mental health resources

changing the conversation about mental health

Active Minds is the nation’s leading nonprofit organization promoting mental health for young adults


We are dedicated to changing the culture around mental health. Present in more than 800 schools, campuses, communities and workplaces nationwide, including 650 student-led chapters in all 50 states, we are reaching young adults ages 14–25 and opening up the conversation about mental health to create lasting change in the way mental health is talked about, cared for, and valued in the United States.

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crisis resources

Are you in crisis? Get help now. The world needs you here.

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understanding our stress & anxiety

In both good times and bad, most people may feel stressed or anxious in some aspect of their lives.

tips & resources

depression & bipolar disorder

Is it more than a bad day? Learn to differentiate these common diagnoses.

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Coping & Self-care

find ways to manage your mental health before a crisis happens

self-care recommendations

Stress Less Week Toolkit

designed to provide education about stress and anxiety and build communities that are supportive of mental health

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COVID-19 Hub

care for your mental health amid the COVID-19 pandemic

find resources for you and your community

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We believe no one should have to struggle alone. By empowering young adults to speak openly about mental health, we can reduce stigma, encourage help seeking, and prevent suicides.


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