We believe movement can improve lives. We’re here to give you the tools and resources to achieve a healthier mind through the power of movement.
With the belief that physical health is a key component of mental health, the purpose of The Move for Mind Foundation is to promote awareness, create an open dialogue, and provide philanthropic support for mental health through community events, programming, and partnerships.
There is a drastic need for improvement in the mental health of our communities. The primary focus of Move for Mind is to improve the mental health of those who need it most, and utilizing movement as a way to achieve this.
addressing the facts
1/5 adults experience a mental illness in America
1/7 young adults battled substance abuse disorder in 2017
1/3 adults do not receive the suggested weekly amount of exercise
who is affected?
Approx. 25% of Americans aged 18-25 years old have reported having various mental disorders
Approx. 24% of state prisoners have a recent history of a mental health condition
Approx. 26% of homeless adults staying in shelters live with serious mental illness
Over 67,000 drug overdose deaths in the US in 2018
Over 48,000 suicide deaths in the US in 2018
At least 2.8 million people die yearly due to obesity
Move for Mind is powered by a devoted team of passionate, creative, and innovative mental health advocates and movers. Inspired by unique personal backgrounds, and driven by a desire to affect change in our communities, the Move for Mind Mission is achieved thanks to these hardworking individuals.