One of the core principles of our mission at MFHS is to provide high-quality education to our community, empowering them by helping them better understand their health and their own bodies. The following collection of educational content was put together by experts across all of our programs to help you take charge of your health.

Period and Menstrual Health

Period education – a collection of resources and videos that cover common menstrual health questions and concerns, including resources for adolescents just starting their periods.

Pregnancy and Reproductive Health Care

Pregnancy and Reproductive Health education – a collection of videos and links to trusted resources with information about a variety of pregnancy and reproductive health topics.

Sexually Transmitted Infections

Sexually Transmitted Infection (STI) Overview – Learn more about some of the most common STIs, including how to reduce your risk and how to access testing and treatment.

WIC Education and Recipes

WIC Client Education – a collection of PDFs and links compiled by MFHS nutritionists to help you understand your child’s nutritional needs from infancy and beyond.

Breastfeeding Resources – a collection of local and statewide resources and support services for breastfeeding parents.

WIC recipes – Delicious recipes using foods commonly found on the Pennsylvania WIC food package.

Mental Health Resources

988 Suicide & Crisis Lifeline
Lifeline Chat and Text: https://988lifeline.org/chat
Free help from trained counselors by phone or live online chat. Available 24 hours a day, 7 days a week. If you or someone you love has thoughts of suicide, call or chat for help.

Crisis Text Line
Text HOME to 741741 in the United States or Canada to reach a trained counselor.
This service is free, confidential, and available 24 hours a day, 7 days a week.

Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration Helpline (SAMHSA)
800-662-HELP (4357)
800-487-4889 (TTY)
Free, confidential help in English and Spanish. Available 24 hours a day, 7 days a week.

Anxiety and Depression Association of America: Understand the Facts
Anxiety and Depression Association of America. Free information on many types of anxiety disorders, depression, eating disorders, PTSD, and more.