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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!  

SC Educator and Business Summit

Mental Fitness delivered its evidence-based program: “How to Manage and Prevent Serious Mental Illness and Eating Disorders in Schools” to over 75 educators at the SC Educator and Business Summit, held in Greenville, SC in collaboration with the SC Department of Education.  Learn more about bringing the program to your school by contacting us.

Mental Fitness Founder in the News!

graciously re-posted from Herald-Journal Spartanburg couple launches mental health technology company MAY 1, 2017 by Trevor Anderson Sharpen, which is a platform founded by Robyn Hussa Farrell and her husband, Tim Farrell, seeks to help individuals suffering from mental illness and their families. A technology company started in 2014 at The Iron Yard’s digital health […]

Mental Fitness Partners with SHARPEN Health App!

Mental Fitness is thrilled to announce its partnership with Resiliency Technologies — to launch its evidence-based eating disorders trainings through mobile applications targeted to specific audiences. The product will launch in the end of April 2017.  Stay tuned for details! Sharpen Demo from Tim Farrell on Vimeo.

Mental Fitness Research Publication

After five years working in collaboration with national researchers to bring evidence-based, arts-focused eating disorder prevention programs to schools, our ‘How To Manage Serious Mental Illness’ program was published in Eating Disorders: The Journal of Treatment and Prevention.  Mental Fitness would like to thank the more than 700 educators who participated in Spartanburg School District […]

Mindful Teachers Interview Our Founder Robyn Hussa

Robyn Hussa sits down with Mindful Teachers to discuss how yoga and mindfulness can increase the quality of life for those struggling with mental health disorders and substance abuse. You’ve taught yoga and meditation to people with addictions and eating disorders. How does this help in their recovery process, and how do you integrate it with […]

#RealDeal Blog for Body Image and Prevention!

In 2009 we launched our WATRD #RealDeal blog (We Are The Real Deal dot org) with over 40 contributors including experts in psychology, medicine, dietetics, yoga and public health.  The site has been awarded for its eating disorder prevention and powerful body image and self-esteem boosting posts. Learn more at WeAreTheRealDeal!

MindfulTeachers.org — 8 Principles of Trauma Informed Mindfulness

Graciously re-posted from MindfulTeachers.org, this post was written by Mental Fitness Founder, Robyn Hussa Farrell, MFA, E-RYT. These principles are excerpted from an online course for educators who wish to learn how to teach mindfulness in the classroom setting. For details or more information, please feel free to email the author at rfarrell[at]mentalfitnessinc[dot]org. Because of […]