GWU to Host Active Minds National Conference

THE GEORGE WASHINGTON UNIVERSITY TO HOST NATIONAL ACTIVE MINDS COLLEGE STUDENT MENTAL HEALTH CONFERENCE Actress Heather Matarazzo to Keynote Active Minds’ 6th National Mental Health on Campus Conference, where Leaders will Discuss and Plan for the Future of College Student Mental Health NOV. 13 and 14, 2009 WASHINGTON—The George Washington University will host more than 300 college students,…

Mental Health Leaders and Celebrities Unite for Active Minds on Campus Spring Event

Mental Health Leaders and Celebrities Unite for Active Minds on Campus Spring Event Special guests to April 28 event include Rep. Grace Napolitano, Dr. Tom Insel, Director of National Institute of Mental Health, and Shawn Andrews, offensive guard for the Philadelphia Eagles Washington, D.C. (April 13, 2009) – Active Minds, a non-profit organization that promotes…

Senator Durbin Introduces Mental Health on Campus Improvement Act

Senators Durbin, Collins and Rep. Schakowsky Introduce Mental Health on Campus Improvement Act March 24, 2009 – Today, Senators Dick Durbin (D-IL), Senator Susan Collins (R-ME), and Representative Jan Schakowsky (D-IL) introduced bipartisan legislation, “The Mental Health on Campus Improvement Act” (S.682), which will create a grant program to fund colleges’ efforts to promote education to…

Nonprofits Ask the Obama Administration to Do More for Children’s Mental Health

Nonprofits Ask the Obama Administration to Do More for Children’s Mental Health According to U.S. News and World Reports, the National Research Council and the Institute of Medicine have asked President Barack Obama to create a new agency or commission to oversee and coordinate programs to prevent mental, emotional and behavioral disorders in young people.…

Active Minds Chapters Earn Top Honors at 5th National Mental Health on Campus Conference

Active Minds Chapters Earn Top Honors at 5th National Mental Health on Campus Conference Nov 14, 2008 (Philadelphia, PA) – In celebration of Active Minds’ fifth anniversary, five Active Minds chapters were recognized tonight for their innovative and effective work in raising awareness and changing the conversation about mental health on college campuses.