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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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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

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

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

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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JED's POV

August 1, 2016

The Importance of a Thoughtful Medical Amnesty Policy

A well-considered medical amnesty policy forms an important part of a comprehensive campus plan for providing nimble emergency response in crisis situations, a...

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July 3, 2016

2016 Student Voice of Mental Health Award Honoree: Maggie Skoch Musso

Maggie Skoch Musso – University of Notre Dame Maggie Skoch hails from Cleveland, Ohio and is completing her senior year at the University...

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