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February 25, 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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February 25, 2020

With Space in Mind: Considering Physical and “Safe” Spaces in Promoting Student Emotional Health and Well-being

What happens when college and university campuses utilize an equity-minded framework and public health approach to develop spaces on campus that promote emotional...

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January 15, 2020

JED’s Comprehensive Approach: Integrating the Equity in Mental Health Framework

In 2000, when The Jed Foundation (JED) was established, among its first priorities was to develop a plan, model, or strategy for campus...

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January 14, 2020

JED Storytellers

JED Storytellers share their personal experiences and show us just how powerful our stories can be in reducing shame, prejudice, and secrecy. Through...

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October 25, 2019

A Multidimensional Understanding of Effective College Counseling Center Organizational Structures

Established in 1950, the Association for University and College Counseling Center Directors (AUCCCD) is an international organization comprising universities and colleges (https://www.aucccd.org). AUCCCD...

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October 25, 2019

Are Your Students Set to Go? Easing the Transition into College

Research has shown that as many as 60% of first-year students feel emotionally unprepared for the transition to college. Feeling lonely, out of...

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October 25, 2019

Student Mental Health and the Law – A Decade Later: Part 1

Over a decade ago, The Jed Foundation (JED) published “Student Mental Health and the Law,” which discusses the legal issues that colleges and...

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October 8, 2019

Student Mental Health and the Law – A Decade Later: Part 2

Over a decade ago, JED published “Student Mental Health and the Law,” which discusses the legal issues that colleges and universities face while...

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June 20, 2019

Jonny Hawkins Shares His Story

Musician and mental health advocate, Jonny Hawkins, opens up about his family’s experience with mental health issues, therapy and how he manages stress....

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May 23, 2019

Billie Eilish and Ava Max on Mental Health

Check out two new videos featuring Billie Eilish and Ava Max for our Seize the Awkward campaign. The musicians share the importance of...

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April 25, 2019

Campus Employee Self-Care: Utilizing the ACHA National Faculty and Staff Health Assessment

Faculty and staff well-being is gaining momentum on college campuses. Now with the National Faculty and Staff Health Assessment through the American College...

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