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student leader summit

It’s that time of the year again folks, so dust off your backpacks and sharpen those pencils because the OMM Student Leader Summit is back and better than ever!   in-person option Calling all student leaders in DC, Maryland and Virginia! Join us for our in-person Student Leader Summit in downtown DC. This training will […]

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lgbtq+ minds matter

  Happy Pride Month! Pride is a wonderful time for LGBTQ+ folks to celebrate their identity and community, and a good time for aspiring allies to show their support. It’s also an important time to talk about LGBTQ+ mental health. According to the Trevor Project’s National Survey on LGBTQ+ Youth Mental Health 2021, 75% of […]

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omm invites you to be there

Our Minds Matter is so excited to announce a brand new training brought to you by the Born This Way Foundation (BTW) and Jack.org — the Be There Certificate! We are also honored to share that we worked closely with the BTW team to bring you a collaborative activity guide as a follow-up to the […]

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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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mental health awareness month ’22

May is Mental Health Awareness Month and while awareness is great, we think we can all go a little further and take action. Which is pretty perfect because May 19th is Mental Health Action Day! So why not turn the whole month into mental health action? We recognize and celebrate the fact that you are […]

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this matters: how global conflict has a personal impact

For those of us in the mental health movement, the term “trauma” is not a new one. However, some of us may not know that there is a type of trauma brought on by big events that can affect entire societies called “collective trauma,” and it causes a ripple effect that impacts us all uniquely. […]

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not one more weekend with the national alliance of eating disorders

Eating disorders are one of the most common mental disorders, affecting over 30 million Americans. They have the 2nd highest mortality rate of any mental illness and can affect anyone, regardless of gender, race, sexuality, ability, and socioeconomic status. There are many disparities regarding the diagnosis and treatment of eating disorders, including the fact that […]

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Mid-Year Leadership Training

Join us on Sunday, January 30th at 1 pm ET over Zoom to build your leadership skills. This hour-long training will provide student leaders with the opportunity to learn a new critical thinking skill and to reason through problem-solving with other fellow leaders. Please follow these instructions to register: Create a Zoom account if you […]

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new resources for latin american & hispanic youth

Our Minds Matter is committed to uplifting communities that experience oppression and marginalization, and part of that commitment is amplifying culturally competent mental health resources. The Latin American and Hispanic community is not a monolith – instead, it is full of dozens of unique and beautiful cultures, each with their own histories and stories. About […]

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National Relaxation Day

August 15 is National Relaxation Day. In 1985, nine-year-old Sean Moeller came up with the idea! National Relaxation day promotes stress relief through relaxation techniques like meditation and yoga. Our lives often get so busy that we forget to take time for ourselves and kick back and relax. It is incredibly important to make time […]

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