Loading

Teacher Tools

Mindfulness in Schools Program Update

For the last 14 years we have been delivering evidence-based programs that have shown to prevent mental health and substance use disorders. And of all of them — our “5...

Postvention Training for School Professionals

  We are grateful to South Carolina Youth Suicide Prevention Initiative for partnering with us to lead postvention trainings this week for Spartanburg County schools and universities through our suicide...

Our Mindfulness Program at APA Conference!

  Our 5 Minute Mindfulness program is in the news!  We collaborated with Edward Via College of Osteopathic Medicine (VCOM) to roll out an exciting mindfulness project at Upward Sports...

Media Can Impact Suicide Risk

It is important for those interested in suicide prevention and postvention to understand the impact media plays on suicide risk.  Here are a few important findings. 1. In 2008 the...

Substance Use Prevention “Tour” for Schools

  In 2018, Mental Fitness partnered with The Forrester Center for Behavioral Health and the SC Youth Suicide Prevention Initiative to bring a 4 hour symposium “tour” to schools.  The...

Suicide Prevention Initiative in Spartanburg!

Mental Fitness has teamed up with the Suicide Prevention Office (SC Youth Suicide Prevention Initiative or SCYSPI) to create the Spartanburg Suicide Prevention Initiative, servicing all Spartanburg schools and colleges....

Suicide Prevention for Schools and Community Members

September is Suicide Prevention Month One in three children in America are currently struggling with mental illnesses[1] such as depression[2], anxiety disorders, addictions and eating disorders.  Although these numbers are...

Watch Spartanburg’s Got Talent — Finals here!

We had over 100 acts audition.  We had 21 acts compete in the semi-finals. And in May, 2018, we had just 7 acts compete in the FINALS. Watch the entire...

Managing Stress This Holiday Season!

10 Quick Tips for Managing Stress This Holiday Season (and Always)! by Robyn Hussa Farrell, MFA, E-RYT With the holidays upon us, life can quickly become stressful.  Though it is...

Mental Fitness Awards 2017!

Mental Fitness is grateful to be honored with the following awards this year: — Girl Scouts of South Carolina – Mainlands to Midlands 2017 Women of Distinction — Robyn Hussa...