Planted, Not Buried is a non-profit organization with the mission of empowering, educating, and inspiring others by providing information and resources. To continue fulfilling this mission, PNB is spreading its roots and offering new and improved programs in 2023! Along with providing new programs and services, we are excited to welcome new members to our team who will bring varying perspectives and expertise. Stay tuned to see what PNB has in store for the new year!
Introducing the CARES Program: Counseling, Advising and Guidance, Rehab and Restoration, Education, and Small Business Support
One of the new programs that Planted not buried will be offering is the CARES program. Through this program, services like counseling, advising, rehab, restoration, education, and support will be provided by Planted, not Buried team members who specialize in these areas. The purpose of this program is to assist others in achieving their goals and provide them with the resources they need to succeed.
Through the CARES program, Planted, Not Buried will offer three different forms of counseling services that aim to foster and promote mental wellness. These three services will be provided through partnering with Moon Wellness Coaching, Psychology & Counseling Consulting, and Perrin Wellness & Performance.
Each of these three programs are unique and will be run by professionals who specialize in various areas of mental health and wellness. For example, Moon Wellness Coaching is founded by De’shaun Monique, a certified Wellness Coach. The Moon Wellness Coaching program focuses on guiding women who feel unfulfilled on the path to living fulfilling joy-filled lives.
Along with Moon Wellness Coaching, Planted, Not Buried will also be partnering with Psychology & Counseling Consulting. The services within this program will be provided by Maryam Husseini, a licensed Psychologist, who is dedicated to providing help and support to those who struggle with their mental health through Cognitive Behavioral Therapy and Dialectical Behavioral Therapy.
Planted, Not Buried will also provide services in partnership with Perrin Wellness & Performance. Similar to Psychology & Counseling Consulting with Maryam Husseini, this program also focuses on mental health, but its primary focus is helping athletes. Through Perrin Wellness & Performance, Emily Perrin works to help athletes achieve mental wellness, and reach their full potential. This is achieved through practicing mindfulness, meditation, and the release of negativity.
In addition to counseling services, Planted, Not Buried will also be providing advisement and resources like mentorship, financial advisement, and college advisement. Our mentors can help you advance in your career and learn information about different fields of work while sharing their personal experiences and expertise. While our mentors can help with your career, our financial advisors can assist you with financial planning, and our college advisors can guide you through the academic process.
Rehab and Restoration:
Through the CARES program Planted, Not Buried will be partnering with Oasis House For Healing and Restoration to provide support and resources for survivors of trauma and domestic abuse. Oasis House For Healing and Restoration is a non-profit organization that was founded by Danielle Wright in 2022. Wright is a domestic abuse survivor who has a passion for advocating for women who have experienced abuse. Through Oasis House For Healing and Restoration, these women are given support and resources that allow them to become renewed, recharged, and redeployed.
In addition to rehabilitation and restoration, Planted, Not Buried will provide educational resources and services. These services will include but are not limited to academic tutoring, writing workshops, test-taking tips, and SAT prep. Planted, Not buried is dedicated to helping students succeed. These services are in place to help provide students with the resources and support they need to achieve their academic goals.
Small Business Support:
Along with providing services in counseling, advising, rehab and restoration, and education, we will also be providing support to small businesses through courses that teach business owners things like how to improve their social media presents and network with other business owners. PNB will also be giving small businesses the opportunity to be promoted on our social media, articles, and much more!
Planted, Not Buried will also offer many other forms of support through the CARES program. These supports include assistance in finding a job, goal setting, and finding a work-life balance. Along with these additional supports Planted, Not Buried will also be helping small businesses through the CARES program.
NAWA Program: No Athlete Walks alone:
No Athlete walks Alone is a program designed to help athletes navigate the world of sports. Through this program athletes will work alongside professionals and be led through the academic process, recruiting, helping them find the correct major to enhance their careers, training, and other resources to help them be better people and athletes. Through NAWA athletes may also receive one-on-one or group training, and mentorship to help them enhance their skills and advance their careers.
The Game within the Game:
The Game Within the Game is a program run by former NFL players Reggie Walker and David Carter. The purpose of this program is to help guide student-athletes through the many choices they have to make in education, training, and extracurricular activities. Through this program former and retired athletes will be guided through the difficult journey of life after sports, and be led down the different paths of opportunity that await them.