Working for mental wellness

Staunton Farm Foundation, through collaboration, innovation and advocacy, is investing in a future where behavioral health is understood, supported, and accepted. Since the Foundation’s establishment in 1937, we continue to advance this mission; join us to spread the word of good work in our community.

In the News

  • Observer-Reporter – One of the newest members of the Greene County Juvenile Court staff is a furry, four-legged assistant that happily greets every person walking into the historic courtroom. Coalbie, an affable, affectionate, 17-month-old beagle mix who was adopted from the Greene County Huma

In the Spotlight

  • Children, teachers, and staff spend a significant amount of time in their school buildings – 1,000 hours a year, actually. While school is a place of learning and growth, it can also be an opportunity to foster positive mental health habits....

  • Knowing that trauma creates a barrier to the development of Pittsburgh’s Black communities, Neighborhood Resilience Project believes Trauma Informed Community Development framework can establish and promote resilient, healing, and healthy communities so that people can be healthy enough to sustain opportunity and realize their potential.......

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Staunton Farm Foundation
Staunton Farm Foundation4 days ago
Black Teen Mental Health isn’t talked about enough. Did you know that students heavily rely on school counseling when seeking help due to lack of health insurance and stigmas about therapy? We need more funding and counseling put into all teen wellness, especially at our Black and under-resourced schools. Read more from the New Pittsburgh Courier at newpittsburghcourier.com/2024/02/05/wheres-the-money-for-black-student-mental-health/. #BlackHistoryMonth #WorkingForMentalWellness
Staunton Farm Foundation
Staunton Farm Foundation1 week ago
Are you #WorkingForMentalWellness and looking to build capacity + strengthen resources within your organization? Learn more about #StauntonFarmFoundation's Capacity Building Grants and apply today at stauntonfarm.org/now-accepting-applications-for-2024-capacity-building-grants. #GrantOpportunity
Staunton Farm Foundation
Staunton Farm Foundation2 weeks ago
Once we’ve wrapped the holidays and rung in the new year, we’re left with lofty (often restrictive) resolutions and the doldrums of winter. Shorter days, barren landscapes, and less sunlight can directly affect your mood.

While not everyone experiences seasonal affective disorder, this is a good time of year to check in on your mental wellness – and the mental wellness of the people around you. Here are a few things to look for in yourself or someone you know. #StauntonFarmFoundation #WorkingforMentalWellness
Staunton Farm Foundation
Staunton Farm Foundation2 weeks ago
People have been meditating for thousands of years, often as part of a spiritual practice. But in more recent years, mindfulness has become a popular way to help people manage their stress and improve their overall well-being — and a wealth of research shows it’s effective. Learn more from the American Psychological Association: apa.org/topics/mindfulness/meditation. #WorkingForMentalWellness