Emerging Scholars: Promoting Acceptance of Mental Health Challenges

My name is Patrick Michaels and I’m a graduate student researching public interventions that strive to counteract the negative social and personal implications of mental illness stigma. Unfortunately, stigma has been shown to decrease mental wellbeing (decreased self-esteem, increased psychopathology) and is related to discrimination which limits social opportunities (work, housing) for people with mental…

Active Minds’ 2012 Emerging Scholars

Active Minds Welcomes 2012 Emerging Scholars Students Get Funding to Expand the Body of Research, Literature and Discourse Devoted to Mental Health Media Contact: Dianna Dauber, Director of Communications and Marketing, 202-332-9595 x109;dianna@activeminds.org Washington, DC, February 23, 2012 – Active Minds is thrilled to announce the 2012 Emerging Scholars. The Emerging Scholars Fellowship is the nation’s…

Active Minds 8th National Mental Health on Campus Conference

Active Minds’ 8th National Mental Health on Campus Conference —Empowering Advocates for Change— Media Contact: Dianna Dauber, Director of Communications and Marketing, 202-332-9595 x109;dianna@activeminds.org College Park, MD, November 11, 2011 – Active Minds’ 8th National Mental Health on Campus Conference – the only national conference that brings together young adults from across the country who are…

Thousands of Backpacks Make Their Way to Campuses and Cities Throughout California

Thousands of Backpacks Make Their Way to Campuses and Cities Throughout California —Powerful Exhibit Represents Number of Students Lost Each Year to Suicide— Media Contact: Dianna Dauber, Director of Communications and Marketing, 202-332-9595 x109;dianna@activeminds.org Washington, DC, September 16, 2011 – Active Minds Inc. is bringing Send Silence Packing – a traveling public education exhibit of 1,100…