Active Minds


Type:  Other
Author:  Active Minds
Publisher:  Non-Profit Soapbox

Active Minds is a national nonprofit organization which utilizes students’ voices to raise mental health awareness among college students. It develops and supports student-run chapters on colleges and university campuses that promote a dialogue around issues of mental health and educate the student body about available resources in and around the campus community. Student members spread awareness of available mental health services and plan campus awareness activities. The national organization sponsors events and conferences for student members.

Populations:  Young Adults Ages 18 to 25 Years
Settings:  Colleges and Universities, Outpatient Mental Health
About Suicide:  Suicidal Thoughts and Behavior, Risk and Protective Factors, Behavioral Health Disorders
Planning and Implementing:  Communications and Outreach, Stigma, Prejudice, and Discrimination, New and Social Media, Partnerships and Coalitions
Strategies:  Treatment