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June 27, 2020 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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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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April 8, 2020

Young Adult Mental Health and Suicide Prevention – Meeting Them Where They Are

This webinar focused on young adults and their unique mental health needs, including: an overview of data related to the mental health needs &...

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April 6, 2020

Campus Mental Health in the COVID-19 Era

In this American College Health Association (ACHA) webinar, Nance Roy, EdD, Chief Clinical Officer at The Jed Foundation speaks about applying JED’s Comprehensive...

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April 2, 2020

Managing Stress During Distance Learning – How Faculty Can Support Their Students

As colleges and universities navigate the constantly evolving changes in response to COVID-19, we recognize that there is much stress and anxiety that...

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March 27, 2020

A Message from John MacPhee, executive director and CEO of The Jed Foundation (JED)

A major public health concern like COVID-19 can cause feelings of uncertainty and anxiety. For resources and tips on managing your mental health...

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