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Jerry Greenspan Student Voice of Mental Health Award
The Jerry Greenspan Student Voice of Mental Health Award is an annual award honoring a student who is reducing prejudice around mental illness, raising awareness of mental health issues on campus, and encouraging help-seeking among their peers. It was established in 2008 through a contribution made by Carol Ullman and the late Joseph Greenspan, in memory of their son, Jerry Greenspan.
This award is designed to encourage dialogue about mental health on campuses, reduce prejudice around emotional disorders, and raise visibility of the outstanding students who are tackling these issues at schools across the country.
The college student selected for this award receives:
- A $3,000 cash scholarship
- Recognition on The Jed Foundation’s website
- A trip to New York to attend JED’s Annual Gala
CONGRATULATIONS TO OUR 2016 HONOREE!
Maggie Skoch - University of Notre Dame
Sonia Doshi - University of Michigan
Margaret Kramer - University of South Carolina
Michael Kessler - The George Washington University
Lauren Ashley Tipton - Washington and Lee University
Kristen Stefureac - University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill
Jenny Liu - University of California Los Angeles
Adam Taylor - Western Michigan University
The Alive Campaign
Five students from Baylor University bicycle across the country for suicide prevention.
Join the SAC to help JED protect emotional health and prevent suicide on campus.
Application deadline: Thursday, October 6th.
News & Info
National Alliance on Mental Illness and The Jed Foundation Release "Starting the Conversation: College and Your Mental Health" »
A Guide for Families on Starting a Conversation about Mental Health
JED COMMENDS SECRETARY CLINTON'S COMPREHENSIVE MENTAL HEALTH AGENDA »
JED Supports and Exemplifies this Community Health Approach to Better Support Students
SUPPORTING ONE ANOTHER IN THE WAKE OF TRAGEDY: ORLANDO »
A Message from The Jed Foundation following the tragedy in Orlando