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The Healthy Minds Study and the Virginia Healthy Minds Coalition

The Healthy Minds Study is a national on-line survey of college student mental health.  It was introduced in 2007 by the University of Michigan’s School of Public Health, in partnership with the Survey Sciences Group. To date, over 120 campuses across the country have participated in this important research. 

The Healthy Minds Study:

Some key findings to date:

The Virginia Coalition:  In 2009, the Virginia Department of Health (VDH), in collaboration with the Institute for Innovation in Health and Human Services at James Madison University launched a study of “Campus Mental Health in the Commonwealth.”  Thanks to financial support from VDH, the following Virginia campuses have participated in the Virginia Coalition.





For more information, on the study itself, go to:


For information on the Virginia Healthy Minds Coalition, contact:
Jane Wiggins, Ph.D.
Program Director
The Campus Suicide Prevention Center of Virginia