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August 5, 2022 JED's POV

JED Urges Informed Approach to Reporting on Mass Shootings

While mass shootings are relatively rare in comparison to other forms of gun violence—for example, suicides accounted for more than half of gun deaths in

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August 5, 2022

Trellis Foundation Announces 2022 Mental Health and Wellbeing Grant Cohort

In response to heightened concerns over students’ mental health and wellbeing and its effect on student outcomes, Trellis Foundation is pleased to announce...

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August 1, 2022

Macy’s Partners with the National Alliance on Mental Illness (NAMI) and The Jed Foundation to Support Youth Mental Health Resources

Macy’s will raise awareness and funds for NAMI and The Jed Foundation in a six-week long charitable giving and roundup campaign in support...

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July 26, 2022

The Jed Foundation (JED) Awarded 1.5M Inaugural Grant from The Goodness Web

New York, New York — The Jed Foundation (JED), the leading national nonprofit that protects emotional health and prevents suicide for teens and...

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July 20, 2022

The Jed Foundation (JED) Wins Prestigious Ragan CSR & Diversity Award

New York, New York — The Jed Foundation (JED) has been named a winner of Ragan’s CSR & Diversity Awards in the category...

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June 2, 2022

Students Crystal Widado and Joseph Sexton Win The Jed Foundation’s 15th Annual Student Voice of Mental Health Award for Their Impactful Work in Mental Health Awareness and Suicide Prevention Research

Both students’ efforts have ignited mental health-related conversations and increased visibility on their school campuses and beyond. NEW YORK, NY — The Jed...

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June 1, 2022

The Jed Foundation and United Educators Partner to Increase Support for Student Mental Health at High Schools and Colleges

UE to offer premium discounts to members launching JED Campus or JED High School NEW YORK & BETHESDA, Md.–(BUSINESS WIRE)– The Jed Foundation (JED), a...

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April 14, 2022

Psychiatrist Laura Erickson-Schroth Joins The Jed Foundation as Chief Medical Officer

Erickson-Schroth will provide mental health and suicide prevention leadership to ensure JED’s programs and initiatives are aligned with the latest research and recommended...

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March 2, 2022

Pediatric and Suicide Prevention Experts Partner to Create Blueprint for Preventing Youth Suicide

The American Academy of Pediatrics and American Foundation for Suicide Prevention outline recommendations for pediatric health clinicians, community members, families, and peers on...

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February 16, 2022

New Report Scores School Mental Health in Our State and Provides a Roadmap for a Hopeful Future

States as diverse as Idaho, Minnesota, California, and North Dakota offer bright spots in school mental health policy, but all states have significant...

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February 7, 2022

The Jed Foundation Receives $15 Million Gift from MacKenzie Scott

The unrestricted gift recognizes JED’s ongoing efforts to protect emotional health and prevent suicide for teens and young adults. NEW YORK, New York,...

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November 15, 2021

Nonprofit Growth, Philanthropy, and Organizational Management Leader Rebecca Benghiat Joins The Jed Foundation as President and COO

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

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November 5, 2021

PINK Launches Holiday Campaign to Help “Unwrap” Self-Care and the True Spirit of the Season

COLUMBUS, Ohio, Nov. 2, 2021 /PRNewswire/ — This season, Victoria’s Secret PINK is encouraging  everyone to unwrap your true meaning of the holidays and prioritize self-care. As part of...

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