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June 21, 2021 Press Release

The Jed Foundation and The Consortium of Higher Education LGBT Resource Professionals Release New Framework to Support the Emotional Wellbeing and Mental Health of LGBTQ+ Youth

Supported by the Upswing Fund for Mental Health for Adolescents, the framework outlines practical recommendations for supporting LGBTQ+ young adults that can save lives NEW

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June 21, 2021

Student Voice of Mental Health Award Finalist Julia Hansen Promotes Mental Health in Communities through Nature

One of two finalists for the Student Voice of Mental Health Award (SVMHA), Julia Hansen is a rising senior at Occidental College majoring...

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June 21, 2021

College Suicide Prevention Through the Creation of Communities of Care: New Insights from the JED Campus Program Published by NAM Perspectives, a Publication of the National Academy of Medicine

Suicide rates among young people have been on the rise over the past 15 years and research from The Jed Foundation showed that...

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June 21, 2021

Student Voice of Mental Health Award 2021 Winner Georgia Messinger Is Using Tech to Transform Mental Health Peer Support

This year’s Student Voice of Mental Health Award winner is Georgia Messinger (she/her/hers), an LA native and rising senior at Harvard University studying...

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June 21, 2021

Student Voice of Mental Health Award Finalist Gerardo De La Torre Helps Bring Much-needed Telemental Health Services to Diablo Valley College Students

One of two finalists for the Student Voice of Mental Health Award (SVMHA), Gerardo De La Torre is a student at Diablo Valley...

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June 1, 2021

The Jed Foundation Stands Against Antisemitism

The Jed Foundation (JED) strongly condemns antisemitism across the United States, which is on the rise. There is a longstanding and documented history...

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May 13, 2021

Advocate Dr. Altha Stewart Joins the JED Advisory Board Team

The Jed Foundation Advisory Board brings together clinical experts in mental health and suicide prevention to advise on strategy and evaluation of JED’s...

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May 5, 2021

Introducing JED Campus Fundamentals: Bolstering Comprehensive Support for Student Mental Health

According to a November 2020 survey by the American Council on Education, 68% of college and university presidents listed student mental health and...

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March 9, 2021

The Jed Foundation Supports Asian and Asian American and Pacific Islander (AAPI) Communities

In response to the increasing violence and hate toward Asian and Asian American and Pacific Islander (AAPI) communities, The Jed Foundation (JED) once...

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January 29, 2021

National Survey: Youth Well-Being During COVID-19

JED and Fluent Research partnered to conduct a research study on children’s emotional and mental health challenges during the COVID-19 pandemic. This study...

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January 7, 2021

Statement about Protests at the Capitol Building

Protests against the confirmation of the outcome of the presidential election on January 6 gave rise to violence and disorder in the U.S....

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October 22, 2020

Survey of College Student Mental Health in 2020

Summary of Findings JED conducted an online survey with nearly 200 college and graduate students from across the country1about their emotional readiness for...

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August 11, 2020

Suzanne Button Joins The Jed Foundation (JED) as the Senior Clinical Director of High School Programming

Button will lead the expansion of JED’s High School Program, which provides schools and districts with the necessary tools to strengthen their mental...

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