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“Escape: Overcoming Anxiety and Intrusive Thoughts”

In this presentation, Kai tells the story of overcoming the panic attacks and generalized anxiety disorder that he struggled with in college. Kai talks deeply about the origins of his anxiety, the symptoms he experienced, and the nature of his paralyzing intrusive thoughts. The presentation concludes with Kai explaining his road to recovery and an…

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Practicing Self-Care & Mental Wellness in The Workplace and Beyond

Learn about Ivy’s story of her struggle with her mental health as an athlete (anxiety, depression), her fear of speaking up due to the stigma around mental health, but how speaking up saved her life. Ivy will discuss: Feeling empowered to know that asking for help is a sign of strength, not weakness Learning hands…

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Supporting The Mental Health of Your Students And Yourself – How You Can Make A Difference

Learn about Ivy’s story of her struggle with her mental health as an athlete (anxiety, depression), her fear of speaking up due to the stigma around mental health, but how speaking up saved her life. Ivy will discuss: Feeling empowered as an administrator, coach or parent to support the mental health of their students and…

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My Struggle With My Mental Health As An Athlete. You Are Not Alone.

Learn about Ivy’s story of her struggle with her mental health as an athlete (anxiety, depression), her fear of speaking up, but how speaking up saved her life. Ivy will discuss: How to change your mindset from seeking help as a sign of weakness, to seeking help as a sign of strength Identifying importance and…

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Wake Up Film Screening and Q&A

Active Minds & Project Wake Up present An all-new virtual suicide prevention program and film Active Minds is proud to partner with Project Wake Up to share the moving suicide documentary film, Wake Up, a feature-length documentary about the suicide epidemic, with campuses and organizations across the country. Watch the Trailer and Learn More

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Bridging the Gaps: Mental Health in the Workplace

While workplaces provide many important benefits, experiences, and opportunities for employees, stressors related to quotas, expectations, work-life balance, deadlines, and working from home inevitably arise. Without a plan in place to equip employees through these hurdles, employees may experience self-doubt, isolation, reduced performance, and even loneliness. Greg Vogt’s presentation serves as a catalyst to help…

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“How An Illness of the Brain Taught Me to Be Well: Self-care and Recovery in the Time of COVID”

Singer-songwriter, poet, hospital chaplain, and recording artist Meg Hutchinson discusses her journey with Bipolar I Disorder over the past 23 years, from fear and shame to acceptance and health. Strong emphasis is placed on recovery as a daily practice and the unique challenges facing healthcare workers during the pandemic. Meg shares what she has learned…

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Question, Persuade, Refer (QPR): Suicide Prevention Training

This two-hour workshop explores the prevalence and incidence of suicide, with a focus on college students. We discuss current, pressing issues that are related to suicide, and unpack myths and misperceptions. Participants leave with a comprehensive booklet from the QPR Institute, and three tangible skills that will help avert the tragedy of suicide. After completing…

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Supplement: PostSecretU Program and Workshop Copy

Enhance your event with Frank Warren, by holding your own PostSecretU art project. Plan your PostSecretU in advance of Frank’s appearance to generate interest in secret-sharing on your campus or in your community, or invite him to help you celebrate the conclusion of your PostSecretU project with an interactive presentation. Your PostSecretU display will create…

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Dear Stranger

This presentation tells Diana’s personal story, from aspects of minority mental health like growing up below the poverty line with parents who didn’t speak English, to the power that even the smallest acts of kindness have had on her life. Incorporated within are strategies for maintaining mental wellbeing for ourselves and each other. Though the…

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