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A Young Adult’s Guide to Organizing for Mental Health Policy

Recently, Active Minds shared about the importance of advocacy and policy in championing LGBTQ+ rights and creating a world where everyone feels safe, accepted, and welcome to live authentically. A clear connection exists between ensuring that right and creating a world where mental health is valued and prioritized. That kind of change can’t happen overnight,…

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Living With OCD: Breaking the Cycle

I am living with excoriation disorder, a form of OCD, and I have for as long as I can remember. I always thought that the constant skin picking on my hands was just a nervous tick – until I did some research on mental illness. My symptoms matched every single one listed for excoriation disorder,…

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