February’s Chapter of the Month: Active Minds at Allegheny College

We are proud to recognize Active Minds at Allegheny College as February’s Chapter of the Month, in particular for its partnership with Overkill, the school’s alternative art and literary publication, to create a special issue focused on mental health. Active Minds and Overkill recently partnered to highlight students’ work pertaining to mental health. Members of Overkill…

Program Bank Spotlight: Mental Health Wellness Week

Last semester, Active Minds at the University of Michigan hosted a Mental Health Wellness and Speaker Event. During the event, Active Minds members brainstormed with other students ways in which they can relieve stress throughout the school year and hosted a Cognition and Cognitive Neuroscience graduate student speaker, Daniel Porter. The chapter set out to reach their entire student…

Mental Health News Round-Up: December 5

The Mental Health of College Athletes Following the death of Kosta Karageorge, a football player for Ohio State, the public is reevaluating the culture of stoicism, perfection, and success that engulf student athletes.  Brian Hainline, the NCAA’s chief medical officer has been advocating for a comprehensive view of student health (including mental, physical, and neurological). New York…