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Meet the Five Healthiest Campuses in America

Alison Malmon | Posted 10.06.2015 | College
Alison Malmon

We often talk about what colleges are doing wrong and where they're falling short. From sexual assault to mental health, the consequences can be tragic when student health isn't prioritized - high drop-out rates, life-long trauma, even death.

Eating Disorders Are Tough, But We're Tougher

Alison Malmon | Posted 04.22.2013 | Impact
Alison Malmon

Thirty million Americans will struggle with some type of eating disorder during their lifetime, and a large percentage of them will begin to experience these complex mental and physical illnesses during young adulthood. Yet, we rarely talk about them in a serious way.

Better Living Through Empathy: A National Day Without Stigma

Tamar Chansky | Posted 12.05.2012 | Healthy Living
Tamar Chansky

Changing the conversation about mental health means making care for mental health as matter of fact as going to get treatment for asthma or a broken leg. What good sense that makes. But even those of us who aren't currently suffering from mental health problems stand to gain.

Fighting Bullying: Love Is Louder Than Just About Everything

Alison Malmon | Posted 11.17.2011 | Healthy Living
Alison Malmon

I believe in the power of every voice, and I believe that love is louder than hate, louder than hopelessness. Do you?

Send Silence Packing

Alison Malmon | Posted 05.25.2011 | College
Alison Malmon

Active Minds has launched a US tour of Send Silence Packing -- a public display of 1,100 donated backpacks representing the 1,100 college student lives lost to suicide each year.