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Oct 05 2009

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National Day Without Stigma

Today is National Day Without Stigma, organized by ActiveMinds.org.

Active Minds is the only organization working to utilize the student voice to change the conversation about mental health on college campuses. By developing and supporting chapters of a student-run mental health awareness, education, and advocacy group on campuses, the organization works to increase students’ awareness of mental health issues, provide information and resources regarding mental health and mental illness, encourage students to seek help as soon as it is needed, and serve as liaison between students and the mental health community.

Through campus-wide events and national programs, Active Minds aims to remove the stigma that surrounds mental health issues, and create a comfortable environment for an open conversation about mental health issues on campuses throughout North America.

To find local information about programs today visit Active Minds Programs. To find an Active Minds chapter located near you, click on this map. You can also find information regarding how to start a new chapter in your area.

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