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June 10, 2024 Press Release

The Jed Foundation Develops New Suicide Postvention Guidebook for Off-Campus College Student Housing

[June 6, 2024, Austin, Texas & New York City] – The Jed Foundation (JED), in partnership with the College Student Mental Wellness Advocacy Coalition and

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June 10, 2024

2024 JED Gala Celebrates 25 Years of Impact and Raises $3.9 Million

The Jed Foundation (JED) raised a record-breaking $3.9 million at its annual gala at Cipriani Wall Street on Monday, June 3. The sold-out...

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May 14, 2024

DCA District Spotlight: Hardin Public Schools in Montana

In March 2024, The Jed Foundation (JED) and AASA, The School Superintendents Association, announced the selection of 15 school districts to participate in...

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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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May 1, 2024

Mental Health Awareness Month

May is a time of renewal and this Mental Health Awareness Month, JED’s theme, “Grow Forward Together,” inspires us to build resilience within...

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March 25, 2024

Cyberbullying Resources for Parents and Caregivers

As caring and supportive adults, we aspire to guide youth toward becoming compassionate, understanding, and resilient individuals. In a world where social and...

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March 14, 2024

Navigating Change: Managing the Emotional Impact of a Potential TikTok Ban

At The Jed Foundation (JED), we understand that the potential ban of TikTok is raising questions and concerns among many teens and young...

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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 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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