Active Minds News

“Turn It Up: Amplifying Mental Health In Our Culture” National Conference Recap

Last week, the Active Minds community gathered at our 2022 National Conference to “turn up” the conversation around mental health and discuss the future of mental health in schools, on campuses, and in our communities! More than 1,000 students, chapter advisors, advocates, and professionals registered to learn how we can amplify conversations about mental health…

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Welcome Active Minds Spring 2022 Interns

Welcome to our awesome group of spring 2022 interns! We’re so excited to work with them to change the conversation around mental health. Ja’Mi Barnes 1. Where do you (or did you) go to school? What do you study? I am currently a senior at Abraham Baldwin Agricultural College in Tifton, GA. I am a…

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All About the Active Minds National Conference, From an Active Minds Student

If you’re looking for a weekend of inspiration, education, and hope then you don’t want to miss the 2022 Active Minds National Conference this February. Being surrounded by over 600 students, chapter advisors, professionals, and advocates helped me feel less alone and helped me realize how much bigger our mission is and the impact we…

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Dixie D’Amelio Goes Head-to-Head With Sister Charli to Fundraise for Active Minds in New Snap Original Series “Charli vs. Dixie”

Dixie and Charli D’Amelio are perhaps two of the biggest names in American pop culture today. The sisters have amassed a following in the hundreds of millions on social media, starred in their own television series, and shared their lives with people around the world, all before turning twenty-one. Most know the D’Amelios for their…

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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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Welcome Active Minds Fall 2021 Interns

Welcome to our awesome group of fall 2021 interns! We’re so excited to work with them to change the conversation around mental health.   Hannah Whitfield 1. Where do you (or did you) go to school? What do you study? I graduated from the University of St Andrews this summer with an undergraduate degree in…

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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…

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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…

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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…

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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….

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