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May 10, 2024 Press Release

Stigma Is Not Top Barrier for Teens Seeking Mental Health Support

New research by The Jed Foundation (JED) shows teens are more concerned about feeling that others wouldn’t understand them, discomfort surrounding emotional conversations, and perceived

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May 10, 2024

6 Key Action Items From “The Wellness Blueprint,” a Convening of Top Higher Education and Mental Health Policy Leaders

By Jessica Hicks From April 29 to May 1, 2024, The Jed Foundation (JED) and the State Higher Education Executive Officers Association (SHEEO),...

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April 1, 2024

Student Voice of Mental Health Award Winner Areli Rosales on the Power of Vulnerability

Areli Rosales has always felt it was her duty to help heal the people in her life. Growing up the child of an...

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April 1, 2024

Student Voice of Mental Health Award Winner Rick Yang on Helping Youth Take Up Space

Like so many young adults, Rick Yang felt isolated during the COVID-19 pandemic. He was so focused on checking boxes — virtual learning,...

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March 1, 2024

Cecilia Gentili: Pioneering Activist and Cherished Friend

By Dr. Laura Erickson-Schroth Cecilia was one of those people who didn’t need a last name. If you said “Cecilia” in a group...

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February 1, 2024

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...

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January 30, 2024

Navigating 2024: Trends Affecting Youth Mental Health

By John MacPhee We’ve been excited to kick off the new year here at The Jed Foundation (JED), since 2024 marks a particularly...

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December 18, 2023

JED Joins Connecticut State Colleges and Universities to Begin Building Communities of Care

By Lauren Patetta  Representatives from the Connecticut State Colleges and Universities (CSCU) met last month for the inaugural CSCU Building Communities of Care...

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December 12, 2023

JED Unites School Officials From Across Utah for Day of Mental Health Problem-Solving and Planning

By Lauren Patetta  The Utah JED Campus Cohort—consisting of 16 public higher-education institutions in the state—gathered in October at Weber State University for...

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December 7, 2023

JED and Chartwells Provide Back-to-School Resources to 300 College Campuses

By Jessica Hicks The Jed Foundation (JED) and Chartwells Higher Education, a leader in contract food service management for colleges and universities, partnered...

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November 17, 2023

Uniting for Youth: Insights From the JED Policy Summit on Student Mental Health

By Rebecca Bauer On October 30, 2023, more than 100 mental health experts, advocates, and allies gathered in Washington, D.C., for the JED...

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November 16, 2023

JED, NAMI, and Macy’s Partnership Raises Over $1.4 Million During Back-to-School Fundraiser for Youth Mental Health

By Lauren Patetta  Macy’s raised over $1.4 million to support the work of the Jed Foundation (JED) and the National Alliance for Mental...

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November 14, 2023

JED Joins lululemon and Black Mat Yoga for World Mental Health Day

By Lauren Patetta lululemon and Black Mat Yoga welcomed The Jed Foundation (JED) to Nourish, a World Mental Health Day celebration at Arden...

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