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December 19, 2020 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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manuela@jedfoundation.org

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December 19, 2020

Seize The Awkward

Seize the Awkward focuses on the idea that while it may feel a little difficult or awkward to speak to your friend about...

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November 18, 2020

JED Voices

Our JED Voices video series features celebrities who talk about what mental health means to them. Sharing these stories can be a powerful...

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October 19, 2020

Promising Practices: Supporting the Mental Health of Diverse Student Populations

Faculty play an important role in the lives of college students, especially during times of uncertainty. As colleges and universities navigate the constant...

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October 8, 2020

How College Students Are Coping During the Pandemic: Why Tracking Mental Health Data Is Important

Colleges and universities that participate in the Healthy Minds Study (HMS) are dedicated to understanding and addressing issues related to student mental health...

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September 22, 2020

CVS Health Live: Mental Health Care and Suicide Prevention

John MacPhee, executive director and CEO, participated in a Facebook Live discussion with CVS Health for Suicide Prevention Awareness Month.

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September 9, 2020

Facebook Live: Empowering Youth to Discuss Mental Health with Their Peers

Erica Riba, L.C.S.W., director of Higher Education & Student Engagement, and JED Student Ambassador, Skylar Chau, were interviewed by Jennifer Hanley, Head of...

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September 1, 2020

Active Minds Facebook Live Roundtable

John MacPhee, executive director and CEO, joined Active Minds and others for a Facebook Live roundtable discussion about the challenges young adults are...

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August 20, 2020

Conversations Worth Having: Stigma

Jessica Orenstein, senior manager of High School Programming, joined To Write Love on Her Arms for a Facebook roundtable discussion about stigma, suicide, and suicide...

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August 14, 2020

Supporting International Student Mental Health During Challenging Times

As international students face particular challenges this academic year given recently reversed international student visa policies and the pandemic’s impact on those that...

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August 8, 2020

Brain Waves: School Stress 2020

Back to school season has never carried so much uncertainty. We welcome experts Dr. Victor Schwartz, the Chief Medical Officer at JED, and...

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July 30, 2020

The Green Room with Emily Kinney & Erica Riba

This episode of The Green Room joins Jenna Andrews in conversation with Emily Kinney and JED Campus Advisor Erica Riba, L.C.S.W, discussing mental...

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July 29, 2020

Amplifying Voices of Future Leaders: Supporting the Mental Health of Students Speaking Up Against Racial Injustice

Activism and speaking up against racial injustice can be a protective factor for the mental health of college students, but can also have...

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