Join mental health experts from EVERFI and Active Minds to learn how effective mental health promotion requires more than just awareness-building programs. Using case studies from the field, the presenters will highlight Healthy Campus Award winners and explore how policies, institutional practices, and environmental change helps them to create thriving campus communities. Join Erin McClintock of EVERFI and Laura Horne of Active Minds to:

  • Identify current mental health insights and trends as they relate to today’s students and higher education climate
  • Explore a framework and actionable insights for institutionalizing mental wellness in a proactive way.
  • Highlight case studies from Healthy Campus Award-winning institutions in prioritizing a comprehensive, public health approach to mental health.

Our Speakers

Erin McClintock, Sr. Director, Impact & Education, EVERFI

Erin is a strength-based mental health practitioner with a passion for prevention, social-emotional learning, and digital wellness. In her role as Senior Director of Impact and Education and EVERFI’s resident mental health subject matter expert, Erin critically explores the way in which technology can play a part in supporting the emotional well-being of learners across the lifespan, and how to best utilize technology to make an impact on the collective mental health of our world. Erin holds a graduate degree in Counseling Psychology, completed her post-masters studies in Trauma and Addiction Counseling, and has extensive experience in community, school, and collegiate mental health.

Laura Horne, MPH, Chief Program Officer, Active Minds

Laura develops innovative strategies and unique partnerships to empower students to help schools and society embrace a comprehensive, public health approach to mental health. Prior to Active Minds, Laura led public health initiatives at the National Association of County and City Health Officials and Tulane University. Laura earned her Master of Public Health degree in community health sciences from Tulane University and her Bachelor of Arts degree in communications from Loyola University New Orleans. She enjoys running, reading, finding adventure with her husband and three girls, and following the Washington Nationals and New Orleans Saints. Laura works from Philadelphia.