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The Auburn University chapter of Active Minds Inc., was awarded “five-star status” last week, in recognition of its fundraising efforts during the 2014-2015 school year. The five-star status is the highest designation that can be bestowed on a chapter. Active Minds Auburn is one of 28 chapters to be given the designation, out of more than 400 Active Minds chapters on college campuses in the United States, Canada, Australia, Puerto Rico and Ecuador. Active Minds Inc., a national organization for mental health promotion and advocacy on college campuses, has reached more than 100,000 students with life-saving education and messages of hope since its inception in 2003. Active Minds Auburn was founded by recent Auburn graduate Kyle Marchuk in 2013 and has grown to more than 300 members. It serves the Auburn community by organizing or co-sponsoring events designed to increase mental health awareness on campus, such as the Out of Darkness suicide prevention walk, National Depression Screening Day, Stomp out Stigma Day in October, Mental Wealth Week in January and Stress Less Week in April. For more information about Active Minds Auburn, visit its page on AU Involve, as well as on social media (Facebook, Twitter, and Instagram).