Tag: Active Minds

Backpacks Cover Campus to Raise Suicide Awareness

Photo by Hope Patti Ramapo College teamed up with Active Minds to bring the traveling display “Send Silence Packing” to campus last Wednesday. This is the second time that Ramapo has been able to host the display after first partnering with Active Minds in 2011. The formal presentation of the […]

Hundreds of Shoes Displayed for Mental Health Exhibit

Photo by Hope Patti As a prelude to the Disability Awareness month program coming up in October, the “In Their Shoes” exhibit encouraged students, faculty and staff at Ramapo College to become more understanding and compassionate toward people coping with mental health issues. “Mental illness is like air. Just because […]

‘Spring into Wellness’ Addresses Mental Illness Stigmas

Photo by Hope Patti Ramapo hosted its annual Spring into Wellness event on Wednesday, April 6 in the Bradley Center. While the event was mostly marketed toward third-year, Spring Into Wellness was open for the whole campus to participate in activities such as yoga, hip-hop dance tutorials, CrossFit, aroma therapy, […]

Maya Poran Speaks on Gender and Mental Health

Photo by Hope Patti On Wednesday, the Active Minds Association on campus held a discussion in the Adler Theater with Maya Poran, social psychologist and associate professor of psychology and women and gender studies at Ramapo, in honor of Women’s HERstory Month. Professor Poran addressed her long-term studies about the historic […]

High Heels Help Fight Sexual Abuse, Violence

Photo by Angelica Pasquali Male students from various fraternities, clubs and sports teams gathered by the Arch on Tuesday to protest sexual assault and violence against women by wearing women's shoes – a symbolic act intended to show solidarity The men fumbled through bins of high heels to look for […]

Dorm Decorating Night Promotes Suicide Prevention

Photo by Nicole Williams On Thursday, students gathered in the Alumni Lounges to make decorations for their dorms. Small talk and indie rock filled the room, creating a pleasant atmosphere. Friends caught up, telling one another about their day; others chatted about their classes. A slideshow was projected on the […]