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An Ounce of Prevention is Worth a Pound of Cure.

Today’s middle and high school students face growing social pressures including bullying, drugs and alcohol, sex, self-harming, anxiety, and depression. Well-informed parents and caregivers are the first line of defense.

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Empowering young people. Enhancing their communities.

Jana Marie Foundation empowers young people, especially young women, to make positive choices, practice self-respect and maintain healthy relationships by providing opportunities for personal growth and creative expression.

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Wellness Forums for Young People.

Jana Marie Foundation is offering a Wellness Forum for Young Women on Saturday, October 20. Registration will begin on September 15. Please check back for more details.

An Evening of Hope Healing and Remembrance

Join Jana Marie Foundation for An Evening of Hope, Healing and Remembrance on September 10 from 5:15pm - 8pm at Millbrook Marsh Nature Center.

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Mental and emotional health are equally as important as physical well-being; yet stigma and shame surround the topics making them taboo to discuss. That is why Jana Marie Foundation has made as its mission to increase protective factors for young people and raise awareness for mental wellness and suicide prevention.

Since our inception in 2012, Jana Marie Foundation has harnessed the power of creative expression and dialogue to spark conversations, build connections and promote mental wellness in young people and their communities. 



 Poem and drawing by Jana  Vicere

Once I wished upon a star,

But I knew my wish wouldn’t come true,

So it didn’t.


Once I prayed up to my God,

But I knew my prayers wouldn’t be answered,

So they weren’t.


Once I planned the perfect day,

But I knew my plans wouldn’t work out, 

So they didn’t.


Once I hoped against all odds,

But instead of doubting, I believed,

So my hopes came true.