70% of people can't access or afford

the depression support they want and need.

REVOLUTION
STARTS HERE

Our sustainable solution:

 

Empowering communities to help themselves through a volunteer, peer-run public mental health program*

  

We empower "everyday heroes" from diverse backgrounds and professions with lived experience of depression and recovery to positively transform the wellbeing of their own communities by training them to lead local LiveWell depression support groups-- unique psychoeducational behavioral health groups designed to teach people the skills they need to reduce symptoms and relapses of depression, and to increase wellbeing.  

 

Our peer-led, community-based support groups are always FREE and open to the public: no health insurance or referral required, and walk-ins welcome. 

*Peer-led interventions are not only a cost-effective way to reach a wide and diverse population, but they are also proven to be as effective as psychotherapy for the longterm treatment of depression.

Our mission:  

  

Dedicated to reducing the impact that depression has on our communities, the LiveWell Foundation aims to raise public awareness and understanding of depression, and to seek innovative solutions for helping people live well. 

The LiveWell Foundation works to:

  • Ensure all people living with depression have equal access to effective mental health services

 

  • Increase access to depression support through peer-led, community-based interventions that are free and open to the public

  • Transform lives through the LiveWell Program©:  a one-of-a-kind, psychoeducational behavioral health curriculum

 

  • Advocate for peer-led interventions to become a routine part of depression treatment

 

  • Reduce the stigma of depression (and its related mental health issues)

 -- Dr. Aaron T. Beck, MD, the 'father' of Cognitive Behavioral Therapy (CBT)

"The LiveWell Foundation's work is very important, and should make a real impact on [the treatment of] chronic depression."

Meet Our Team

Volunteer Peer

Facilitators

 

The heart and soul of our community-based program!

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At

the

Helm

 

Founding Executive Director

and other movers-and-shakers

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Board

of

Directors

 

Providing governance and advocating for our work

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Our Community Partners

 

And new programs in the community!

LiveWell

Foundation

contact@livewell-foundation.org

267.530.3739

PA EIN: 81-4711726

If you are in crisis, please call the National Suicide Prevention Lifeline at 1-800-273-TALK (8255) 

or contact the Crisis Text Line by texting TALK to 741741

 

The LiveWell Foundation does not provide emergency services. 

 

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