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July 20, 2022 JED In The Media Source: ABC News

JED CEO John MacPhee Discusses the New 988 Suicide Crisis Lifeline

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July 20, 2022

JED Supports New 988 Suicide and Crisis Lifeline

Many people experiencing mental health-related distress are not receiving the support and care they need. For this reason, it is critical to provide...

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June 9, 2022

JED Gala Celebrates 22 Years of Youth Mental Health Advocacy and Suicide Prevention

Over 600 guests gathered at Cipriani Wall Street on Tuesday to celebrate The Jed Foundation (JED). The JED Gala is an annual event...

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February 25, 2022

“The Perfect Storm of Increased Risk”: Understanding the Rise of Eating Disorders During the COVID-19 Pandemic

Weeks before the COVID-19 pandemic began, Anastasia Vlasova, then a junior in high school, started seeing a therapist. In middle school, she began...

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December 3, 2021

Author and Professor Scott Galloway and Realtor Beata Galloway Open Their Home for a Fundraiser to Support Youth Mental Health

Close to half a million dollars was raised at Florida fundraiser to support The Jed Foundation’s work in promoting mental health and preventing...

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November 15, 2021

Rebecca Benghiat, Seasoned Leader in Nonprofit Growth, Philanthropy, and Organizational Management, Joins The Jed Foundation (JED) as President & COO

Rebecca will lead the expansion of JED’s programs to protect the mental health of millions of high school and higher education students. Rebecca...

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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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