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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 amazing people 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 The Jed Foundation’s Annual Gala to receive the award on June 3rd, 2015

APPLICATION PROCESS IS NOW CLOSED. Thanks to all who applied this year! 

Congratulations to our 2015 honoree!

 

 

Sonia Doshi - University of Michigan

Read her story here

 

 

 

PREVIOUS WINNERS

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 South 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.

 

 

 

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Be Vocal Speak Up for Mental Health

We are excited to partner on #BeVocalSpeakUp with Demi Lovato, DBSA, NAMI, MHA, the National Council and Sunovion. Watch Demi share her story and learn how you can make a difference for mental health HERE.

Join the #BeVocalSpeakUp conversation online today!

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