Mental Health Monologues at Winona State University

Active Minds at Winona State University recently won Active Minds’ Programming Innovation Award for their mental health story-sharing program, the Mental Health Monologues (check out their videos)! Based on the highly popular Vagina Monologues, students, faculty, and staff (some as actors and others as authors of the stories) brought mental health struggles to life by reading personal…

Emerging Scholars Fellowship: 1 Video and 5 Main Findings

The mental health of the Black undergraduate community is vitally important. After talking with several student-led campus organizations, myself and a team of passionate undergraduate students created this video to encourage dialogue about mental health challenges, stigma, and resources both on campus and nationally. In addition to sharing this video, I’m excited to share with…

Mental Health News Round Up: June 5

Anxious Students Strain College Mental Health Centers A new report from Penn State reveals that anxiety is biggest concern for students seeking help at campus counseling centers. Counseling centers work to alleviate the pressures of the influx of students and provide innovative ways to encourage de-stressing. Did John Nash’s schizophrenia boost his ‘beautiful mind’? John Nash,…