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June 21, 2021 Press Release

New Mental Health PSA from Seize the Awkward Encourages Young Adults to Say “We Can Talk About It”

Amid rising suicide rates among young adults, the campaign from AFSP, The Jed Foundation and the Ad Council provides resources to start conversations around mental

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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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July 22, 2020

The Jed Foundation Joins Major Federal Agencies and Private Sector Groups to Unite on a Mental Health & Suicide Prevention National Response to COVID-19

First-of-its-kind effort launched by the National Action Alliance for Suicide Prevention is being guided by a Steering Committee, led by the Director of...

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June 9, 2020

Student Voice of Mental Health Award Honoree Collin Spencer Transforms Tragedy into a Quest to Promote Mental Well-being for All

This year’s Student Voice of Mental Health Award honoree is Collin Spencer, a student at the Georgia Institute of Technology, who majored in...

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June 1, 2020

The Jed Foundation Stands Against Racism

JED Community, It’s been a devastating time for too many communities grieving in the wake of violence. The Jed Foundation strongly condemns racism,...

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