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October 25, 2022 Press Release

New Mental Health PSA from Seize the Awkward Encourages Young Adults to Say “We Can Talk About It”

Amid rising suicide rates among young adults, the campaign from AFSP, The Jed Foundation and the Ad Council provides resources to start conversations around mental

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Blog

November 7, 2022

Q&A: JED’s New Senior Vice President, Tony Walker, Highlights the Role of Educators in Youth Mental Health

The Jed Foundation (JED) is pleased to welcome Tony Walker, PhD, LPC-S, as its new Senior Vice President, Academic Programs. Tony will be...

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JED In The Media

November 6, 2022

CDC Reports Suicides Up for Young People: Developing Community Points the Way Out

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Blog

November 1, 2022

JED Inspires Ongoing Mental Health and Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion Programs at the University of Tampa

Since partnering with The Jed Foundation (JED) in 2018, the University of Tampa has made a number of improvements to its mental health...

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JED's POV

October 31, 2022

Elections Are Stressful, But Civic Engagement Is Good for Youth Mental Health

Regardless of political affiliation, election season can be a time of profound stress for adults in the United States. In 2020, 68% cited...

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Video

October 28, 2022

Webinar: Winning at What Cost? The Mental Health Crisis Facing Today’s Student-Athletes

When the high-pressure world of youth sports meets the ongoing and escalating teen and young adult mental health crisis, the results are troubling....

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JED's POV

October 27, 2022

JED Urges Greater Understanding of the Connection Between Substance Misuse and Youth Mental Health

Young adults between the ages of 18 and 24 are the most likely to misuse drugs, and 90% of adults with a substance...

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