Get to know us
We established our non-profit organization in 2010 as a 501 C organization with a mission to prioritize mental health and education. Our main objective is to provide support and resources to individuals struggling with mental health issues, as well as promote awareness and understanding of mental well-being within our community. Additionally, we are committed to enhancing educational opportunities for underprivileged individuals by offering scholarships and educational programs. Over the years, our organization has made significant strides in advocating for mental health and promoting education through various initiatives and campaigns. We firmly believe that by addressing these important aspects of human development, we can create a more resilient and empowered society.
Mission & Vision
Self Knowledge Base & Foundation is a non-profit organization with the sole mission to support, educate and provide therapeutic and coaching services to empower individuals and families living with the challenges of mental health disorders.
We want to make it easier for people to access information and services for mental health. This would be including but not limited to making it easier for people to use their insurance for services.
We want to increase awareness by giving access to information that is research based and practical.
We believe that mental health issues impact social issues, including education, homelessness, and poverty.
We help match families with resources to help move them toward a more productive life.
We provide therapeutic services, seminars, coaching, workshops and other support related to mental health.
We provide coaching services that go hand in hand with our therapeutic services. See below for more information.
Mental Health by the Numbers
Mental health conditions are increasing worldwide. Here are a few quick stats¹ to consider:
19.86% of American adults are experiencing a mental illness, 4.91% of whom are experiencing a severe mental illness
Mental illness ranges in prevalence by state, ranging from 16.37% of the population in New Jersey to 26.86% in Utah
11.1% of adults in the U.S. (over 5.5 million) with a mental illness remain uninsured
Over half (56%) of American adults with mental illness receive no treatment
The Impact of Mental Health Charities on Wellness:
Emotional and mental well-being sits at the core of almost everything we do. Without it, our relationships, productivity levels, and physical health suffer. Our mental health charity creates organic avenues for peer support, mental health research, and access to qualified providers. Our work allows people to receive the care, education, and in some cases funding or other direct/indirect financial support they need to overcome their mental disorders and live their fullest lives.
We provide advocacy, education, mental health support, and public awareness so all individuals and families affected by mental illness can recover. We are one of a few non profit organizations that focus on sharing scientifically based and researched information that is up to date. Infodemics and misinformation negatively affect people’s health behaviours, new WHO review finds. The review indicated that Incorrect interpretations of health information, often negatively impact people’s mental health. Source
We promote and disseminate trustworthy health information with the help of health authorities, researchers, and clinicians to outweigh false or misleading health information disseminated in social media and other means by which misinformation about mental health may spread.
Here are some more ways we help:
Education programs and support groups
Public policy reform
Public awareness events and activities, including mental illness awareness week.
Donations either directly or indirectly to help people find help for mental health issues.
Every year, we help over 10,000 people in more than 11 states in USA with the message of hope and ways that can help them see that help is real. Annually, our work to provide mental health resources connects 4,000 people to services like crisis lines, support groups, and affordable local mental health resources through our find help tools and our newsletters.
Since 2009, we have responded to 125,000 messages from people worldwide, traveled more than 200, 000 miles to meet people in their communities, shared more than 505 blog posts, and launched 7 books, weekly newsletter and weekly seminars to let others know they’re not alone.
We also offers:
College re-entry and young adult programming help
Policy and advocacy work
Mental health emergency response
Evaluation of system barriers to develop practical solutions
Crisis text line using empathy and innovation to promote mental well being. We provide 24/7, high quality and text based mental health support by empowering a community of trained volunteers
We're on a mission to change the way the housing market works. Rather than offering one service or another, we want to combine as many and make our clients' lives easy and carefree. Our goal is to match our clients with the perfect properties that fit their tastes, needs, and budgets.
We want to live in a world where people can buy homes that match their needs rather than having to find a compromise and settle on the second-best option. That's why we take a lot of time and care in getting to know our clients from the moment they reach out to us and ask for our help.
Our strength lies in our individuality. Set up by Esther Bryce, the team strives to bring in the best talent in various fields, from architecture to interior design and sales.
We are extremely fortunate to have a dedicated team of volunteers who support us in our mission. One individual who has remained a constant pillar of our non-profit organization is Michelle Rad. Her unwavering passion and commitment have been instrumental in the success and growth of our foundation. Michelle's invaluable contributions have made a profound impact on the lives of those we serve. With her tireless efforts and selflessness, she has inspired our team and motivated us to continue making a difference in our community. We are grateful for Michelle's ongoing dedication and grateful for all our volunteers who generously give their time and energy to help us along the way.
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