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May 31, 2022 JED's POV

JED Urges Informed Approach to Reporting on Mass Shootings

While mass shootings are relatively rare in comparison to other forms of gun violence—for example, suicides accounted for more than half of gun deaths in

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May 31, 2022

JED Voices Video: Anastasia Vlasova

Anastasia Vlasova learned at an early age the critical importance of opening up about mental health. Fortunately, she was able to seek the...

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February 2, 2022

JED Voices Video: ALONZO on Mental Health and Resilience

Alonzo Russell, who goes by ALONZO, is an L.A.-based recording artist. He came into the national spotlight as a semi-finalist on “America’s Got...

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December 17, 2021

Protecting Mental Health in 2021

In 2021, much of the country reopened after almost two years of shutdowns and uncertainty due to the coronavirus. But the anxiety, depression,...

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November 12, 2021

JED Voices Video: How To Live Your Best Life with Gabriel Ramirez

Poet, activist, and teaching artist Gabriel Ramirez knows how difficult it can be to find and receive mental health therapy and counseling, having...

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October 31, 2021

Ask the Expert – Managing Big Emotions

Many of us are dealing with big emotions. The pandemic, racial tensions, climate change, political polarization, and the uncertainty it all brings can...

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October 28, 2021

A Conversation with The D’Amelios

Dr. Janis Whitlock, senior advisor at JED, talks all things mental health and social media with Marc and Heidi D’Amelio, stars of Hulu’s...

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October 13, 2021

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,...

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September 21, 2021

Year One Lessons as a Youth Mental Health Non Profit Leader at The Jed Foundation

Henry Zhu, Chief of Staff to the Chief External Affairs Officer at JED, shared some key insights from his first year working at...

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September 14, 2021

Oklahoma in Crisis: Identifying & Preventing Teen Suicide

In this video from the national Well Beings tour, Erica Riba, L.C.S.W., director of higher education & student engagement, talks about JED and...

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September 13, 2021

Ask the Expert – Deep Listening Skills

Listening is a critical act of understanding others and helping them feel heard. The next time you have a conversation with someone, try practicing deep listening...

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September 10, 2021

A Conversation with the Cast of Dear Evan Hansen

Adee Shepen, chief development officer at JED, talks with the cast of Dear Evan Hansen about the show and all things mental health.

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May 24, 2021

Each and Every Day Webinar

Each and Every Day, from filmmakers Sheila Nevins and Alexandra Shiva and created in partnership with MTV and JED, is a documentary exploration...

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