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Move for Mental Health 

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MOVEMENT MAKES YOU FEEL BETTER!

 Physical activity has an immediate positive impact on the brain, reducing stress and anxiety while improving focus and mood and has been shown to reduce the severity of depression and other mental illness. If you're feeling overwhelmed, sad, irritated or anxious -- move for mental health!

 

Below are FREE programs, resources and tools to help you increase physical activity and

support your overall well-being. 

Winter STREAK

Free, 12-week program; physical activity, nutrition and well-being resources (includes extensive resource library).

Healthy Communities Partnership of Greater Franklin County

Provides variety of FREE youth and family supports including youth drug & alcohol prevention, student assistance program, strengthening families, go girls go, etc.

Franklin County Behavioral Health Providers Map

This resource provides information about mental health providers, youth / adolescent specialties, and drug and alcohol providers located in or near Franklin County.

Free 988 Window Clings

Help promote 988 - the national Suicide & Crisis LifeLine. Display window clings on mirrors, windows, inside your facilities.

Need Help Now?

Are you in crisis now? Call or text    988 or go to your local Emergency
Room or call 911 as soon as possible. You can also call Keystone Health Crisis Intervention 24/7
at 717-264-2555 or 866-918-2555 or the Mental Health Association of Franklin/Fulton Counties at
717-264-2916 or for 24/7 access at   1-800-662-HELP.

Everybody Walk Across Pennsylvania

Free, 8-week walking program for individuals, schools, employers, communities; April 1, 2024 to May 27, 2024; Register by March 29 for walking program here. 

Those who live or work in Franklin County are eligible for a chance to win a $50 giftcard to Giant; participants must register here by March 29 for incentive.

Mental Health Association of Franklin/Fulton Counties

Provides variety of FREE services including support groups, helpline, suicide prevention, mental health conference & SEL training.

Mental Health America - Workplace Mental Health Toolkit

MHA is the nation’s leading community-based nonprofit dedicated to addressing the needs of those living with mental illness and promoting the overall mental health of all. With the support of Walgreens, MHA has created an easy-tofollow toolkit for all levels of the work environment.

Moving Matters

Regular physical activity is one of the most important things you can do for your health. Being active benefits your mind and body. Explore this website to get tips and tools to help your community get moving.

myStrength

A flexible and convenient digital program with proven tools and dedicated staff for emotional health support. FREE. Use COMMUNITYSERVICES code.

GO (Get Outdoors) Franklin

Get Outdoors (GO) Franklin! is a summer-long physical activity initiative, conducted in partnership with Franklin County Libraries, that encourages children and families to visit parks and trails in and around Franklin County, PA. Program starts June 1st, 2024!

Promote Physical Activity in the Workplace

As an employer, you can help improve the health of your employees and create healthier communities by promoting physical activity in your workplace and surrounding community.

Move for Mental Health Flyers

 Move for Mental Health - Employer Flyer

Move for Mental Health-

General Flyer

Where to Go for Mental Health Decision Tree

Mental Health Awareness Month

Celebrate Each Day in May Flyer

 CHECK OUT THE FOLLOWING TOOLS & RESOURCES! 

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Move Your Way in Franklin County

A guide featuring local trails, resources & benefits of moving! In English and Spanish.

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Recreational Facilities Map

Explore this interactive map to find trails, parks, gyms & rec centers near you!

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Let's Play in Franklin County

A guide  to free & low cost physical activity opportunities for youth.

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