The Jed Foundation (JED) Student Voice of Mental Health Awards honor one undergraduate college student and one high school student doing outstanding work to raise awareness of mental health issues, reduce stigma, encourage their peers to reach out for help and support, and create a community of care on their campus in which mental health is valued and included as part of the conversation.
Crystal Widado, Glendora High School
Read Crystal’s story here.
Joseph Sexton, Vanderbilt University
Read Joseph’s story here.
Georgia Messinger, Harvard University
Read Georgia’s story here.
Collin Spencer, Georgia Institute of Technology
Read Colin’s story here.
Enna Selmanovic, University of Cincinnati
Read Enna’s story here.
Samuel Orley and Max Rothman, University of Michigan
Read Max and Samuel’s story here.
Matthew Argame, California State University, Long Beach
Read Matthew’s story here.
Maggie Skoch Musso, University of Notre Dame
Read Maggie’s story here.
Sonia Doshi, University of Michigan
Margaret Kramer, University of South Carolina
Michael Kessler, The George Washington University
Lauren Ashley Tipton, Washington and Lee University
Kristen Stefureac, University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill
Jenny Liu, University of California Los Angeles
Adam Taylor, Western Michigan University
The Alive Campaign, Five students from Baylor University bicycle across the country for suicide prevention
The Student Voice of Mental Health Award was established in 2008 by Carol Ullman in honor of her son, Jerry Greenspan.