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June 29, 2021 Blog

Honoring Our Heritage, Nurturing Our Mental Health: A Black History Month Reflection

By Jessica Orenstein As a young Black woman, this Black History Month feels particularly poignant. It’s a time when we celebrate the richness of our

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Press Release

June 29, 2021

The Jed Foundation Launches Proud and Thriving Project to Support the Emotional Well-being and Mental Health of LGBTQ+ Youth

Supported by the Upswing Fund for Mental Health for Adolescents, JED will work with The Consortium of Higher Education LGBT Resource Professionals to...

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June 22, 2021

Harvard Student Georgia Messinger Wins The Jed Foundation 14th Annual Student Voice in Mental Health Award For her Groundbreaking Work on the Trill Project

Trill Project is an anonymous social network for mental health peer support that has started over half a million conversations around identity, relationships,...

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June 21, 2021

Student Voice of Mental Health Award Finalist Julia Hansen Promotes Mental Health in Communities through Nature

One of two finalists for the Student Voice of Mental Health Award (SVMHA), Julia Hansen is a rising senior at Occidental College majoring...

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June 21, 2021

College Suicide Prevention Through the Creation of Communities of Care: New Insights from the JED Campus Program Published by NAM Perspectives, a Publication of the National Academy of Medicine

Suicide rates among young people have been on the rise over the past 15 years and research from The Jed Foundation showed that...

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June 21, 2021

Student Voice of Mental Health Award 2021 Winner Georgia Messinger Is Using Tech to Transform Mental Health Peer Support

This year’s Student Voice of Mental Health Award winner is Georgia Messinger (she/her/hers), an LA native and rising senior at Harvard University studying...

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June 21, 2021

Student Voice of Mental Health Award Finalist Gerardo De La Torre Helps Bring Much-needed Telemental Health Services to Diablo Valley College Students

One of two finalists for the Student Voice of Mental Health Award (SVMHA), Gerardo De La Torre is a student at Diablo Valley...

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June 16, 2021

What Juneteenth Can Teach Us About Racial Trauma and the Resilience of the Black Community

On June 1, 1863, when President Lincoln’s Emancipation Proclamation became official, an executive order was written to destabilize the Confederacy amidst the Civil...

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June 1, 2021

The Jed Foundation Stands Against Antisemitism

The Jed Foundation (JED) strongly condemns antisemitism across the United States, which is on the rise. There is a longstanding and documented history...

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May 26, 2021

A New Study Led by JED and Ascend Finds that Support for Student Parent Mental Health Could Make the Difference Between Graduating, or Not

Parenting is never easy. The COVID-19 pandemic has rendered the usual difficulties of parenting even more challenging. Anyone navigating working from home with...

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May 26, 2021

New Study: Student Parents in College Experience Unique Mental Health Challenges but Lack Access to Support on Campus

Ascend at the Aspen Institute and The Jed Foundation Release a New Mental Health Framework with Recommendations for Supporting the Mental Health of...

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May 24, 2021

Each and Every Day Webinar

Each and Every Day, from filmmakers Sheila Nevins and Alexandra Shiva and created in partnership with MTV and JED, is a documentary exploration...

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May 13, 2021

Advocate Dr. Altha Stewart Joins the JED Advisory Board Team

The Jed Foundation Advisory Board brings together clinical experts in mental health and suicide prevention to advise on strategy and evaluation of JED’s...

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