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August 16, 2022 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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Press Release

Press Release

January 17, 2018

New Campaign with Ad Council Empowers Young Adults to ‘Seize the Awkward’

Campaign developed by JED, American Foundation for Suicide Prevention and Droga5 includes support from BuzzFeed, Chegg, Colossal Media, Facebook, The Jacksonville Jaguars, Reddit,...

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News

July 3, 2017

2017 Jerry Greenspan Student Voice of Mental Health Award Honoree: Matthew Argame

Matthew Argame – California State University, Long Beach Matthew Argame is a graduating senior at California State University, Long Beach (CSULB) studying religion...

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JED's POV

JED's POV

November 7, 2016

JED Supports Gun-Free Campuses

As a nonprofit organization working to protect emotional health and prevent suicide for our nation’s teens and young adults, JED strongly supports all efforts to improve...

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JED's POV

JED's POV

October 8, 2016

Means Restriction Saves Lives

One important protective factor in the prevention of suicide at school is the restriction of access to potentially lethal means of self-harm and...

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JED's POV

JED's POV

September 4, 2016

The Value of Campus Behavioral Intervention Teams

College campus Behavioral Intervention Teams (BIT) promote student, faculty and staff success and campus safety by facilitating the identification and support of individuals...

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JED's POV

JED's POV

August 25, 2016

Why a Postvention Plan is Integral to Schools and Institutions

The occurrence of a student’s suicide in a college community requires a coordinated response on multiple levels and pooling diverse resources across campus....

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