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February 1, 2024 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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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 20, 2023

A Good Investment

  We take the stewardship of your gift very seriously. JED has received its sixth consecutive 4-star rating from Charity Navigator. Attaining a...

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December 19, 2023

It’s OK to ask for help

  By John MacPhee It starts with making it OK to talk about tough feelings and uncomfortable thoughts. When we do that, we...

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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 14, 2023

Jed was my brother

By Michael Satow I lost my brother, Jed, to suicide when I was in my early 30s. I had just had my first...

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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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November 8, 2023

JED and AASA Begin Districtwide Approach to Bring Youth Mental Health and Suicide Prevention to School Districts

By Kim Greene The Jed Foundation (JED) and AASA, The School Superintendents Association, have begun their work with pre-K–12 school districts across the...

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