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October 8, 2020 Video

Webinar: Introducing the Proud and Thriving Framework to Support the Mental Health and Wellbeing of LGBTQ+ Students

LGBTQ+ students experience an elevated risk for negative outcomes, as measured by health and academic factors such as substance misuse, depression, suicide ideation, academic and

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October 8, 2020

Connection Interrupted: Therapy During a Pandemic

By Jamie Weiner, LMHC Oh how I miss my clients. I see them every week, but my goodness, I miss them. I miss...

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September 2, 2020

Means Restriction Can Save Lives

By SARA GORMAN, KAMLA MODI, & ERICA RIBA It’s been well established that safeguarding and limiting access to lethal means, such as guns,...

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August 20, 2020

What Do We Actually Know About the Effects of COVID-19 on Mental Health?

By SARA GORMAN Director of Research and Knowledge Dissemination at JED Much has been written about the impact of COVID-19 on mental health....

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August 10, 2020

Navigating the Challenges of Disordered Eating During a Pandemic: Identifying People at Risk

By DORIS IAROVICI, MD Psychiatrist & JED Subject Matter Expert When much of the US–and the world–went into lockdown this spring, most of...

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June 23, 2020

Summer 2020 Intern Spotlight

We are so pleased to welcome our 2020 summer interns! Our interns come from a range of fields with different expertise, but they...

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June 15, 2020

Dealing with Chronic Illness during the COVID-19 Pandemic

By SNEHA DAVE Recent graduate and founder and executive director of the Health Advocacy Summit Immunocompromised. High-Risk. Vulnerable. These are words that I...

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June 11, 2020

What to Do When Your Friend is Depressed

By CHRISTOPHER ZHENG Student at Union County Magnet High School Everyone has had a bad day. Many people have had times in their...

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May 27, 2020

Sharing a Story Can Save a Life

By KEVIN MEISELMAN Student at Quinnipiac University ’20 I struggle with mental illness. There, I said it. I was eight years old when...

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May 20, 2020

Keeping Connected in Quarantine

By PETER GRAYSON Executive Director at BIGVISION Addiction is a disease of isolation and rationalization. These can be overwhelming forces for someone on...

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May 6, 2020

Grieving on Mother’s Day

By ALANA KINGSLEY Licensed Clinical Psychologist This year, more than any year in recent times, more people will experience their first Mother’s Day...

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May 1, 2020

Focus on Functional Fitness

By THEA RACHEL ZUNICK, Ed.D. Community Engagement Manager at The Jed Foundation The world may seem as though it’s upside down right now,...

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April 10, 2020

Five Ways to Manage the College Search and Stress During COVID-19

By SOFIA B. PERTUZ Chief Diversity and Inclusion Officer & Senior Advisor for JED Campus at The Jed Foundation As a family parenting...

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