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November 30, 2018 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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November 30, 2018

HBC Foundation Establishes Scholarship Fund to Support The Jed Foundation in Improving College Student Mental Health

Fund will benefit over half a million young adults First grant awarded to Tufts University at New York Times Get With The Times...

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November 20, 2018

City of New York Partners With The Jed Foundation On Mental Health Awareness Campaign in Public Schools

Campaign will reach over 1.1 million New York City students NEW YORK – New York City First Lady Chirlane McCray announced today the launch...

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September 6, 2018

“Seize the Awkward” Partners with Leading Digital and Social Media Companies, Social Influencers, a Tony Award Winning Musical to Empower Young Adults During Suicide Prevention Awareness Month

Ad Council’s first partnership with Twitch will include a three-day charity livestream Additional partners include Billboard, CMT Group, Dear Evan Hansen, Goodtype, Reddit,...

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August 22, 2018

JED and University of Massachusettes Medical School Find Unmet Mental Health Needs Among College Graduates Entering the Workforce

New research and recommendations on “real life” stresses and concerns during crucial transition from college to career In partnership with the University of...

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June 26, 2018

MOD Pizza Introduces Its First Impact Pizza and Partners with JED to Combat Teen Suicide

MOD Pizza, a purpose-led fast casual pizza brand, is introducing its first “Impact Pizza” in all 350+ stores across the US. The Isaac...

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June 4, 2018

The Jed Foundation Hosts 17th Annual Gala

Inspiring Event Celebrates Those Who Protect The Mental Health of Our Nation’s Youth NEW YORK, June 4, 2018 /PRNewswire/ — The Jed Foundation...

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April 21, 2018

The National Council for Suicide Prevention Hosts the First National Rally to Prevent Suicide on the Steps of the U.S. Capitol

Suicide is the 10th leading cause of death in the United States, and it’s preventable John MacPhee, JED Executive Director/CEO to speak at...

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March 12, 2018

JED Announces 2 Million Student Milestone For JED Campus Initiative

195 colleges are working with leading mental health and suicide prevention organization to support student well-being NEW YORK, March 12, 2018 /PRNewswire/ —...

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January 25, 2018

Mental Health Concerns Not a Focus in Preparing High School Students for College Despite Increased Risks: WebMD Collaboration with JED Seeks to Narrow the Gap

WebMD Collaboration with JED Seeks to Narrow the Gap NEW YORK, Jan. 25, 2018 /PRNewswire/ — Most parents do not focus on preparing...

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January 17, 2018

New Campaign with Ad Council Empowers Young Adults to ‘Seize the Awkward’

Campaign developed by JED, American Foundation for Suicide Prevention and Droga5 includes support from BuzzFeed, Chegg, Colossal Media, Facebook, The Jacksonville Jaguars, Reddit,...

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