OMM’s Latest Events

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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Pride Month

Pride Month is upon us! Our Minds Matter will be bringing light to the contributions of queer folx over the course of history, to the issues facing the LGBTQ+ community, and to ways that we can all be better allies. Here are some findings from the Trevor Project’s National Survey on LGBTQ Youth Mental Health […]

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Thrive Brunch Recap

This past Sunday, we closed out the school year at the Our Minds Matter Spring fundraising event, where we celebrated the resiliency and accomplishments of OMM students and clubs. The OMM Thrive Brunch included an inside look at OMM’s growth and impact, special break-out sessions where attendees could engage with student leaders, and the announcement […]

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Thriving Together for Mental Health Month in May

  Join us to close the month-long campaign at OMM’s Thrive Brunch on May 23rd at 11am EST. This event is Our Minds Matter’s Spring fundraising event, which will celebrate OMM students on a year of wins against the stigma around mental health. Come early for a fun and simple virtual cooking session where we […]

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Spring Leadership Training

On Sunday, March 21st, 82 student leaders from 44 OMM chapters across the globe rang in spring. It was our most international class yet, students came from Virginia and Maryland to Medellin, Colombia. By the luck of the Irish, we had some new prospective leaders from Northern Ireland visit us as well. The training started […]

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Meet Our Panelists!

Black Youth Mental Health Panel on 2/23

Our Minds Matter’s team of renowned panelists are joining us in order to give a holistic view of what is hindering Black youth access to mental health support. Let’s meet them!   Justin Graves – Justin is the founder and owner of HESONWHEELS, project manager for the Department of Homeland Security in D.C. He has […]

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Dr. Solomon Carter Fuller (First Black Psychiatrist)

Black History Month

Happy Black History Month! You cannot have American History without Black History! Our Minds Matter is happy to begin the month with a celebration of Black contributions to our understanding of mental health. Our Minds Matter would like to start Black History Month by giving a loving shoutout to Dr. Solomon Carter Fuller, a pioneering […]

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Winter Leadership Training

On Sunday January 10th, Our Minds Matter hosted its Winter Leadership Training where over 75 students from 45 schools across the country joined to learn about how they can end the stigma against mental health in their school environments. A panel of student leaders presented tips, tricks, and challenges on the following topics: student recruitment, […]

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A Not So Silent Night: Shining A Light On Mental Health

Dear OMM Family, A Not So Silent Night: Shining A Light On Mental Health was a large success! We raised over $50,000 and broke our expected viewership ratings. It is all thanks to you. We hope you enjoyed the powerful and poignant messages from our student leaders who work daily to end the stigma in […]

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