Name of Club or Organization:
College or University:
"Active Minds is the only organization working to utilize the student voice to change the conversation about mental health on college campuses. By developing and supporting chapters of a student-run mental health awareness, education, and advocacy group on campuses, the organization works to increase students’ awareness of mental health issues, provide information and resources regarding mental health and mental illness, encourage students to seek help as soon as it is needed, and serve as liaison between students and the mental health community."
Active Minds has several hundred branches on college and university campuses across the country. They provide resources for students, programming, mental health speakers, and many other services.
Can I Replicate This Group on My Campus?:
Definitely. The mission of Active Minds is to continue to challenge the way mental health is dealt with and addressed on college campuses. And one of the best ways to do that is to start a branch at your own college or university.
By phone: (202) 332-9595
Additionally, the Active Minds website provides a list of possible contacts, depending on the nature of your inquiry. They also have a specific contact available if you are interested in bringing a mental health speaker to your campus.