Mental Health News Round-Up: May 29

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14 Common Misconceptions About People Who Go to Therapy

How does stigma affect people’s willingness to say the words “I go to therapy”? This author debunks 14 popular misconceptions to encourage more people to seek treatment.

Beautiful Train Music Video Honors Suicide Prevention and Mental Health Awareness

Train releases their music video for Give It All blending the power of dance and music to express loss and encourage those who are struggling to reach out to the National Suicide Prevention LifeLine at 1 (800) 273-8255.

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Chapter of the Month: Active Minds at Johns Hopkins University

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IMG_2720Its that time again! The national office is proud to announce that Active Minds chapter at Johns Hopkins University is April’s Chapter of the Month!

Active Minds at JHU has paired with The Highwood Theatre to assist the actors in accurately depicting characters who are living with mental illnesses, while simultaneously providing education and awareness to the cast and crew.

One of the most exciting components of this production is the collaboration among high school and college students. Active Minds at JHU is teaching high school students about the prevalence of mental health issues and how seeking help for these issues is a sign of strength.

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