Press Releases

Active Minds Releases Recommendations for Prioritizing Student Mental Health as School Resumes During COVID-19

Investment and support for telehealth, student involvement, and integration of mental health into curriculum top list of recommendations

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COVID-19 Impacted College Students’ Mental Health Hardest, According to Nationwide Survey of Students

2020 guide provides best practices for college and university faculty to help them support students’ mental health — both in person and virtually

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Active Minds and Association of College and University Educators Release Guide on Practical Approaches for Supporting Student Wellbeing and Mental Health

2020 guide provides best practices for college and university faculty to help them support students’ mental health — both in person and virtually

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5 Colleges and Universities Named Best-in-Class for Health and Wellbeing

Denison University, Santa Monica College, Skidmore College, University of Arizona, and University of Richmond Announced as 2020 Winners of the Active Minds Healthy Campus Award

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Active Minds Young Adult Leader Honored with Life-Changing Gift

Julie Coker, Stockton University student and Member of the Active Minds Student Advisory Committee Receives $100,000 Gift Live on MTV

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ACUE and Active Minds Collaborate to Strengthen Support of Student Mental Health

Washington, DC (October 31, 2019) – Active Minds and the Association of College and University Educators (ACUE) today announced their collaboration to strengthen faculty members’ ability to appropriately support student mental health. Active Minds and ACUE will collaborate on a set of recommendations to guide faculty, and faculty development, in appropriately supporting, responding to, and…

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Mental Health Does Not Discriminate By GPA

WASHINGTON, DC, September 24, 2019 — Key findings from a recent survey by Active Minds and The National Society of Collegiate Scholars (NSCS) of 9,319 academically high-achieving college students nationwide illustrate the unique needs of these students, and how their universities can better support their mental health while on campus. This comes at a time…

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Active Minds supports Senators Kennedy and Jones and Representatives Correa and Stewart as They Announce New Legislation For Improving Mental Health Access for Students

WASHINGTON, DC, June 11, 2019 – Today U.S. Senators John Kennedy (R-LA) and Doug Jones (D-AL) and Representatives Lou Correa (D-CA) and Chris Stewart (R-UT) introduced legislation to promote student access to lifesaving suicide prevention resources. The Improving Mental Health Access for Students Act would require universities to include suicide prevention crisis numbers to be…

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Zachary Levi Named Active Minds’ Ambassador for Mental Health

WASHINGTON, DC – May 21, 2019 – Active Minds, the largest young adult mental health advocacy group in the nation, today announced that actor and singer Zachary Levi has been named an Active Minds Ambassador. Levi – best known for starring as the titular character in the newly released Shazam! for Warner Brothers/ New Line…

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