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August 18, 2021 Video

JED Voices Video: How To Live Your Best Life with Gabriel Ramirez

Poet, activist, and teaching artist Gabriel Ramirez knows how difficult it can be to find and receive mental health therapy and counseling, having had people

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JED's POV

JED's POV

August 18, 2021

Strategic Implementation of Mental Health Training on College Campuses

A Quick Guide to Implementing Accessible, Empowering, and Effective Mental Health Training Programs for College Faculty, Staff, and Students Click here to download the full...

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JED's POV

August 11, 2021

Preparing to Support Adolescent and Young Adult Mental Health for Life Beyond COVID-19 Will Require Time, Support, and Patience

On May 13, 2021, the CDC announced that, with some exceptions, fully vaccinated people in the United States no longer need to socially...

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JED's POV

JED's POV

August 4, 2021

JED’s POV on Campus Mental Health and Well-being in Fall 2021 Reopening

As the 2021-2022 academic year rapidly approaches, there are mixed feelings among students, families, administrators, faculty, and staff about returning to campus. While...

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JED's POV

July 13, 2021

Equitable Implementation: JED’s Culturally Responsive Approach to Protecting Emotional Health and Preventing Suicide

The Jed Foundation (JED) protects emotional health and prevents suicide for our nation’s teens and young adults. Using a comprehensive strategic planning framework,...

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JED's POV

February 5, 2021

Position on Reopening Schools During the COVID-19 Pandemic

January 31, 2021 – The benefits of being physically present at school with caring adults and peers for our country’s youth cannot be...

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JED's POV

August 27, 2020

JED’s POV on Student Mental Health and Well-Being in Fall Campus Reopening

In the last five to six months, the United States has been hit by a wave of public health and other societal challenges...

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JED's POV

June 24, 2020

Mental and Behavioral Health is Central to Preserving the Academic Mission

The Jed Foundation’s JED Campus Initiative is supporting hundreds of colleges and universities to address mental and behavioral health as a campus wide...

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JED's POV

June 18, 2019

Naloxone

Opioid overdose from the use and misuse of illicit and prescription opioids is a major public health problem in the United States. In...

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JED's POV

May 7, 2018

Managing health information within the student healthcare system

The decision to share confidential student health information among clinicians in the campus health center and counseling center also deserves consideration. Over the...

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JED's POV

November 7, 2016

JED Supports Gun-Free Campuses

As a nonprofit organization working to protect emotional health and prevent suicide for our nation’s teens and young adults, JED strongly supports all efforts to improve...

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JED's POV

October 8, 2016

Means Restriction Saves Lives

One important protective factor in the prevention of suicide at school is the restriction of access to potentially lethal means of self-harm and...

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JED's POV

September 4, 2016

The Value of Campus Behavioral Intervention Teams

College campus Behavioral Intervention Teams (BIT) promote student, faculty and staff success and campus safety by facilitating the identification and support of individuals...

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