Blog Posts by Active Minds

Meet our Summer 2021 Interns!

Welcome our amazing group of summer 2021 interns! We are so thrilled to have these individuals on our team and to advocate for mental health alongside them.   Caroline Klinger 1. Where do you (or did you) go to school? What do you study? I go to the University of Delaware, and I am majoring…

Learn More

Meet Our 2021 Emerging Scholars

At Active Minds, we believe that an emotionally healthy world is not possible without a just world. Systemic racism is a mental health and public health crisis and changing the culture around mental health includes ending the systemic racism in that same culture. This month, as we acknowledge BIPOC Mental Health Awareness Month, we wish…

Learn More

LGBTQ+ and BIPOC Mental Health Matter All Year Long

June (Pride month) and July (BIPOC Mental Health Month) are historically times in our society to recognize, celebrate, and advocate for the LGBTQ+ and BIPOC communities. While it is important to acknowledge the strides our society has made during particular moments; it is vital that the conversations around the well-being of those in these communities…

Learn More

Active Minds Remembers Peter Deibler

Active Minds is deeply saddened by the passing of Peter Deibler, better known as “Kane,” to his radio listeners.  Kane, for many, was a regular voice on their morning commutes, bringing humor to the early morning hours. His passion for radio began in high school, and his career led him in many directions, becoming the…

Learn More

One Year of Working From Home: What We’ve Learned

Creative and nontraditional tips from our staff for staying engaged while working from home…one year later.   For many of us, it is our one-year anniversary of working from home. Despite the uncertainties of the pandemic, you may remember initially feeling relieved and excited to finally get the opportunity to work from the comforts of…

Learn More

Meet our Spring 2021 Interns!

Welcome our amazing group of spring 2021 interns! We are so thrilled to have these individuals on our team and to advocate for mental health alongside them.   Meghan Nelligan Where do you (or did you) go to school? What do you study? I recently graduated from Syracuse University, where I studied English, Psychology, and…

Learn More

A Statement From Active Minds

An emotionally healthy world is not possible without a just world.  At Active Minds, we believe this to our core. It is the backbone of our programs, our policies, and our partnerships, including those with our Ambassadors.  Recently it came to light that one of our Ambassadors, Taylor Nolan, posted hurtful, racist, and harmful content…

Learn More

Black Individuals and Organizations You Should Know in the Mental Health Field

Black History Month is a time where the contributions of Black Americans are specially recognized and applauded. While it is important to acknowledge Black individuals that have changed history during this month, this appreciation, recognition, and acknowledgment should occur at all times. Black history and Black mental health matters all year long. Below, we have…

Learn More

Working to Build a Better Future

Mental health is just as important as physical health, and that became prominent during the pandemic. The need for equitable access to health and mental health resources is higher than ever before. Active Minds is proud to partner with the All of Us Research Program to help researchers discover future health discoveries and breakthroughs. Research…

Learn More

Congratulations 2021 Active Minds National Conference Award Winners

Every year at the Active Minds National Conference, we take time to recognize the dedication, passion, leadership, and achievements of individuals, schools, and chapters over the past year. This year has been exceptionally challenging, but chapters and leaders rose to the occasion and innovated through creative ways to leave a lasting impact on their communities….

Learn More