Racism is Making Us Sick

Help and hope are available. Over the last 14 years, Active Minds has empowered students facing mental health struggles to share their stories to let others know they’re not alone and to spread that message: help and hope are available. During my time as a member of the Active Minds team, I’ve come to recognize…

Mental Health on HBCU Campuses

Historically Black Colleges/Universities have and hopefully will continue to be a pinnacle in the black community. These sources of education and black empowerment across the United States have done so much for the growth and betterment of African-Americans nationwide. However, there is always room for growth; and one of those areas that are in need…

Mental Health News Round-Up: July 8

U.S. House of Representatives Passes Mental Health Bill On Wednesday, the U.S. House of Representatives passed a bill that would seek mental health reform across the country. Among other things, the bill would implement direct funding for mental health illnesses, reorder the structure of the federal agency of mental health, and develop requirements for private…