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July 23, 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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July 23, 2020

Supporting BIPOC Student Mental Health

Chief Diversity & Inclusion Officer, Sofia Pertuz, Ph.D., discusses supporting BIPOC student mental health with Mental Health America, Rice University, the University of...

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July 14, 2020

JED’s Impact – How Following Crisis Management Procedures Can Save a Life

JED Storyteller Arthur Emery shares the story of when he found a suicide note on his little brother’s computer. Arthur followed crisis management...

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July 1, 2020

BIPOC Mental Health Month Kickoff

In honor of BIPOC Mental Health Month, Sofia Pertuz, Ph.D., JED’s chief diversity & inclusion officer, facilitated a Facebook Live discussion on mental...

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June 30, 2020

The Green Room with Sophia Messa & Diana Cusumano

This episode of The Green Room joins singer Jenna Andrews in conversation with singer Sophia Messa and JED’s Diana Cusumano, L.M.H.C., N.C.C., Director...

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June 27, 2020

Learnings from the Equity in Mental Health Framework Pilot Implementation Partners

Sofia Pertuz, Ph.D., chief diversity & inclusion officer, and The Steve Fund’s Jan Collins-Eaglin, Ph.D., moderated a live briefing on four of the Equity in Mental Health...

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June 24, 2020

Struggling to be Proud and Thriving: Supporting the Well-being and Mental Health of LGBTQ+ College Students

Studies show that queer-spectrum students and trans-spectrum students reported lower levels of agreement on all measures of campus climate when compared to their...

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May 14, 2020

Empathy and Care Online: Strategies for Higher Education Leaders

As campuses increase virtual communications to convey important messaging and updates regarding critical moments such as those experienced during COVID-19, the use of...

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May 9, 2020

320 Festival

Diana Cusumano L.M.H.C., N.C.C., Director of JED Campus & Wellness Initiatives, participated in a panel for the 320 Festival, an online event created to provide resources...

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April 27, 2020

Prioritizing Well-Being: Mental Health Strategies for Teachers and Students

In this EVERFI webinar, experts from the EVERFI team and Nance Roy, EdD, Chief Clinical Officer at The Jed Foundation, explore activities and...

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April 27, 2020

Parenting During the Pandemic: Challenges, Strategies, and Tips for Empowering Families of Teens

Due to COVID-19, families of teens have quickly shifted from in person to remote learning environments unexpectedly. JED offers this webinar to share...

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April 20, 2020

Protecting Children During a Crisis

In this Darkness to Light webinar, JED Senior Advisor Janis Whitlock MPH, Ph.D discusses protecting children during the COVID-19 pandemic.

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April 17, 2020

The Dimensions of Personality

Join John Oldham, MD, MS, as he shares information about what defines personality, the differences between personality styles and disorders, optimal personality functioning,...

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