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January 20, 2022 JED In The Media Source: ABC News

JED CEO John MacPhee Discusses the New 988 Suicide Crisis Lifeline

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January 20, 2022

5 Mental Health Tips for the New Year

Five ways to prioritize your mental health as we continue to navigate uncertainty and the COVID-19 pandemic. The start of the year is...

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December 23, 2021

These Numbers Fill Me with Hope

In the past five years, JED has significantly increased our impact by every measurable metric. We’ve grown the number of schools we partner...

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December 21, 2021

JED: A Good Investment

When you support JED, your gift has a dramatic impact on teens and young adults. They receive emotional support, connectedness, and the skills...

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December 20, 2021

The Mental Health Benefits of Giving and Receiving

Perhaps no time period is more renowned for its profound benefits and equally profound challenges than the end-of-year holiday season. Mostly, we collectively...

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December 20, 2021

A Note from the JED Founders

It is difficult to capture the depth of our gratitude to our friends and supporters in a single message. What started 21 years...

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November 24, 2021

Self-Care for the Holidays

Nine tips for practicing self-care during “the most wonderful time of the year” The holiday season is often a festive and joyful time...

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November 16, 2021

Beyond a Win

Something terrifying and unexpected happened to me. By making the right choices, I am here today to share my story.  I grew up...

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October 26, 2021

If I Could Do It Over: Understanding Substance Misuse

I always feel a pit in my stomach that starts around the holiday season. At family gatherings, my eyes scan the room in...

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September 7, 2021

Building Back Better: The Building Blocks of Resilience

There’s a lot of talk about resilience these days. Perhaps it’s a result living through a pandemic, facing existential questions related to humanity’s...

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August 3, 2021

Why Trusting Your Teen Can Smooth the Path Through Adolescence

Teenagers, by their very nature, are risk takers. Developmentally, they’re at an age where they are trying to gain independence and may resist...

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July 8, 2021

JED Receives Sixth Consecutive 4-Star Rating from Charity Navigator

This year, The Jed Foundation (JED) received its sixth consecutive 4-star rating from Charity Navigator. Attaining a 4-star rating, the highest possible rating,...

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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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