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Active Minds

Primary Contact: Sarah Savage
Email: activeminds@simmons.edu
Facebook: http://on.fb.me/U9fV9s
Twitter: @activeminds_sc
Website: http://www.activeminds.org/

Meeting Day: Monday
Meeting Time: 8:00PM
Meeting Location: Quadside

Mission

To destigmatize mental health disorders by promoting open, enlightened discussion of mental health; and to create a better life for all who suffer. To capitalize on the energy and dedication of young adults in the fight against the stigma that surrounds mental health disorders, and to educate, enlighten, and empower all young adults to ensure their own mental health before it ever reaches a tragic stage.

Description

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.

This organization became an active chapter at Simmons College on May 4,2011.

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