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Web-based video discussions on the mental, emotional and physical well-being of our youth. Each video is designed in easy to access chapters. View our videos.
Released in January 2015
A unique community project designed to break down barriers and stomp out the stigma that surrounds mental health through the use of art, music and stories.
Jana Marie Foundation
501(c)(3) nonprofit corporation
Founded: February 2012
President: Marisa Vicere
Goal: Address mental health and wellness for adolescents in Central Pennsylvania.
Straight Talk: Real conversations for people who care about kids
Offered in partnership with State College Area School District, Communities that Care Partnership and Youth Service Bureau
A monthly seminar designed to reduce and prevent substance abuse and to encourage positive youth development and decisions throughout our community.
Empowering Young People. Enhancing Their Community.
Jana Marie Foundation harnesses the power of creative expression and dialogue to spark conversations, build connections, and promote mental well-being among young people and their communities.
We envision communities working together to knock down walls and transform emotional distress into resiliency and hope.