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Help Us Build Resilience in Youth!

Six reasons to include Mental Fitness in your year-end giving! See our full Annual Report here.

2017 Honors and Awards for Mental Fitness / Leadership

It has been a busy year for us at Mental Fitness and we are so proud to announce some important honors and awards.  In particular, we are grateful to our donors, sponsors and partners for assisting us in delivering our evidence-based programs.   We are truly honored that our FLOURISH program is being recognized by […]

Mental Health and the Educator Experience Symposium!

Join Mental Fitness, SC Thrive, The Forrester Center who have co-Directed the first Mental Health and the Educator Experience Symposium — free to Spartanburg, Cherokee and Union County educators.  Our team has collaborated with the agencies involved in the United Way of the Piedmont’s Behavioral Health Task Force to bring this powerful 2 day symposium […]

Announcing #sharpenWARRIOR for Military Veterans

Mental Fitness is thrilled to be one of the collaborators involved in launching #sharpenWARRIOR app for active military, veterans and their families. Created in collaboration with Upstate Warrior Solution (a nonprofit agency servicing veterans in the Upstate region of South Carolina) and Resiliency Technologies, #sharpenWARRIOR brings evidence-based content on PTSD, traumatic brain injury, posttraumatic growth […]

2017 NEDA Walk in Spartanburg!

Join us for the first-ever National Eating Disorders Association (NEDA) NEDA Walk in Spartanburg!  Working in collaboration with  Spartanburg County School District Six Spartanburg, South Carolina Spartanburg School District 7 YMCA of Greater Spartanburg, NEDAWalks educate affected individuals and their families, while raising vital funds in the fight against eating disorders. Register here: www.nedawalk.org/spartanburg2017

Sharpen App Beta-Test Results!

We are so thrilled to be partnering with Sharpen to connect our evidence-based educational programs to targeted audiences.  In our July beta-test with active military, veterans and clinicians we learned the following:

Flourish Summer Camp Recap!

Louise Fagan led a writing and performance workshop for the 2017 Flourish resilience camp! Our Flourish peer-led resilience summer camps were a smashing success and we couldn’t have done it without our patrons, partners and sponsors who made it happen! Special thanks to our sponsors: Spartanburg Regional Healthcare System, CONNECT Spartanburg, Converse College, Edward Via […]

Mental Fitness Facilitator program

Mental Fitness has proudly trained three Facilitators as part of a Train-The-Trainer initiative for our “Managing and Preventing Serious Mental Illness and Eating Disorders in Schools” program — the only evidence-based program for K-12 schools. Educators, School Counselors and Professionals are invited to join the team and become a certified Mental Fitness Facilitator — a […]

Compassionate Schools Summer Summit!

Mental Fitness is proud to be collaborating with Dr. Jennifer Parker and the USC Upstate Child Advocacy Studies program’s Compassionate Schools Summer Summit, 2017, providing the mindfulness research and techniques for educators. Held in June and in July in Spartanburg, the three day summit is open to educators in the state of South Carolina.  

Flourish Resiliency Intensives!

Join us in August 2017 for our Flourish Resiliency Intensives through performing arts!