May 22, 2017

MSMF Founder Ron Silverman and one of 2017 Matt's Heroes Award  winners, Retired Major General Dana Pittard (who went to war on suicide)  appear on GOOD LA. Both Ron and Dana are committed to early mental health education for students.


Beverly Hills High Senior Named Teen Hero By Matthew Silverman Foundation

May 19, 2017 

by Laura Coleman of the Beverly Hills Courier


In recognition of her work, the Westwood-based Matthew Silverman Memorial Foundation has named Rebecca this year’s “Teen Hero.” She will receive the award on Monday at the 5th Annual Matt’s Foundation Golf Classic at the El Caballero Country Club in Tarzana.


CBS Los Angeles "People Making A Difference”

Student teaches that asking for help is a strength. A MSMF program. Aired April 28, 2017,  at 5:00 pm. It is beautiful. 

CBS Los Angeles KCBS-TVand KCAL-TV reporter Amy Johnson on “People Making A Difference” which aired April 28, 2017,  showcases a MSMF Presents event with Ross Szabo, national youth mental health advocate, at Harvard-Westlake Upper School. The program request was initiated by H-W student Sophia Van Iderstine when she reached out Matt’s Foundation for mental health help for her graduating class.


GOOD DAY LA - Matthew Silverman Memorial Foundation raises money for depression awareness

Start the conversation that may save a life: Fox Los Angeles KTTV-TV Hal Eisner IN DEPTH show on teen suicide

April 16, 2017 

Hal Eisner, host of In Depth, on Fox Los AngelesKTTV-TV invited founder Ron Silverman to appear on this blockbuster of a show on teen suicide which aired April 16, 2017. 

Also appearing on the show are coach David Stradling, a 2016 Matt's Hero Teacher Award winner, who saved a student from suicide,  and Daniel Kohanbash, a Beverly Hills High School junior who was so bullied for years he thought seriously about self-harm. Daniel credits Matt's Foundation-sponsored mental health programs and exhibits with helping him to recover from the trauma. 


CBS Los Angeles on "Send Silence Packing"

April 11, 2017


MSMF Media Partner CBS Los Angeles KCBS-TV and KCAL-TV covered the MSMF-sponsored /Active Minds- created award-winning traveling exhibit "Send Silence Packing" and presentation by nationally acclaimed youth mental health advocate Jordan Burnham at East Los Angeles College


Speaker shares story of depression, recovery with Saugus High School

March 24, 2017

The SIGNAL’s Christina Cox covers MSMF-funded /Active Minds-produced award winning youth mental health speaker Jordan Burnham at Saugus High School: he tells his story of years of being bullied, hospitalized for severe depression and surviving his attempted suicide from 90-foot fall to encourage help-seeking as courageous and strong.

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