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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.