Meet Our 2018 Class of Emerging Scholar Fellows!

Active Minds is excited to introduce the incredible 2018 Class of Emerging Scholar Fellows, six young researchers participating in an Active Minds fellowship to study mental health. Over the next five months, the scholars will conduct research and work on completing their fellowship projects. More information about the scholars: Andre Banerjee, The Ohio State University…

Things to Remember in 2018

This morning a lot of people around the world woke up with one or two or maybe a handful of New Years resolutions on their mind. If you’re one of those people, go you! I believe in resolutions and the importance of goal setting and the power of a new year, but I didn’t set…

#ActiveMindsCon17: The Highlights

Here at Active Minds headquarters, we look forward to Conference weekend All. Year. Long. It’s the best! Thank you for joining us in Washington, DC for the nation’s largest conference focused on students and mental health. We had a blast, learned a lot, and we’re excited to continue changing the conversation about mental health…together. <3…

What Can You As a Parent Do?

Check out our new checklist, created especially for parents of high school seniors and those with students already in college. The dream? That every parent gets a copy of Your Student at College: A Mental Health Checklist and takes the tips to heart! Share the checklist with all the parents you know. Each of the seven…

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…

NSCS & Active Minds

We’re so thrilled to announce our new partnership with the National Society of Collegiate Scholars! Full transcript of the video below. Alison: Hello, Active Minds. I’m excited to be here with my friend, Steve Loflin, to announce our new partnership with the National Society of Collegiate Scholars. Steve: NSCS was an organization that I really…