Press Releases

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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Periods ‘just’ got bloody simple: just. and Active Minds

CINCINNATI – March 18, 2019 – Period protection just got bloody simple. Introducing just., a new line of 100% cotton core tampons and ultra thin pads with a 100% cotton top layer. Free of dyes, fragrances, and chlorine bleaching, just. tampons and pads were created to take the drama out of periods. Women can say goodbye to the period “pro & con” list and say ‘hello’ to an uncomplicated choice that gives her everything she wants and nothing…

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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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