Entries by Maura Wheeler

In High School, the Kids Are Not All Right

With social and academic pressure mounting, a teacher shares what he’s learned about tracking his students’ mental well-being. By David Tow March 7, 2018 Originally appeared on www.edutopia.com I lost my first student to suicide not long ago. The student was no longer in my class at the time, nor even at the school, but I […]

Therapist seeks to work with KCSD on school safety initiatives

By Richard L. Gaw Staff Writer Originally appeared 03/20/2018 01:22PM in Chester County Press, www.chestercounty.com On February 14, a mass shooting occurred at Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School in Parkland, Florida that resulted in the deaths of 17 people and the wounding of 17 others. It became one of the world’s deadliest school massacres on […]

Keep Sound Minds President Becomes Part of Minding Your Mind

After eight years of substantive and relevant work within New Hampshire and Massachusetts, the founders and board of directors of Keep Sound Minds (KSM) have made the decision to dissolve the foundation and end outreach and other efforts in the near future. Based in New Hampshire, the nonprofit charity was founded in 2008 by Danielle […]

Minding Your Mind Brings Nationally-Renown Mental Health Education Programs to Massachusetts

Introductory Event Scheduled for November 16 at Newton Free Public Library Ardmore, PA (October 18, 2016) — Minding Your Mind, an organization whose mission it is to provide mental health education that can break the silence and end the stigma and destructive behaviors associated with mental health issues, is bringing its highly-recognized set of programs […]

2019 A Celebration of Life: Philadelphia an Historic Success!

On Thursday, May 9, 2019, over 500 people gathered in Philadelphia for the fourth annual A Celebration of Life: Philadelphia. Led by an all-volunteer committee of Minding Your Mind’s Young Professionals Board and friends, this year’s event was the most well-attended and charitable to date, with all proceeds funding mental health education and suicide prevention […]

Cyber Monday Shopping Opportunity!

If you’re looking for that perfect little something to give a friend, relative, girlfriend, teacher – anyone! – this season, we have one that is unique, useful, and supports a great cause. The Dialogue Projects has selected Minding Your Mind as the beneficiary of proceeds from the sale of the White Dialogue Mini canvas clutch. […]

Giving Tuesday Email to Tell 12

Every 12 minutes, one person in the U.S. dies by suicide. Over 90% of those individuals have a diagnosable mental health disorder. Changing the conversation about mental health has the potential to change the statistics about suicide. #BeTheOne to ignite this change. Use Giving Tuesday to spread the word about Minding Your Mind.  Copy and […]