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Active Minds is the nation's only peer-to-peer organization dedicated to raising awareness about mental health among college students. The organization serves as the young adult voice in mental health advocacy on over one hundred college campuses nationwide.
Fellowship of men and women who share their experience, strength and hope with each other that they may solve their common problem and help others to recover from alcoholism.
American Foundation for Suicide Prevention
Dedicated to understanding and preventing suicide through research and education, and to reaching out to people with mood disorders and those impacted by suicide.
Anxiety and Depression Association of America
Dedicated to the prevention, treatment, and cure of anxiety disorders and to improving the lives of all people who suffer from them.
An organization with nearly 1,000 campus-based affiliates that actively promote student, campus and community-wide leadership on healthy and safe lifestyle decisions through peer-to-peer education.
Center for Lawful Access & Abuse Deterrence
The not-for-profit Center for Lawful Access and Abuse Deterrence (CLAAD) coordinates a comprehensive national effort to prevent prescription drug fraud, diversion, misuse, and abuse while advancing consumer access to high-quality health care.The not-for-profit Center for Lawful Access and Abuse Deterrence (CLAAD) coordinates a comprehensive national effort to prevent prescription drug fraud, diversion, misuse, and abuse while advancing consumer access to high-quality health care. - See more at: http://claad.org/overview/#sthash.iVPH8w6G.dpu
Depression and Bipolar Support Alliance
DBSA offers information on depression and bipolar disorder as well as listings to patient support groups across the USA. (800) 826-3632
Facebook Guide: Help a Friend in Need
The Jed Foundation partnered with Facebook and the Clinton Foundation to create this guide to help college students identify potential signs of emotional distress. The guide also includes advice about how to talk to a friend who may be struggling and how to connect them with the help they may need.
Mental Health America
Good mental health is fundamental to the health and well-being of every person and of the nation as a whole.
Minding Your Mind Foundation
The Minding Your Mind Foundation leads initiatives that reduce the stigma associated with mental health issues among adolescents in middle school, high school and college. The organization's outreach programs enlighten students, families and educators about the warning signs of mental health issues that are so often masked by adolescent behavior.
The college student honoree will receive $3,000 and a trip to NYC for The Jed Foundation's gala. Applications will be accepted through 5pm EST on March 25, 2015.
News & Info
Higher Education Mental Health Alliance Releases Guide to Assist Colleges with Response to Suicide on Campus »
New Suicide Postvention Resource Available for Colleges and Universities to Help Plan for and Respond to Tragedies on Campus
56 Colleges & Universities Join The Jed & Clinton Health Matters Campus Program to Support Student Mental Health »
Schools Nationwide Commit to Assess and Enhance Mental Health, Substance Abuse, and Suicide Prevention Programming
Leading Women's Organization Addresses Mental Health »
Alpha Chi Omega Announces Partnership with The Jed Foundation