Join Our Team: OMM is Hiring!

Are you looking for an fulfilling opportunity to work with students and promote mental health? OMM is currently hiring for 2 positions. You can be our new associate director of impact or our new program coordinator! Please check out the attached job description for more details about the positions to determine which one is the […]

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Move for Mental Health

On May 1st, to kick off Mental Health Acceptance month, Our Minds Matter (OMM) partnered with Fairfax County Public Schools (FCPS) to host the first annual Move for Mental Health community event.  OMM Executive Director, Lauren Anderson and FCPS Mental Wellness Specialist, Bethany Demers opened the event by sharing how OMM and FCPS have been […]

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Happy World Teen Mental Wellness Day!

On World Teen Mental Wellness Day, we are pleased to announce that OMM is one of the 2022 recipients of the Hollister Confidence Fund grant program, a 501(c)(3) charity that supports individuals and nonprofits working to strengthen confidence and mental wellness in teens. As a recipient, OMM will be granted $50,000 to grow our nationwide network of 130+ student-led high […]

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OMM included in Montgomery Co.’s response to increase student mental health needs

OMM 2020-21 Impact Report

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OMM starts the school year strong!

Eighty (80) student leaders from forty-five (45) schools joined our online Back to School Leadership Training on Thursday, August 19th 2021. The goal of this training is to welcome brand new student leaders, provide them with insight into OMM, club resources, and how to transition to hosting meetings in person (as opposed to online). We […]

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OMM is proud recipient of Inova Funding

Our Minds Matter was one of 14 local organizations to receive funding from the Inova Health System’s Community Health Fund to support it’s upstream youth-led suicide prevention program in Fairfax County Public Schools (FCPS) this coming school year. The Community Health Fund is an opportunity for Inova to invest in the community through partnerships that […]

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Two Friends Bike 4,300 miles To End Teen Suicide

welcome home, mental health heroes! Mental Health activists and friends, Heath Saffer and Omar Baloch finished their 4,300 miles cross-country trek over Fourth of July weekend, ending their journey in Bethany Beach, DE. Heath & Omar lost their childhood friend, Devon Rubenstein, to suicide and CYCLE4LIFE was created by Our Minds Matter and the Devon C. […]

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BIPOC Mental Health Month

July is BIPOC Mental Health Month, a time to bring to the forefront the particular challenges Black, Indigenous, & People of Color in the United States face in regards to their mental health (MHA 2021). This month, Our Minds Matter will be celebrating BIPOC Mental Health Month with the use of a toolkit designed by […]

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Our Minds Matter featured as Washington Spirit’s community spotlight