Introducing the New Student Advisory Committee!

Each spring, Active Minds, Inc. welcomes new members to the Student Advisory Committee (SAC), comprised of up to 20 students across the country who have shown extraordinary leadership and dedication to Active Minds. The SAC serves as an advisory body to the national office staff and brings the student perspective to organizational decision-making. Read on to meet the 2015-2016 Student…

Program Bank Spotlight: iSupport Bracelet Campaign

Have you heard about Active Minds at UCLA‘s iSupport Bracelet Campaign? Chapter members made and sold friendship bracelets to show love, support and awareness of mental health conditions. Each bracelet is created with special colors to bring awareness to a different mental health conditions. Students can request and receive a custom-made bracelet supporting a specific condition (or multiple conditions). For example,…

February’s Chapter of the Month: Active Minds at Allegheny College

We are proud to recognize Active Minds at Allegheny College as February’s Chapter of the Month, in particular for its partnership with Overkill, the school’s alternative art and literary publication, to create a special issue focused on mental health. Active Minds and Overkill recently partnered to highlight students’ work pertaining to mental health. Members of Overkill…

Program Bank Spotlight: Mental Health Wellness Week

Last semester, Active Minds at the University of Michigan hosted a Mental Health Wellness and Speaker Event. During the event, Active Minds members brainstormed with other students ways in which they can relieve stress throughout the school year and hosted a Cognition and Cognitive Neuroscience graduate student speaker, Daniel Porter. The chapter set out to reach their entire student…