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February 11, 2020 Press Release

New Mental Health PSA from Seize the Awkward Encourages Young Adults to Say “We Can Talk About It”

Amid rising suicide rates among young adults, the campaign from AFSP, The Jed Foundation and the Ad Council provides resources to start conversations around mental

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February 11, 2020

Jack Sobel’s Story

As I settled into my new room, afraid, tired, and ashamed, my phone rang. I had just entered treatment for anxiety and depression....

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October 4, 2018

Decompressing

We know that the news these days might be stressful and anxiety provoking. While stress isn’t always a bad thing, it can sometimes reach...

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September 25, 2018

Suicide Prevention: Can We Click to Reduce the Risk?

The awareness dates this fall including National Suicide Prevention Awareness Month and World Mental Health Day are opportunities for us to better understand...

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July 16, 2018

Implications for JED on the CDC report about rising suicide rates

The CDC recently released concerning data about suicide rates in the US up to 2016. The numbers show that overall the suicide rate...

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June 11, 2018

A Statement on New CDC Data on Increase in Suicide Rates

The U.S. Centers for Disease Control released news about the continuing increase in rates of suicide across the U.S. in recent years. In light of...

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March 24, 2018

What’s the best way to talk about gun violence with kids?

There have been 30 mass shootings in the US this year, as of Feb. 15. In the wake of one of the most recent and...

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