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, Kayla Marker, at

Upcoming Events

We have an expanding list of events this fall semester! Join us for suicide prevention events in September, during National Suicide Prevention Month, and VAR (Validate, Appreciate, and Refer) mental health trainings. You can register for our events here: Please check back frequently for new events being added throughout the semester. See you there!

Past Events

  • VAR event information
  • Mingle Monday poster
  • Feel Good Friday poster
  • Break the Stigma event poster
  • Active Minds Valentine Day Flyer
  • Meditation event
  • Donate event
  • Event flyer for upcoming men's mental health discussion
  • Flyer for Scare Away Stigma event


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