What We Would Have Told Maddy

One night, after a difficult first semester at the University of Pennsylvania, Madison Holleran sat down at her computer and researched a few clubs to get involved in at school. One of them was Active Minds. Sadly, Maddy never made it there. Just weeks into her second semester, Maddy died by suicide. In the recently…

Racism is Making Us Sick

Help and hope are available. Over the last 14 years, Active Minds has empowered students facing mental health struggles to share their stories to let others know they’re not alone and to spread that message: help and hope are available. During my time as a member of the Active Minds team, I’ve come to recognize…

Happy Anniversary to these Chapters!

Happy anniversary to 34 chapters in our network celebrating 5 or 10 year anniversaries of stigmafighting of this school year! The following chapters have been fighting stigma for TEN YEARS as of this school year: University of Minnesota, Twin Cities University of Southern California Montclair State University Additionally, 31 chapters have been fighting stigma for FIVE YEARS…