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Health Through Outreach, Personal Perspectives, and Engagement

HOPE has expanded to reach students from Pre-K through twelfth grades to educate and reduce the stigma surrounding mental health awareness.  Read about the variety of ways the program encourages dialogue about mental health.

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We Step Up for Individuals of All Abilities

The We Step Up workshops offered by JMF offer proactive approach that empowers students of all ages to become upstanders and advocates for themselves and their peers while demonstrating acceptance and respect.

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My “Why JMF” Story

disABILITY Awareness speaker Ashley Jones shares her “why JMF” story and how she highlights the abilities in disabilities.

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JMFitness and the Power of Sports

JMFitness will be highlighted on a new Fox Regional Sports show titled Power of Sports in October.  In this post, we reflect on the growth of the program, the benefits for our athletes and mentors, as well as plans for 2018.

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Home Again at JMF

Mia Taskey has returned to JMF from a teaching experience in Spain.  As an Assistant to Programs, she is excited to be back “home” at JMF.

 

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An Advocate for Others

Junior Board member Ashley Parker’s “Why JMF” has empowered her to become an advocate for herself and others.

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Intern Spotlight: Meet Aubrey Wiest

Meet Aubrey Wiest, a rising senior at The Ohio State University majoring in English with a concentration in literature studies.  Aubrey is wrapping up her second summer internship with JMF.

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Intern Spotlight: Meet Laura Weber

Meet Laura Weber, a senior at Purdue University studying Human Service and Psychology.

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Intern Spotlight: Meet Sarah Guntz

Meet Sarah Guntz, an Exercise Science and Healthy Lifestyle Management double major, who is entering her senior year at Creighton University.

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A View from Both Sides of the Curtain

JMFriends Camp Counselor and former puppeteer Clare Flanagan gives readers a glimpse into her experiences with the puppet troupe…from both sides of the curtain.

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