Blog Posts by Active Minds Staff

Hit Your Chapter Fundraising Goals on Facebook!

Looking for ways to meet your chapter fundraising goals? There are tons of options and we’d love to help spark some ideas. One that is easy and accessible is the Facebook fundraising platform! Many people have had success fundraising through their social media network. Here are the steps: Create a post and click the “Support…

Learn More

Meet our Spring 2019 Interns!

Say hello to our wonderful group of spring 2019 interns! We are so excited to learn and grow alongside these wonderful mental health advocates! Laurence Yansunnu Where do you go to school and what do you study? University of Maryland College Park, Communications Where is home to you? Montgomery County, MD Which team are you…

Learn More

#NeedYouHere

This Valentine’s Day, let someone know you care. Buy a box of bracelets and share this beautiful message of hope with friends and family. Buy a box for your chapter, book club, teammates, coworkers, cousins, you name it! Buy a box of bracelets Post a photo of your bracelet and use the hashtag #NeedYouHere. Check…

Learn More

Tips to #StressLess This Exam Season

It’s that point in the semester again.  The pages of your agenda are filled with due dates of midterms, papers, and group projects.  The amount of hours you sleep dwindles and the cups of coffee you consume skyrocket.  You manage to go to your 9 am lecture while running on four hours of sleep and…

Learn More

Fundraising in 30 Minutes or Less!

If you’re stumped on where to get started with fundraising, check out some of these quick and easy ideas to get the ball rolling. Raising your first dollar is the hardest part and any amount of money raised is a sign of successfully getting people invested in your mission and work! Partner with a community…

Learn More

Active Minds Expands Support at Minority-Serving Colleges

Seven minority-serving colleges will launch brand new Active Minds chapters next semester thanks to Active Minds’ expanded support. The following institutions were selected through an application process to receive outreach materials and services to help establish student-led chapters that provide mental health awareness and education on campus: Fisk University (TN) Northern New Mexico College Rutgers…

Learn More

#HereForYou – Robert Morris University

We are thrilled to share the #HereForYou campaign put together by the Active Minds chapter at Robert Morris University. Read on to hear from the chapter’s leaders: As part of Suicide Prevention Month, our chapter at Robert Morris University used the hashtag #HereForYou. Our former Chapter President, Joey Chen, and our Co Vice-President of Communication…

Learn More

Meet our Fall 2018 Interns!

Say hello to our wonderful group of fall 2018 interns! We are thrilled to learn and grow alongside you over the next few months! Kally DeGroat Where do you go to school and what do you study? I went to LeMoyne College for two years and studied Psychology, then transferred to Cazenovia College and am…

Learn More

Chapter Launch Grant Opportunity: Minority Serving Institutions

We’re thrilled to announce a new chapter grant launch opportunity! In partnership with the California Mental Health Services Authority (CalMHSA) and the ECMC Foundation, Active Minds is proud to offer grants to select minority-serving institutions (MSIs) nationwide to launch new Active Minds chapters. We expect this unique opportunity to support the development of strong and…

Learn More

Meet Ciara Kelly: Recipient of the 2018 Active Minds & NSCS Mental Health Advocate Award

This year we partnered with The National Society of Collegiate Scholars (NSCS) to recognize students who promote mental health programs and advocacy efforts on college campuses across the United States. We’re so proud to announce that UCLA student and Active Minds member Ciara Kelly is the 2018 inaugural recipient of the Mental Health Advocate Award! In…

Learn More