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Active Minds hosted annual JCK Foundation event


Sofia Rositani — Reporter Active Minds hosted their annual JCK Foundation presentation, Monday, Sept. 30. The group has been hosting this every year since 2016. The JCK Foundation was formed because the founder’s best friend, John Cleaver Kelly, lost his life in his battle with depression and obsessive-compulsive disorder. John Tessitore and Mike Esposito started the presentation with an ice

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‘Happy’ educates students about mental health


Sofia Rositani — Reporter From Denmark to the South African plains, the documentary “Happy” chronicles how people around the world define happiness. The three-hour watch event was co-hosted by Michelle Lawler, a counselor at Southern, and the Active Minds Club. According to Owl Connect, “Active Minds is an awareness and advocacy group focused on mental health issues on campus.” Active

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Process to add suicide prevention hotline to Hoot Loots continues


Alex Palmieri – News Writer Active Minds has been working with the Student Affairs Administration to have resources placed on the back of all student ID cards. Denise Zack, coordinator of Active Minds, said one of the resources that will be initiated onto the student cards is an 800 number that students can contact anytime for suicide prevention. Zack said she

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