It’s Been a Year

This post was submitted by Christine Moore and is part of our September Suicide Prevention Month series.  I cannot believe it has been a whole year since we lost Jack. Jack was that kid that really seemed to have it all. He was handsome, athletic, smart, lived in a beautiful town with lots of friends…

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…

You’ve Got Mail

We are coming up on one of my favorite times of the year. This August 16th, we will be gathering as a national staff to pack the medium flat rate boxes that hold hundreds of mental health resources and giveaways and send them off to our chapters. If your chapter gave us a mailing address…

EXPECTO PATRONUM! A Spell or a mantra?

Ever since being introduced to the Harry Potter books in elementary school I’ve felt a strong connection to the magical world that has taken me beyond that which I sometimes feel with my real life acquaintances. Attending book and movie releases helped me have something to look forward to, the characters’ growth something to guide…