Healthy Residents, Healthy Community

From Stigma Free Fishers, which brings awareness to mental health issues through new community-focused actions, to over 132 miles of paved and nature trails and 24 parks where you can enjoy #ecotherapy, the health and wellness of our residents is at the forefront of everything we do.

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5 Places to Destress Around Fishers

5 Places to Destress Around Fishers

Having places to destress is essential for your mental, physical, social, and emotional health. Luckily, our vibrant city possesses many unique places to do so. In honor of May Mental Health Awareness Month, I created a list of five of places you can sit back, relax,...

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5 Tips for Managing Holiday Stress

5 Tips for Managing Holiday Stress

Is it here already? Are they over yet? Yes, it is here! The holiday season is after all the “most wonderful time of the year”, or is it? For some of us holidays with loved ones can be stressful, for others it can be a joyous time, while others may find it normal....

Ways to Destress Your Kids Before School Starts

Ways to Destress Your Kids Before School Starts

I know what you’re thinking… destress my kids from summer? Well, summer break can be taxing and back to school adds a lot of pressure and anxiety on already exhausted kids. Setting them up for a successful start to a new school year is crucial, so I’ve compiled a few...

Mental Health Monday: Activities To Do With Your Kids This Summer

Mental Health Monday: Activities To Do With Your Kids This Summer

Hey Alexa, play “School’s Out” by Alice Cooper! School’s out for the summer, which sparks all the excitement of fun in the sun! Most of us associate the end of the school year with a sense of freedom and relaxation, but for some kids the lack of structure, physical...

Mental Health Monday: Protecting Your Teenager’s Mental Health

Mental Health Monday: Protecting Your Teenager’s Mental Health

Teenagers today are facing increasing mental health issues as stressors from school, social media, and the political climate increase. From 2005 to 2015, the National Survey on Drug Use and Health found a far more rapid increase in the rate of depression among youth...

3 Ways to Strengthen Your Mental Health

3 Ways to Strengthen Your Mental Health

Many of us are feeling more worried, exhausted, burned out, and depressed, and studies have shown that stress levels are reported to have doubled. Our lives have been hit hard with changes in family dynamics, roles at work, financial stability, isolation, and grief...

Meet Your Neighbors: The Men Behind Mental Health in Fishers

Meet Your Neighbors: The Men Behind Mental Health in Fishers

Join the community during Mental Health Awareness Month in creating a Stigma Free Fishers through events, community stories, and educational opportunities all month long. Learn more at thisisfishers.com/MentalHealthMonth and share how you are bringing awareness to...

Mental Health Monday: 5 Ways to Help Kids Cope with Stress

Mental Health Monday: 5 Ways to Help Kids Cope with Stress

April is Stress Awareness Month. Stress is defined as any type of change that causes physical, emotional, or psychological strain. As adults, we all experience stress at one time or another. Whether we’re busy trying to manage the challenges of regular day to day life...

Running for My Mental Health

Running for My Mental Health

If you would have told me years ago that I would run for fun, and for a reason other than fitness, I would have laughed. I didn’t think I could ever be a “runner”—runners enjoy every minute of the run (false), they’re fast (false), and they always prefer to run...