Press Releases

Active Minds, Crisis Text Line, and The National Suicide Prevention Lifeline Launch Campaign to Include Crisis Numbers on Student ID Cards

WASHINGTON DC, January 29, 2019 – Active Minds, Crisis Text Line, and The National Suicide Prevention Lifeline today launched the first campaign to support high schools, colleges, and universities in their efforts to add mental health and suicide prevention crisis numbers to student ID cards. The three prominent mental health organizations jointly developed the new…

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Riot Games Teams Up With Active Minds to Support Youth Mental Health

League of Legends Developer Reinforces Commitment to Mental Health as a Crucial Cause to Players, Fans, and Communities Worldwide   WASHINGTON DC, January 24, 2019 – Active Minds today announced a year-long partnership with Riot Games to support mental health awareness and education programs for high school and college students. The partnership will help Active…

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National Society of Collegiate Scholars and Active Minds Team Up for Mental Health Advocate Award

WASHINGTON, DC, September 18, 2018 – The National Society of Collegiate Scholars (NSCS) and Active Minds today announced that Ciara Kelly is the 2018 inaugural recipient of the Mental Health Advocate Award.   This $2,750 scholarship honors and recognizes students who promote mental health programs and advocacy efforts on college campuses across the United States, thus reducing the…

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Active Minds Shapes Positive Climate Toward Mental Health Issues and Increases Peer Support on College Campuses, RAND Study Finds

Longitudinal Research Demonstrates the Effectiveness of the Active Minds Model for Mental Health and Suicide Prevention, and Provides a Path Forward for Schools Seeking to Improve Student Mental Health WASHINGTON, DC, June 27, 2018 – In a landmark study, new research finds that the presence of the national nonprofit Active Minds on college campuses could significantly increase…

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Seven Colleges and Universities Recognized as Best in the Nation for Providing High-Quality, Campus-Wide Health and Well-Being Programs for Students

National Nonprofit Active Minds Announces Winners of Its Healthy Campus Award   For Immediate Release May 17, 2018 WASHINGTON, DC – Seven colleges and universities received the Healthy Campus Award today for their efforts to promote and protect the mental health, physical health, and overall well-being of their students. The prestigious award, now in its third…

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NFLPA and Active Minds Kick Off NFL Season With “The World Needs You Here” Campaign

League-wide initiative to spread message that mental health is just as important as physical health   For Immediate Release September 25, 2017 WASHINGTON, DC – The NFL Players Association announced today the kick-off of a league-wide campaign for the NFL’s 2017 season called “The World Needs You Here” that highlights the NFLPA’s strong commitment to mental…

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Active Minds Announces New Transformational Change Campaign

Transform Your Campus® Empowers College Students to Advocate for Policy Changes For Immediate Release March 7, 2017 WASHINGTON, DC  –  Active Minds has launched new leave of absence resources as part of its Transform Your Campus® campaign – an innovative program that educates students on how to initiate policy changes that will better support mental health….

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Wentworth Miller Named Active Minds’ Ambassador for Mental Health

For Immediate Release October 18, 2016   WASHINGTON, DC – Actor and screenwriter Wentworth Miller has joined Active Minds, one of the largest mental health advocacy groups in the nation, as an Active Minds Ambassador to help combat the stigma faced by those struggling with issues surrounding mental health. Miller – best known for playing the character Michael…

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Six Colleges Named Winners of the 2016 Healthy Campus Award

Active Minds Announces the Colleges and Universities with the Healthiest Campuses in the U.S.   For Immediate Release August 23, 2016 WASHINGTON, DC  – Today, the national nonprofit Active Minds announced the six winners of the 2016 Active Minds Healthy Campus Award, each recognized as one of the healthiest college campuses in the nation: California…

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Active Minds Partners with the California Mental Health Services Authority to Support Student Mental Health in California

National Non-Profit to Help Engage California Students in Mental Health Prevention and Early Intervention Efforts WASHINGTON, DC – September 16, 2015 – Today the California Mental Health Services Authority (CalMHSA) announced the selection of Active Minds to engage California’s students in Prevention and Early Intervention Efforts on California’s Higher Education campuses statewide. Joint CalMHSA and…

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