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.

2006 Mental Health on Campus Conference

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…