Tag: Active Minds

Active Minds mental health club plans year ahead

On Sept. 22, IU South Bend’s chapter of Active Minds held their first meeting of the semester to discuss plans for the year ahead and areas of interest for students. Active Minds is a national mental health nonprofit organization that seeks to break the stigma surrounding mental health. Their goal is to bring awareness to mental health in a way that inspires students to seek help and promote open discussion.

Actively and mindfully destigmatizing mental health

By: Ashley Rose Staff-Writer/Photographer    Active Minds is a national student led nonprofit organization that is dedicated to advocating and destigmatizing mental health, especially within the young adult community Active minds.They try to reach the community through peer to peer interactions that encourage young adults to open up about their mental health journeys as well as

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Titans talk about mental health

By: Mabel Myers Editor-in-Chief    The IU South Bend chapter of Active Minds will host Titans Talk, a mental health awareness event, on April 21 from 7-9 p.m. in the Grill. Like “The Vagina Monologues,” Titans Talk is a reader’s theater event at which club members and volunteers will read stories anonymously submitted by IU South

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Active Minds opens conversation regarding Derek Chauvin’s verdict

By: Connie Klimek Staff-Writer IU South Bend Chapter of Active Minds hosted a discussion via zoom exploring thoughts and feelings on Derek Chauvin’s trial and guilty verdict.  Nicole Haas, co-president of Active Minds, greeted attendees and gave Kevin Griffith, executive director of Student Advocacy and Community Engagement, an introduction. Griffith welcomed participants and said, “This

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Active Minds aims to end mental illness stigma

By: ASHLEY FOOR Staff Writer asfoor@iusb.edu There is a new opportunity out there for students who want to make a difference in their school and community. The Student Counseling Center at IU South Bend has recently been awarded a Chancellor’s 2020 grant, which will fund the startup of an Active Minds chapter on campus. Active

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