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Millennials represent 27% of the U.S. population, but they are 100% of our nation's future. [We] must make their health a priority and we must invest in them." Read more in this article, How Healthy Are Today's Young Adults?

Active Minds is Growing!

Welcome our newest chapter - Active Minds at University of Kansas in Lawrence, KS!

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what’s new

    chalkmessageprogramThe Chalk Message Project has a new home at Active Minds! The Chalk Message Project has been an LGBTQ suicide prevention and awareness program run by students on campuses across the country since 2009. Starting this fall, the Project will be a part of Active Minds National Day Without Stigma. More information on how to participate will be posted here in July. 


    Send Silence Packing’s month-long trip was an amazing experience filled with inspiring people and moving stories. We traveled to 13 different cities and set up displays on college campuses, and in city centers; including displays in Philadelphia’s Love Park and Manhattan’s Flatiron Plaza. Visit the blog to read about our latest and greatest adventure on the road.


    national_stress_out_dayThe end of the semester can be stressful. Good thing National Stress Out Day is just around the corner. Nearly 150 chapters are participating in Active Minds 7th Annual National Stress Out Day April 15-21, 2012! Learn more here!

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Joe Behen, PhD, Executive Director of Counseling, Health, & Disability Services School of the Art Institute of Chicago and Advisor of Active Minds at SAIC says:


joe_behen_phd_-_saic_2010"Active Minds is a revolutionary movement and the most exciting development in college student mental health... It has catalyzed students to recognize their own tremendous influence to make fundamental differences in the well-being and mental health of their peers."



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