Active Minds at the University of Pennsylvania

Active Minds on Campus is a student-run mental health awareness, education, and advocacy organization on University of Pennsylvania's campus. The group's mission is to utilize peer outreach 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
  • Serve as liaison between students and the mental health community


Active Minds Vision

To destigmatize mental health disorders by promoting open, enlightened discussion of mental health; and to create a better life for all who suffer. To capitalize on the energy and dedication of young adults in the fight against the stigma that surrounds mental health disorders, and to educate, enlighten, and empower all young adults to ensure their own mental health before it ever reaches a tragic stage.