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October 26, 2021 Press Release

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 lives 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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September 15, 2021

Kendra Scott Announces $100,000 Grant for The Jed Foundation, New Partnership with Universal Pictures’ Dear Evan Hansen

The grant will support mental health programming for the “JED High School” scholarship fund in under-resourced schools.  September 15, 2021 – Today, Kendra...

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September 14, 2021

KyleCares and The Jed Foundation Partner to Enroll Three Massachusetts High Schools in Program to Support Student Mental Health

The announcement comes during Suicide Prevention Awareness Month. The partnership will collaborate in recruiting and enrolling additional high schools in Massachusetts and Rhode...

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September 9, 2021

Instagram and TikTok Stars Join Seize the Awkward to Help Young Adults Maneuver Life Changes and the Continued Fallout of COVID-19

Campaign taps creators Anna Wannquist, Donovan Beck, Jamie Grace, Maleah Whitten, Phillip Vu, Pink Sweat$, Sedona Prince, and Tessa Violet to encourage friends to start and continue conversations about mental health this September NEW YORK, NY, September 9, 2021 – In support of National...

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August 26, 2021

Kappa Kappa Gamma Embarks on New Philanthropic Purpose Focusing on Mental Health and Well-being

DUBLIN, Ohio (Aug. 26, 2021) — Today, Kappa Kappa Gamma is announcing a shift in its  philanthropic program as a powerful new way...

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August 16, 2021

New Survey Reveals Nearly Half of U.S. Teens are Concerned About Anxiety in Returning to Regular Activities Post-Pandemic

Morgan Stanley Alliance for Children’s Mental Health introduces new multi-faceted re-emergence program to provide support and resources for families and educators to address...

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June 29, 2021

The Jed Foundation Launches Proud and Thriving Project to Support the Emotional Well-being and Mental Health of LGBTQ+ Youth

Supported by the Upswing Fund for Mental Health for Adolescents, JED will work with The Consortium of Higher Education LGBT Resource Professionals to...

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June 22, 2021

Harvard Student Georgia Messinger Wins The Jed Foundation 14th Annual Student Voice in Mental Health Award For her Groundbreaking Work on the Trill Project

Trill Project is an anonymous social network for mental health peer support that has started over half a million conversations around identity, relationships,...

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