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Get grounded for
your mental health
and well-being.

  • In the next 18 months, Grounding Wire will distribute 60,000 mental health toolkits to residents in SWFL.  These toolkits include techniques to help people strengthen their mental health with daily activities and interactive programs.
     

  • In the next 24 months, we will provide scholarships to more than 10,000 individuals in need so they can get the help they desperately seek.
     

  • Over the next 48 months, we will deliver 1,000 mental fitness programs to more than 1,000,000 Floridians.

OUR GOALS ARE AGGRESSIVE,
BUT ATTAINABLE.

Mental health is probably one of the most important conversations we could have today. It concerns every

one and impacts more families than you can imagine.

About Grounding Wire

Anxiety. Addiction. Depression. Debilitating stress. We have a mental health crisis, and it’s evidenced by the growing number of mass shootings and suicides not only sweeping our nation, but affecting us right here at home.

 

Florida ranks 49th among the states for a lack of access to care to mental-health programs. About 70 percent of the people who need mental-health treatment in this state can’t get it. Either the resources aren’t available or, sometimes, people can’t figure out how to navigate the system to find the resources. We have to do a better job.

 

Grounding Wire is changing the conversation around mental health. We are raising awareness and removing the negative stigma. We are connecting people to resources and helping them navigate the system. We are focused on prevention, empowering people to manage their mental health on a daily basis, and are mainstreaming mental fitness.

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About Mental Health

Mental health According to Hopkins Medicine, an estimated 26% of Americans ages 18 and older -- about 1 in 4 adults -- suffers from a diagnosable mental disorder in a given year.

The burden of mental illness in the United States is among the highest of all diseases, and mental disorders are among the most common causes of disability. Recent figures suggest that approximately 1 in 4 adults in the United States had a mental health disorder in the past year1—most commonly anxiety or depression—and 1 in 17 had a serious mental illness.

 

Mental health disorders also affect children and adolescents at an increasingly alarming rate; in 2010, 1 in 5 children in the United States had a mental health disorder, most commonly attention deficit hyperactivity disorder (ADHD). It is not unusual for either adults or children to have more than one mental health disorder.

 

Mental health is essential to a person’s well-being, healthy family and interpersonal relationships, and the ability to live a full and productive life. People, including children and adolescents, with untreated mental health disorders are at high risk for many unhealthy and unsafe behaviors, including alcohol or drug abuse, violent or self-destructive behavior, and suicide—the 11th leading cause of death in the United States for all age groups and the second leading cause of death among people age 25 to 34.

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Ground yourself.
Mental Health Practices for Children & Adults 

What we believe.

Improving our quality of life starts with grounding ourselves and prioritizing our well-being. 

Our mission is simple.

Revolutionize mental health to help people strengthen their mental fitness and live their best lives. 

 

What we do.

Raise awareness for mental health, offer mental health tools and resources, partner with organizations to help transform the lives of children and families struggling with stress and mental illness and offer funding to for mental health support to those without a means to pay.