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Causes: Mental Health, Mental Health & Crisis Intervention

Mission: The Minding Your Mind Foundation leads initiatives to reduce the stigma associated with mental health issues among adolescents in middle and high schools as well as college students. Our outreach programs enlighten families and educators about the warning signs so often masked by normal adolescent behavior and promote open dialogue in schools and at home to encourage families to seek appropriate help.

Target demographics: schools and groups in the Northeast, especially middle school, high school, and college students

Direct beneficiaries per year: 60,000

Geographic areas served: United States

Programs: Speaker Program (provide free young adult speakers to schools and groups), Funding Research (at University of Pennsylvania), Community Outreach (spread our message and resources to the community), Annual Forum (provide free mental health education to the community)

Community Stories

15 Stories from Volunteers, Donors & Supporters

Donor

Rating: 5

Having been thru tough times during my youth, I see an organization in Minding Your Mind created by the pure of heart, run by the conscientious and served by the target audience who desperately need us. All too often we attribute a plethora of actions in our youth as growing pains when in reality many young adults are silently suffering. This program allows the individual to come forward without shame to express their deepest feelings in a safe, positive manner whilst becoming proactive to encourage, foster the most positive paths. It brings light to so many who are hurting in a darkness no one should have to endure. Minding Your Mind has helped to create a community of sharing, kindness and practical resources. I am highly impressed with this program for helping to lift the stigmas to get to root issues for a better tomorrow for us all.
It's time for all of us to pay attention if we honestly want a better, healthier world.

Joshua R.

General Member of the Public

Rating: 5

Thank you for playing a vital part in Pennylvania. As a founder of Walk ON Foundation, a non profit located in Pennsylvania that is focused on medical needs we are thankful to have you here.

General Member of the Public

Rating: 5

This program can definitely save lives and helps young adults to cope with life and how to handle hard times and situations with a positive outlook on life.

General Member of the Public

Rating: 5

Minding your Mind works hard to change the lives of teens everywhere. This program really impacts them and helps teach them how to cope through difficult times.

Volunteer

Rating: 5

I think this is a great organization that helps save lives. I think that their mission is a real boon to the children and young adults whom they educate about mental health issues

Professional with expertise in this field

Rating: 5

Minding Your Mind is providing mental health education to adolescents. While this topic is often avoided, it is important that young adults learn the signs of symptoms of these illnesses as the age of onset is during the teen years.

General Member of the Public

Rating: 5

Minding Your Mind is a great organization that helps provide a voice for adolescents and young adults in the community. It lets us know that we are not alone

Donor

Rating: 5

Pleased to support this much needed organization. It provides a much needed service on an often avoided topic, mental health

Professional with expertise in this field

Rating: 5

Minding Your Mind provides mental health education to middle and high school students, their teachers and parents without cost to schools and other interested community organizations.

Donor

Rating: 5

More than happy to help such a great organization continue their mission of changing minds and saving lives.