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  • SSP_Spring2014Tour_NewsarticleActive Minds traveling suicide awareness program of 1,100 backpacks representing the number of college students lost to suicide each year is on the road again. This spring, Send Silence Packing will be in Wisconsin, Indiana, Ohio, Kansas, Iowa and Minnesota. Check out the full list here>>
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  • Stress_Less_Week_Web_newsarticleHundreds of Active Minds Chapters are observing Stress Less Week this Spring! Join the national network April 20-26 by following us on Facebook and Twitter, and begin addressing stress in your community at

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Active Minds empowers students to change the perception about mental health on college campuses.


  • Lucy Ingram from Active Minds at Connecticut College says:

    lucy"My personal experience with mental illness in college made my realize how important it is for students to be aware of resources on campus, be educated about mental health issues, and know that they are not alone in their struggles. Active Minds has allowed students on our campus to come together to share their experiences and encourage others to do the same"