Why JC Runyon Foundation?

Preparing for college is challenging for all students, but for those who have been through psychiatric treatment it’s even more difficult.

According to the Surgeon General, “Extensive limits on mental health benefits can create major financial burdens for patients and their families.” Mental Health: A Report of the Surgeon General – Chapter 6. Accessed 3/10/12

 The out of pocket expense for this treatment can affect a family’s ability to pay for college. That’s where we come in! Apply today!

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Scholar Spotlight – Nicholas

Nicholas began his journey with mental illness in middle school when his intrusive thoughts and repetitive behaviors began to impede his life. He began having panic attacks that ultimately required hospitalization. Once he finally receive his diagnosis, he was able to learn how to manage his behaviors and impulses through a variety of therapies and […]

Our board consists of professionals in the behavioral health care industry and educators. We understand what you’ve been through, and we have the resources to help.