We're on a mission to make the world a better place for adults and children living with challenges and/or illness related to their mental health.

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The First International Conference on the Role of Physical Activities in Mental Health

Join us for a dynamic one-day international conference dedicated to exploring the vital connection between physical activities and mental health. This groundbreaking event will bring together leading experts, researchers, and practitioners from around the world to delve into the transformative impact of exercise, sports, and movement therapies on mental well-being. Through engaging presentations, panel discussions, and interactive workshops, attendees will gain valuable insights into innovative approaches for integrating physical activities into mental health care practices. Don’t miss this unparalleled opportunity to deepen your understanding and contribute to the advancement of holistic mental health support.

Five Fifty Fifty Run/Walk for Mental Health

We would like to extend our heartfelt gratitude and appreciation to everyone who participated in our Five Fifty Fifty Run/Walk for Mental Health series. Your support and dedication have made a significant impact in raising awareness and promoting mental health advocacy. Your presence on the track, your fundraising efforts, and your commitment to spreading the message of mental well-being have touched the lives of many. Together, we have taken important strides towards breaking the stigma surrounding mental health, fostering understanding, and providing resources for those in need. Thank you for joining us in this vital journey towards a healthier and more compassionate world. Your unwavering support truly makes a difference!

Congratulations Dr. Korkor!

We are so proud of our Founder, Dr. Adel Korkor, for his first TEDx Talk as part of TEDxOcala at the College of Central Florida where he speaks on his personal journey with Mental Health. His experience is now supported by numerous scientific studies and research, hence supporting his view that “Motion Impacts Emotion”.

ABKF + Fit Kids

Brain Science & Physical Activity

Our newest initiative, Why Move? brings together brain science and physical activity, in the best possible ways. Why Move? is piloting a new approach that sees kids developing a habit of being more active while learning about their brain and emotions. Couple that knowledge with strategies for developing mindfulness, kindness, and compassion towards others, and you’ve forged a stronger foundation for a healthy life. We’re bringing the Why Move? initiative to 15 states in 2023, for a two-year pilot program. Our dream of bringing Why Move? to every school district in the nation is a long-term goal. One of our partners in Why Move? is Fit Kids




"I believe depression is legitimate. But I also believe that if you don’t exercise, eat nutritious food, get sunlight, get enough sleep, consume positive material, surround yourself with support, then you aren’t giving yourself a fighting chance."
Jim Carrey
Jim Carrey

How We Help

Improving access to affordable mental healthcare

Scholarships for mental health education and certification to Nurse Practitioners and Physician Assistants.
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Sponsoring Mental Health Literacy

College Education program incorporated in all health care discipline college curriculums. (Carroll University, Waukesha)
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Backing Creative Strategies to Discuss Mental Wellness

ART with Impact brings stigma to its knees by introducing mental health topics to college campuses through film, theater, music and poetry.
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Supporting Suicide Prevention

Through providing access to peer support Hope Squads in middle schools and high schools.
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Funding Early Detection and Behavioral Health Treatment

Penfield Children’s Clinic (Milwaukee, Wisconsin) and Marquette University’s Applied Behavior Analysis program.
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Assisting New Ways to Talk About Feelings While Respecting Culture

Yalla! Let’s Talk provides opportunities for Arab-identifying millennials and Gen Z youth to share and talk in a variety of formats, from anywhere in the world.
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Providing Mental Health Education

Mental health webinars available free to the public.
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Support Mental Health Services for Unrepresented Communities

Supporting Mental Health For Displaced Individuals, Frontline and Essential Workers and Refugees (Acute Trauma Assessment and Intervention).
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Finding Multiple Ways to Reach Out and Talk About Depression

Giving Voice to Depression Podcasts and social media bring everyday people together to share experiences and offer their support, now under the ABKF umbrella.
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"Lack of activity destroys the good condition of every human being, while movement and methodical physical exercise save it and preserve it."


"The best way to find yourself is to lose yourself in the service of others."
Mahatma Gandhi
Mahatma Gandhi