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April 14, 2022 JED's POV

Employers Must Support the Mental Health of Early-in-Career Professionals

By 2030, one-third of America’s workforce will be Generation Z. It’s imperative that companies begin preparing today for the shifts in attitudes, practices, and expectations

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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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November 3, 2021

McGraw Hill Supports Student Mental Health and Success in College Life with New Free Course Content from The Jed Foundation

Student Success and Well-Being Modules are now available to the millions of instructors and students using McGraw Hill Connect digital course materials NEW...

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October 26, 2021

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...

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October 14, 2021

The Jed Foundation, Along with Other Leading Nonprofits, to be Part of MTV Entertainment’s Mental Health Youth Action Forum in Coordination with the Biden-Harris Administration

Initiative aims to empower young people to use storytelling to address the mental health crisis, driving them to take actions to help themselves...

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October 7, 2021

CSCU Joins JED Campus to Support Student Mental Health

CSCU Institutions to Assess and Enhance Mental Health Services, and Substance Use and Suicide Prevention Efforts in Partnership with Jed Foundation Connecticut State...

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October 1, 2021

Ad Council, the American Foundation for Suicide Prevention, The Jed Foundation (JED) and The Many Partner to Evolve “Seize the Awkward” Campaign on Social Media

The Many and nonprofit organization Ad Council are partnering to create a social evolution of the national award-winning campaign Seize the Awkward by enhancing its...

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September 27, 2021

St. Lawrence University Joins JED Campus to Support Student Mental Health

Canton, New York – St. Lawrence University is furthering its support of student well-being and mental health by partnering with The Jed Foundation (JED)...

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