Active Minds

Mission Statement: 

Active Minds is the nation’s premier nonprofit organization supporting mental health awareness and education for young adults. We are dedicated to saving lives and to building stronger families and communities. Through education, research, advocacy, and a focus on young adults ages 14–25, Active Minds is opening up the conversation about mental health and creating lasting change in the way mental health is talked about, cared for, and valued in the United States. Active Minds Website

Meet the Leadership 

President 

Kayla Drum 

President

Sarah Brandsteadter

Club Advisor

Ms. Woodring

School Counselor

Mrs. Smith 

Resources:

Society for the Prevention of Teen Suicide 

www.sptsusa.org

1-800-273-8255

 

National Text Crisis Line 24/7

https://www.crisistextline.org/

Text “HOME” to 741-741

 

Caring Contact 

Hotline and warmline out of Westfield N.J.

908-232-2880

www.caringcontact.org

 

Hope Line

https://www.hopeline-nc.org/

Call or text 919-231-4525

1-877-235-4525

 

2ndFLOOR is a confidential and anonymous helpline for NJ’s youth and young adults.

hhtps://www.2ndfloor.org

Call 888-222-2228 any time or text 2nd Floor at 888-222-2228

 

National Suicide Prevention 

Hotline: 1-800-273-8255

https://suicidepreventionlifeline.org/

Updates:

Every October we attend the Out of the Darkness March and raise money for suicide prevention.

We are in the process of making Kent Place a Stigma-Free zone through NAMI.

Links:

Active Minds at KPS Instagram Account -- Active Minds at KPS Instagram

Update (new post) to check out: September Post!

Click to submit any thoughts, meeting topics, etc.: Active Minds Anonymous Survey

The Hearth Project (founded by Emma Chan): check out the page here 

To access Mrs. Smith's office hours, click here.