Active Minds is the nation’s leading nonprofit organization promoting mental health awareness and education for young adults. Through award-winning programs and services, Active Minds is empowering a new generation to speak openly, act courageously, and change the conversation about mental health for everyone.
Active Minds is dedicated to saving lives and building stronger families and communities. Active Minds has a presence at more than 1,000 campuses, schools, communities, and workplaces nationwide, and is powered by a robust Chapter Network, the nationally acclaimed Send Silence Packing® display, inspiring Active Minds Speakers, and our tailored Active Minds @Work initiative.
Founded in 2003 by then 21-year-old Alison Malmon after the tragic suicide of her brother Brian, Active Minds is the country’s largest mental health organization working directly with youth and young adults. Through education, research, advocacy, and a focus on young people ages 14-25, Active Minds is creating lasting change in the way mental health is talked about, cared for, and valued.