Mental Health Awareness Month

APRIL 30: MEDIA LITERACY FOR MIDDLE SCHOOL AGED GIRLS

Please join Jana Marie Foundation during this one day interactive forum designed to build personal strength and self-esteem. This event is free for young women in grades 6-8.

 

MAY 1 – 31: ART EXHIBIT AT MOUNT NITTANY MEDICAL CENTER

A powerful art exhibit highlighting the importance of mental wellness. Sponsored by Jana Marie Foundation

 

MAY 1 – 31: STOMPERS PROJECT® EXHIBIT AT SCHLOW LIBRARY

The Stompers Project® by Jana Marie Foundation is a unique community project designed to break down barriers and stomp out the stigma that surrounds mental and emotional well-being. Many of our community Stompers will be onsite as well as artwork and thoughts from the sessions.

 

MAY 1 – 31: MOKITA™ TRUNK SHOW

Jana Marie Foundation, Skills of Central PA, and Beck Psychotherapy have teamed up to bring the Mokita™ Trunk Show to the Centre County community. Elephant cutouts have been painted by artists from our community and are placed in store front windows throughout Downtown State College.

 

MAY 1 – 31: MOKITA™ PHOTOGRAPHY

We all have a story. We all have an elephant. This moving photography exhibit will acknowledge elephants that exist in our community and the healthy ways that members cope. Sponsored by Jana Marie Foundation.

 

MAY 5: FIRST FRIDAY

We are excited to partner with Skills of Central PA, Beck Psychotherapyand the Downtown Improvement District for this annual event. First Friday goers will be provided with the chance to experience and participate in various forms of creative expression, view art in store front windows, engage in community conversations and focus on mental wellness. Visit firstfridaystatecollege.com for a complete list of activities.

 

MAY 9 – 10: CENTRE GIVES

Help us continue providing experiential programs mental wellness through creative expression. Donate to Jana Marie Foundation during this 36 hour online giving event.

 

MAY 16: STRAIGHT TALK: MENTAL HEALTH MATTERS

It takes a village to raise a child. Please join us for this powerful straight talk on the importance of mental health and how community agencies, medical and counseling professionals, State College Area School District administration and students are working together to help support youth in our area.  The evening will consist of a short presentation by Dr. Weidemer followed by a panel discussion. The Straight Talk Series is brought to the Centre County area by Jana Marie Foundation, Youth Service Bureau, Communities that Care and State College Area School District.

 

JUNE 4: OUTDOOR STRONG

Jana Marie Foundation and the Women’s Adventure Club of Centre County present the first annual hike and outdoor program for girls, women, their families and friends. Please join us for a day of outdoor adventure and fun. This event is rain or shine. All proceeds benefit the Jana Marie Foundation.