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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! 

2016 

 

Maggie Skoch - University of Notre Dame

Read her story here

 

 

 

 

PREVIOUS WINNERS

2015 

 

 

Sonia Doshi - University of Michigan

Read her story here

 

 

 

2014

 

Margaret Kramer - University of South Carolina

Read her story here

 

 

2013



Michael Kessler - The George Washington University

Read his story here

 

2012


Lauren Ashley Tipton - Washington and Lee University

Read her story here

 

2011

 

Kristen Stefureac - University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill

 

 

2010

 

Jenny  Liu - University of California Los Angeles

 

 

2009

Adam Taylor

 

Adam Taylor - Western Michigan University

 



2008



The Alive Campaign

Five students from Baylor University bicycle across the country for suicide prevention.

 

 

 

Spotlight

Apply for JED's 2016-2017 Student Advisory Council (SAC)!

Join the SAC to help JED protect emotional health and prevent suicide on campus.

Application deadline: Thursday, October 6th.

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