Tag: mental health

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.

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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Wellness Days replace spring break

By: Connie Klimek Staff-Writer coklimek@iu.edu A new addition to IU South Bend’s academic calendar welcomed for the spring semester, Wellness Days. Three Wellness Days were created in response to the pandemic’s impact on the spring semester.  All classes will not happen, and assignments will not be due on Wellness Days. The specific impact that inspired

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It’s okay to ask for help

By Cassidy Martenson Intern  Many college students face battles beyond the confines of the classroom on a daily basis. It is important to understand that these battles are worthy of attention, and that no one is truly alone in their struggles. As mental illness becomes represented and accepted among young adults, it must be made

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Safety week prioritizes mental health with resource fair

By: MABEL MYERS Staff Writer @mabel.myers On the first day of Safety Week, the Titan Success Center and the Office of Student Life put on a mental health resource fair. Health centers from the surrounding areas came to Fireside to help promote mental health in students. This fair is put on during health and safety

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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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