Active Minds Programs
Active Minds is a national organization with chapters on college campuses across the country. In addition to local events planned and run by our campus chapters, Active Minds offers to our chapters various national programs, along with programming guides and resources. These programs include:
Active Minds programs all contribute to our overall mission to increase student awareness of mental health, provide information and resources regarding mental health and mental illness, and encourage students to seek help as soon as it is needed.
Active Minds Programs are designed and developed at the National Office and implemented by our student chapters. Programmatic materials and support are distributed to students as one of the many benefits of being an Active Minds chapter. Most of the program ideas, however, come from the students themselves, through recommendations from our Student Advisory Committee and suggestions from Active Minds chapter leaders. All Active Minds programs involve an evaluation component and are continually being strengthened and improved. As we continue to grow as an organization, so do our programs. Be sure to check back here regularly for updates and to learn about our newest programmatic efforts.
Brandy Hunter from Active Minds at University of Memphis says:
"Words can’t express the impact that Active Minds has had on me personally and professionally...I have learned to work with a wide range of people, and I have learned more about mental health issues in the past two years than I believe I ever would have if I hadn’t become a member of Active Minds. Most of all, my work with Active Minds has enabled me to openly discuss my own mental health issues."