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June 15, 2020 Blog

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 of our

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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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March 27, 2020

What to Do When the Sports Season Gets Cut Short

By KAMLA MODI Director of Learning and Evaluation at JED Training and playing sports can feel like a livelihood, and when it’s cut...

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February 26, 2020

Depression During Development

By Katherine Keyes February 26, 2020 Adolescence is tough and has been for every generation. But adolescence is also a developmental period with a high...

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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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