Active Minds

Active Minds

Changing the Conversation about Mental Health


Active Minds is a national college student organization dedicated to destigmatizing mental health on campuses.
Auburn’s Active Minds chapter is entering its fifth year, and puts on annual programs such as Mental Wealth Week and the Out of the Darkness Walk for Suicide Prevention.

How Do I Get Involved?

Active Minds meets twice a month on Tuesdays at 6:30 PM in the Auburn Student Center.
Come check out one of our meetings and learn about ways to be a mental health advocate on campus!

Making a Difference Around the Country

There are over 500 Active Minds chapters nation wide! Check out what the organization is doing on campuses like Auburn across the country by visiting the national web-page.

V-A-R Training Now Available on Auburn's Campus!

V-A-R stands for Validate, Appreciate, Refer. This is a peer-led training created by Active Minds that is now available on Auburn’s campus! This training teaches students, staff and faculty how to talk to and support someone who comes to them with a tough situation.

NBC Nightly News Segment

Auburn's Chapter Featured for World Suicide Prevention Day

Upcoming Events

Meeting Dates and Locations

January 28 – Student Center 2326

Topic: Validate, Appreciate, Refer Training

February 11 – Student Center 2326

Topic- Self-love, Self-Care, and “Being Kind to Your Mind”

February 25 – Student Center 2326

Topic: QPR Training

March 24 – Student Center 2326

 Topic: Sleep and Mental Health

April 7 – Student Center 2326

 Topic: Active Minds Egg Hunt Event*

April 21 – Student Center 2326

Topic: Stress Less Activities

Always at 6:30 PM

Give to Auburn Active Minds

Support Mental Health Advocacy on Campus

Giving to Active Minds at Auburn University will help support student’s efforts to raise awareness for mental health on campus by putting on annual programs and training our student leaders.