A Tale of Two Leaves

This post was written by Mark Farley, Former Active Minds Intern and current Graduate Student at Emory University. “The only mistake you can make is not asking for help.” – Sandeep Jauhar When I began college, I thought it would only be four years. Society tells you four years, so naturally, I thought that was…

My Time with the Guardian

The Active Minds Internship Program offers college students the opportunity to work with various departments within the Active Minds National organization at our headquarters in Washington, DC.  Angela Dong, the Active Minds Speakers Bureau Fall intern, was able to realize a dream goal of interviewing one of her mental health heroes — Sgt. Kevin Briggs, Active…

Hannah’s Story

Hannah Metzger joined Active Minds as a freshman and served as chapter president at West Chester University (PA) for two years. Over the summer, we had the privilege of hosting Hannah as an intern at our national office. After watching the interview below, you’ll be so impressed with Hannah’s strength, warmth, and poise, and the amazing impact Active…

Tell Me More: Wentworth Miller’s Suggestions on How to Start the Conversation

Watch this short video clip to hear from two hugely committed #StigmaFighters! Dani Lukens, an Active Minds outreach specialist, spoke with Wentworth Miller, the popular actor and Active Minds’ Ambassador for Mental Health, about how talking about someone’s mental health is not an easy conversation to have, and yet how important it is to try. Wentworth Miller also…