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July 22, 2020 Video

Webinar: Introducing the Proud and Thriving Framework to Support the Mental Health and Wellbeing of LGBTQ+ Students

LGBTQ+ students experience an elevated risk for negative outcomes, as measured by health and academic factors such as substance misuse, depression, suicide ideation, academic and

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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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April 29, 2020

JED, Microsoft, and Blue Boy Foundation Launch ‘Breaking Modern Loneliness: A Workshop on Mental Health’

The Jed Foundation has teamed up with Microsoft and Blue Boy Foundation to launch Breaking Modern Loneliness: A Workshop on Mental Health, a...

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April 28, 2020

Seize The Awkward Coronavirus Page is Live

Our Seize the Awkward campaign provides young adults with tips on how to sustain a conversation with their peers around mental health. Check...

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April 7, 2020

JED’s Chief Medical Officer Victor Schwartz, M.D. Joins the U.S. Olympic & Paralympic Mental Health Taskforce

Members have been tasked with developing recommendations and resources to address athlete mental health and well-being. The United States Olympic & Paralympic Committee...

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April 1, 2020

The Jed Foundation Teams Up with Kenneth Cole for the Mental Health Coalition

JED is one of a number of organizations that has teamed up with Kenneth Cole to participate in The Mental Health Coalition. The...

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March 31, 2020

JED’s Love is Louder Action Center is Live

Right now, physical distancing and staying safe is the way we show kindness and love to each other. Being apart doesn’t mean we...

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March 20, 2020

Noted Psychologist and Higher Education Leader John Dunkle, Ph.D. Joins the JED Team as Senior Clinical Director of Higher Education

Dunkle will lead the JED Campus initiative, which provides colleges and universities nationwide with a holistic approach to strengthening and developing mental health...

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March 17, 2020

COVID-19 Tips and Updates

May 21, 2020 JED Community, With young people experiencing an upheaval to their lives and routines brought on by the coronavirus, many may...

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July 3, 2019

2019 JED Student Voice of Mental Health Award Honoree: Enna Selmanovic

Meet Enna! Enna Selmanovic is a graduating senior from the University of Cincinnati, where she was a member of the varsity swim team...

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March 27, 2019

A Statement on the Recent Youth Suicides + Helpful Resources

We are deeply saddened by the three recent suicides reported in the US, including two high school students in Parkland. Our thoughts and...

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