Active MInds

Active Minds at Kent State University is one of over 500 chapters across the United States, all working with the National Active Minds in Washington, D.C., to change the conversation about mental health. All are welcome to help us reduce stigma around Kent State! If you are interested in becoming a member, please reach out to our president, Hunter Frey-Burkart, at

Follow us on social media:

  • Instagram: @activeminds.ksu

Upcoming Events

  • Please check back for upcoming events. 

VAR Trainings

  • Please check back for upcoming trainings. 


Photos from our 2023 Suicide Prevention Walk 


Suicide Prevention Walk 2023
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Past Events

  • Active Minds February 2022 Event Schedule
  • VAR event information
  • Mingle Monday poster
  • Feel Good Friday poster
  • Break the Stigma event poster
  • Active Minds Valentine Day Flyer


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    Meditation event
  • Donate event
  • Event flyer for upcoming men's mental health discussion
  • Flyer for Scare Away Stigma event

Sept. 2022 Events

Monday the 12th: Meet & Greet with Active Minds @ KSU Moulton Hall room 231A 6-7pm

Wednesday the 21st: VAR Training Moulton Hall 301 5:30-6pm

Wednesday the 28th: Suicide Prevention Walk starting at Risman Plaza 6-7pm

Oct. 2022 Events

Monday October 10th: Create your own affirmation rainbow 6-7pm in Moulton Hall 202

Wednesday October 19th: VAR training 6-6:30 pm in Moulton Hall 202

Wednesday October 26th: Scare Away Stigma 6-7pm in Moulton Hall 202 

Nov. 2022 Events

Monday November 14th: VAR Training 6-6:30pm Moulton 231A

Monday, November 21st: Mental Illness Stigma in the Media 6-7pm in Moulton 231A 

Monday, November 28th: Men and Mental Health 6-7pm in Moulton 231A

Feb. 2023 Events

Monday, February 13th: Self-Love

Monday, February 20th: VAR Training 

March 2023 Events 

Monday, March 13th: VAR Training 


In the News

Active Minds Hosts Self Love Event for Valentine's Day by Kelsey Paulus from

Bring Active Minds to Your Campus by Kayla Marker from Active Minds Blog

Active Minds President Shares Her Story on Struggles with Mental Health by Becca Sagaris from

Active Minds Scares Away Stigma of Mental Illness by Ryanne Locker from