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Active Minds

Active Minds is an organization composed of students and faculty members whose mission is:

  • To increase awareness among IUP students about issues of mental health, symptoms of mental illness, and available resources in and around the Indiana community.
  • To become a point of reference for IUP students for information on depression, bipolar disorder, schizophrenia, eating disorders, PTSD, generalized anxiety disorder, other mental illnesses, and mental health concerns.
  • To become a liaison between IUP students and the mental health community through distributing fact sheets on campus; hosting and/or sponsoring charity fundraisers, guest speakers, and related events; and maintaining a comprehensive website.

Membership is open to all students and faculty members. For more information on this organization, please contact the presidents and/or advisor listed below.

  • Janessa Nowlen,, President, 724-357-2621
  • Dr. David Myers,, Advisor, IUP Counseling Center, G31 Suites on Maple East, 724-357-2621
  • Student Organizations
  • Center for Student Life
    Pratt Hall, Room 303
    201 Pratt Drive
    Indiana, PA 15705
  • Phone: 724-357-2598
  • Fax: 724-357-2351
  • Office Hours
  • Monday through Friday
  • 8:00 a.m.–12:00 p.m.
  • 1:00 p.m.–4:30 p.m.