Blog Posts by Becky Fein

I’m Using håp to Track My Mental Wellbeing – and You Should Too

I’ve spent years working in mental health, alongside thousands of young adults from across the country, all with different stories, and all striving to make access to mental health resources more easily available.  A lot has been written recently about the negative impact of technology on mental health. However, technology also has the potential to…

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Young Adults Speaking Out About Mental Health Through COVID-19

This past weekend a panel of four young adults convened to discuss the impact of the COVID-19 pandemic on their mental health and what they are hearing among their peers. Organized by We Rise, a Los Angeles-based mental health advocacy organization, this event was intended to elevate the voices and perspectives of young adults as…

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Frameworks for Mobilizing Students for Mental Health: A Webinar Recap

On Tuesday, October 30th, Active Minds hosted an hour-long webinar exploring frameworks of mobilizing students around mental health and the research that supports our upstream approach to mental health advocacy. The esteemed panelists explored the data that is demonstrating that student-powered mental health advocacy is a promising approach to changing students’ attitudes, knowledge, and behavior…

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What’s all this about fundraising?

For several years, Active Minds has been supporting and encouraging chapters to fundraise on behalf of the National organization. We’d love to tell you a bit more about why, and what those dollars are helping to accomplish. Where are the dollars going? Creating new programs, campaigns, and resources that we work hard to keep free…

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Oh, but my dear, what if you soar

It’s 75 degrees out and I’m on a long hike through the beautiful rolling hills of my hometown. My favorite place. My favorite activity. I hike at a quick pace when I’m alone, and love to feel my calves burn in that satisfying, muscle-working way. It’s warm and my heart is beating fast. Despite the…

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