Personal Growth and Counseling Center

Active Minds

Active Minds empowers students to change the perception of mental health, reduce stigma & encourage help seeking.

Learn how Active Minds makes a difference on college campuses and how you can join Active Minds @ CSUMB.

Club Member Selena Velasquez holding a sign that says

Mental Health Awareness Month

May is mental health awareness month, be there for someone. Post #HereForYou to show your support!


Learn how CSUMB club members are helping their peers using the VAR model:

  • Validate feelings and expressions
  • Appreciate the courage to share
  • Refer self-care skills and support options

Club Officers

Email our club officers to become a member:

Ana Gomez Salvatierra - President

Bernadette "Bernie" Angeles - Vice President

Lilly Hanna - Secretary

Paulina Cadena - Treasurer

Club Meetings

Active Minds @ CSUMB

Join Active Minds @CSUMB for a night of conversation, learning, & mindfulness practice. Club officers will introduce the VAR model - learn how to validate, appreciate, & refer someone who might be going through something difficult.

October 6, 2020

6:00pm 7:15pm

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