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September 16, 2022 JED's POV

JED Urges Informed Approach to Reporting on Mass Shootings

While mass shootings are relatively rare in comparison to other forms of gun violence—for example, suicides accounted for more than half of gun deaths in

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September 16, 2022

Philanthropy is a Critical Tool in Addressing the Youth Mental Health Crisis

Today, our nation’s young people are facing unprecedented challenges that are having a devastating impact on their mental health. Yet, with 1 in...

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September 8, 2022

This Back to School Season, Mental Health Support for Students Matters Even More

Heading back to school can be challenging for teenagers and young adults. Factors that can impact a student’s mental health include changing schedules,...

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August 16, 2022

JED Urges Informed Approach to Reporting on Mass Shootings

While mass shootings are relatively rare in comparison to other forms of gun violence—for example, suicides accounted for more than half of gun...

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August 4, 2022

In Support of the Biden Administration’s Actions to Address Youth Mental Health

On Friday, the Biden administration released a statement announcing two new actions to “strengthen school-based mental health services and address the youth mental...

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August 1, 2022

JED Urges Research Into Telehealth Effectiveness for Youth Mental Health

From remote schooling and socializing to news gathering and entertainment, today’s young people spend much of their time online—and The Jed Foundation (JED)...

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July 11, 2022

Words Matter: How the Media’s Language Impacts Mental Health

While media coverage of mental health has increased in recent years, the language used in articles, social media posts, and videos needs to...

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June 30, 2022

Overturning Roe v. Wade Adds to the Youth Mental Health Crisis

On June 24, 2022, the Supreme Court of the United States voted to overturn Roe v. Wade, reversing nearly 50 years of constitutional...

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June 13, 2022

How Influencers Can Help Shape Safe Conversations About Mental Health

In order to connect young people with the resources they need to protect their mental health, it’s important to understand how they typically...

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May 25, 2022

Statement of Support for Those Impacted by School Shooting in Uvalde, Texas

The Jed Foundation stands in solidarity with the entire Uvalde community as it copes with the mass shooting that took place at Robb...

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May 24, 2022

Media Outlets Must Establish Guidelines for Safe Reporting on Suicide

Suicide is the third-leading cause of death for young people in the United States. Though it’s essential to spread awareness about this issue,...

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April 26, 2022

Employers Must Support the Mental Health of Early-in-Career Professionals

By 2030, one-third of America’s workforce will be Generation Z. It’s imperative that companies begin preparing today for the shifts in attitudes, practices,...

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April 1, 2022

Florida ‘Don’t Say Gay’ Law Threatens America’s Teens

Florida House Bill 1557, widely known as the “Don’t Say Gay” bill, was signed into law by Governor Rick DeSantis this week. Because...

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