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 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 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.
Join us for Active Minds’ 5th National Mental Health on Campus Conference: Celebrate the Past. Create the Future. November 14 and 15 at the University of Pennsylvania in Philadelphia, PA
Active Minds, Inc. Announces its 100th Campus Chapter at College of St. Catherine in St. Paul/Minneapolis, Minnesota Dec 11, 2007 (Washington, DC) – As the 2007 fall semester is wrapping up for college students across the country, Active Minds is celebrating an historic milestone – its 100th campus chapter.
Only National Conference for Young Adult Mental Health Advocates to Convene at American University Dr. Kay Redfield Jamison to Keynote Active Minds’ 3rd Annual Conference WASHINGTON, D.C. (October 20, 2006)—More than one hundred college student mental health advocates, experts and authors will assemble for the only national conference geared towards young adult mental health activists…
Active Minds, Inc. Announces Its 50th Campus Chapter, at Western State College in Colorado Washington, DC – Sep 28, 2006 Just a couple of weeks into the fall 2006 semester, Active Minds has achieved an historic milestone – its 50th campus chapter.
On May 10, 2005 Governor Robert Ehrlich signed HB930 into Maryland law, calling for the implementation of peer-to-peer mental health awareness programs like Active Minds, along with screening programs, in pilot Maryland high schools and juvenile facilities.