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5 Ways to Transform the Mental Health Conversation on Your Campus

This post is presented in collaboration with Crisis Text Line, the free, 24/7, confidential text message service for people in crisis. The piece was originally posted on August 15, 2018. The fall semester is looming and summer will soon be winding down. College students across the country are savoring their final days of summer– days…

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Back to School Power-Ups for Your Campus

Get the year started off right with one or more of our Back to School Power Ups! Selected especially for educators and students, these six Active Minds programs and resources help you take awareness and knowledge of mental health to the next level. Make a commitment to change the conversation about mental health on your…

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Tips for My Freshman Self

Everyone has advice for you when you first go to college: Avoid taking 8 am classes. Go to every class. Learn how to resolve conflicts with roommates. Don’t schedule more than an hour between classes. etc. etc. Freshman year was hard for me. I had moved out of state, was going to a school where…

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5 Tips to Get You Ready for the Fall Semester

A new school year is upon us, and we’re pretty excited. To help you get ready for the semester, we’ve put together five tips that you can use to have a great start to the year. Relax. Starting a new year back at school can be exciting, but with new classes, adjusting to campus life…

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15 Autumn Wellness Tips to Keep You Healthy This Fall

The transition to the shorter and busier days of fall can be a challenge. To help ease the change, we’ve put together 15 Autumn Wellness Tips to get you ready for the colder months and keep your mental (and physical!) health in check. 1) Start taking a Vitamin D supplement. We get most of our Vitamin D…

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