Partnerships

HBS partners with several key organizations to promote research and inform practice.

AMActive Minds, Inc: Active Minds utilizes the student voice to change the conversation about mental health on college campuses. By developing and supporting student-run chapters, education, and advocacy group on campus, the organization works to increase students’ awareness of mental health issues, provide information and resources regarding mental health and mental illness, encourage students to seek help, and serves as liaison between students and the mental health community through campus-wide events and national programs. The Healthy Minds Network partners with Active Minds to expand the reach of the studies and to empower students through research.

 

ACPAAmerican College Personnel Association: ACPA is the leading comprehensive student affairs association that advances student affairs and engages students for a lifetime of learning and discovery. ACPA supports and fosters college student learning through the generation and dissemination of knowledge, which informs policies, practices and programs for student affairs professionals and the higher education community. The Healthy Minds Network partners with ACPA to provide monthly research updates relevant to campus administrators and others.

 

AICADAssociation of Independent Colleges of Art and Design: AICAD is a non-profit consortium of 43 leading art schools in the U.S. and Canada. It was founded in 1991 by a group of college presidents who felt a need for the similarly structured art schools to come together so as to mutually develop their schools and programs. AICAD’s mission is to help strengthen the member colleges individually and collectively, and to inform the public about these colleges and the value of studying art and design. AICAD colleges educate more than 50,000 undergraduate and graduate students each year. Students are drawn from all 50 U.S. states and more than 60 foreign countries. The Healthy Minds Network works closely with AICAD to conduct mental health research at schools of art and design.

 

Hynes Recovery Services: HRS provides college students and their families with the tools and resources necessary to ensure aHRS2 successful transition to college for those battling an eating disorder. In addition, through the College Assistance Program (CAP Program), HRS is providing support to high school students nationwide, who are in need of securing treatment during the transition period from high school to college. The Healthy Bodies Study provides quarterly research updates disseminated through HRS.

 

JedCampusJedCampus: JedCampus is an online self-assessment survey program that helps colleges explore and enhance their campus mental health and suicide prevention programming. The Healthy Minds Network partners with JedCampus to promote the need for rigorous mental health research and program evaluation.

 

LanternLanternLantern was founded in 2012 in San Francisco and is comprised of researchers, technologists, and clinicians who translate clinical research and expertise into simple, effective web and mobile programs based in cognitive behavioral therapy. Its programs are built in partnership with experts at Stanford University, Penn State University, and Washington University in St. Louis. Through its annual web-based survey research, the Healthy Minds Network links students to relevant Lantern programs based on their survey responses.