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October 1, 2020 Press Release

New Mental Health PSA from Seize the Awkward Encourages Young Adults to Say “We Can Talk About It”

Amid rising suicide rates among young adults, the campaign from AFSP, The Jed Foundation and the Ad Council provides resources to start conversations around mental

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October 1, 2020

McGraw Hill Teams with The Jed Foundation to Support Student Mental Health and Wellbeing

College students can find help and information through McGraw Hill digital platforms during this time of stress and increased risk NEW YORK, N.Y....

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September 10, 2020

Seize the Awkward Partners with Guild Wars 2 Game, Chegg.org and Media Platforms to Encourage Young People to Check in on Their Friends’ Mental Health Amid Unprecedented 2020 Back-to-School Season

New research from Chegg.org and Seize the Awkward reveals that amid coronavirus nearly half of college (46%) and high school (47%) students feel...

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September 9, 2020

The Jed Foundation Launches the Morgan Stanley Scholarship Fund to Support Schools in Implementing Signature Mental Health and Suicide Prevention Program

Six colleges have been selected as recipients of the first cohort of the new fund with additional scholarships available for up to 50...

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August 11, 2020

Study Reveals One in Four International College Students Seek Mental Health Support Due to Stress

The new study, published by Morneau Shepell and The Jed Foundation (JED), showed that access to different kinds of mental health support modalities...

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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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May 14, 2020

Seize the Awkward Reminds Young People Everywhere That You Don’t Need to Be There, to Be There

The campaign launches “Whatever Gets You Talking,” a music video featuring rapper Akinyemi, pop icon Meghan Trainor and music and digital stars Addison...

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April 10, 2020

The Jed Foundation (JED) Launches #LoveIsLouder Action Center to Protect Emotional Health and Promote Wellness during COVID-19 Crisis

Comprehensive Action Center offers tips, tools and resources for staying calm, kind, active, and connected while staying in and staying safe. The Jed...

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April 1, 2020

Crisis Text Line and The Jed Foundation Launch Mental Health Podcast with Stacy London

In “Could Be Better, tbh” celebrities including Busy Phillps, Jameela Jamil, and Dear Evan Hansen’s Benj Pasek open up about loneliness, anxiety, and...

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March 25, 2020

The Jed Foundation (JED) Data and Resources for Understanding and Managing Anxiety and Other Mental Health Conditions

New York, NY–March 25, 2020–The Jed Foundation (JED) is a nonprofit that protects emotional health and prevents suicide for our nation’s teens and...

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February 3, 2020

The Jed Foundation (JED) Named Founding Member of Newly Formed Morgan Stanley Alliance for Children’s Mental Health

The $9.9 million grant and participation in the Alliance will help millions more college students, including many from low-income backgrounds, benefit from JED’s...

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September 24, 2019

The Jed Foundation and CommonLit Partner to Expand Social & Emotional Learning in High Schools

Groundbreaking curriculum rooted in JED’s “Set to Go” program will reach 11M students nationwide. NEW YORK, September 25, 2019 – The Jed Foundation...

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September 5, 2019

Seize the Awkward Partners with Musicians Aminé, Hayley Kiyoko, Christina Perri and Lindsey Stirling to Encourage Young Adults to Start a Conversation About Mental Health

Additional partners activating throughout Suicide Prevention Awareness Month include Billboard, Café Grumpy, Facebook, Goodtype, Initiative, Reddit, Snap and UPROXX NEW YORK, NY, September...

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