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May 26, 2021 JED In The Media Source: ABC News

JED CEO John MacPhee Discusses the New 988 Suicide Crisis Lifeline

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May 26, 2021

A New Study Led by JED and Ascend Finds that Support for Student Parent Mental Health Could Make the Difference Between Graduating, or Not

Parenting is never easy. The COVID-19 pandemic has rendered the usual difficulties of parenting even more challenging. Anyone navigating working from home with...

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May 3, 2021

You Don’t Have To Suffer in Silence: Living with OCD

Living with OCD has been a journey. When I was younger, I spent so much time washing my hands, closing and opening the...

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April 28, 2021

To Our Country’s Leaders: Gen Z Needs Your Help!

My generation is dealing with an escalating mental health crisis. The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention revealed that “one in five… American...

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April 16, 2021

How to Develop a Healthier Relationship with Social Media

Social media is everywhere. It has allowed people to connect at any time and place, and especially during the pandemic, it has become...

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February 17, 2021

Finding Meaning Again After Losing Isaiah: From Loss to Advocacy

“We became involved with The Jed Foundation (JED) in the worst way for the worst reason,” says Cindy Carpenter. She and her husband...

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February 10, 2021

Envisioning a Better Future for our Nation’s Young Adults

“Physical well-being is often prioritized over mental well-being,” says Cindy Citrone, founder of the Citrone 33 Foundation. “As a mother of four young...

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February 9, 2021

Keeping in Touch(screen)

It’s third period, before the bell, and an awkward silence passes. We can all see each other, but no one says a word....

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December 15, 2020

A Message from The Jed Foundation’s Founders

As we reflect on the 20 years since we founded The Jed Foundation, we are deeply appreciative of the generosity of so many...

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October 8, 2020

Connection Interrupted: Therapy During a Pandemic

Oh how I miss my clients. I see them every week, but my goodness, I miss them. I miss their energy. As a...

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September 2, 2020

Means Restriction Can Save Lives

It’s been well established that safeguarding and limiting access to lethal means, such as guns, reduces suicides. This is called “means restriction.” In...

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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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