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April 26, 2022 JED's POV

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, and expectations

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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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JED's POV

JED's POV

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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March 10, 2022

JED Condemns the Criminalization of Gender-Affirming Care for Trans Youth

The Jed Foundation (JED) condemns statements and policies that threaten the mental health of transgender youth. In the first week of 2022, seven...

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March 3, 2022

In Support of President Biden’s Strategy to Improve America’s Mental Health

On Tuesday, President Joe Biden delivered his first State of the Union address, during which he outlined his “unity agenda”—a list of priorities...

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February 1, 2022

Suicides in the Black Community Indicate Urgent Need for Equity in Mental Health

The Jed Foundation (JED) is saddened to hear of Cheslie Kryst’s death by apparent suicide this weekend in New York City. The 30-year-old...

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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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