Press Releases

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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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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