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May 11, 2021 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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May 11, 2021

As Young Adults Continue to Navigate the Challenges Posed by COVID-19, Seize the Awkward is Here to Help

The campaign partners with TikTok and Instagram stars Bryce Xavier, Dani Donovan, GegetheJing, Joyce Wert, Liya Hizkias and Shahem, musical group lovelytheband, musicians...

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May 6, 2021

A Recovery for All of Us: Mayor’s Office of Community Mental Health, NYC Department of Education, NYC Department of Health, The Jed Foundation, and Ogilvy Health Launch “Let’s Talk NYC” Campaign to Support Mental Health of High School Students

With students experiencing high level of mental health needs, new mental health training for teachers and staff will begin this month NEW YORK...

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May 3, 2021

OLLY Announces Partnership with The Jed Foundation

Leading wellness brand OLLY shares new mental health social mission for teens and young adults with JED partnership San Francisco, CA, May 3rd,...

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April 29, 2021

CGS & JED Release Evidence-Informed Recommendations and Resources to Support Graduate Student Mental Health & Well-being

Statement of principles and commitments endorsed by 150+ universities Washington, DC – In recent years, climate surveys and research studies have demonstrated a...

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April 29, 2021

PINK Teams Up With The Jed Foundation To Celebrate Mental Health Awareness Month With Virtual “Make Your Move Fest”

Initiative Will Leverage Gen Z Celebrities and Influencers to Encourage Young Adults to Make Moves that Foster Positive Mental Health COLUMBUS, Ohio, April 29,...

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April 28, 2021

Groundbreaking Coalition of Media Companies and Mental Health Experts Unite to Tackle Growing Mental Health Crisis

Coalition to harness the power of media and storytelling, kicking off at a Mental Health Storytelling Summit which will take place the first...

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April 20, 2021

The Jed Foundation joins The Path Forward to Address Growing Mental Health and Suicide Prevention Challenges for Nation’s Teens and Young Adults

WASHINGTON — April 20, 2021 — While the impact of the COVID-19 pandemic is far reaching, young adults have been significantly impacted with...

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April 7, 2021

The Upswing Fund for Adolescent Mental Health Awards Over 80 Grants to Expand Mental Health Services for Adolescents of Color and LGBTQ+ Youth

$10.8 million in grants awarded to organizations from across the United States providing direct services and innovative systems-enabling solutions to improve access to...

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March 31, 2021

The Upswing Fund for Adolescent Mental Health Awards Over 80 Grants to Expand Mental Health Services for Adolescents of Color and LGBTQ+ Youth

$10.8 million in grants awarded to organizations from across the United States providing direct services and innovative systems-enabling solutions to improve access to...

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Press Release

March 15, 2021

JED Endorses New Youth Mental Health and Suicide Prevention Act

WASHINGTON, DC – Yesterday, Congressman Tony Cárdenas (CA-29) and Congresswoman Lori Trahan (MA-3) introduced the Youth Mental Health and Suicide Prevention Act, legislation to support positive mental...

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March 2, 2021

Ascend at the Aspen Institute and The Jed Foundation Announce Partnership To Develop a Mental Health Framework Focused on Students who are Parents

Based on results from a literature review released today, leaders will develop evidence-based resources and expert-informed recommendations to address the mental health needs...

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Press Release

February 16, 2021

The Jed Foundation Announces New, Innovative Comprehensive Approach for High Schools to Strengthen Suicide Prevention

The new framework is a public health, systematic approach that schools can use to assess and strengthentheir policies and programs to protect emotional...

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