Mental Health Resources Impacting Millions of Young Adults
The Jed Foundation is ensuring that millions of young people across the country are supported as they navigate changing environments, different stages of development, and difficult transitions. We work to ensure that teens and young adults are all given the opportunity to thrive.
Scroll over the map to see our impact across the country.
Schools in the JED Campus program participate in a four-year strategic collaboration with JED. During that time, we work together to assess and enhance efforts currently underway and focus on supporting positive, lasting, systemic change in the campus community related to suicide prevention and mental health promotion. More than 340 colleges and universities representing over 4.5 million students are currently JED Campuses.* Learn more about the impact of JED Campus.
ULifeline is an online resource center offering college students information about emotional health issues, resources available on their campus, and a set of confidential mental health self-screening tools. JED provides ULifeline to all colleges and universities free of charge, regardless of the size or type of institution. Currently, more than 1,800 colleges and universities are registered on ULifeline.*
JED High School:
School districts and high schools in the recently-launched JED High School program evaluate and strengthen their programming and systems related to suicide prevention, mental health, and substance misuse prevention. Currently, there are 18 schools in the program, representing 15,000 students.*
Students using Set to Go lesson plans:
JED has partnered with CommonLit, a free online resource to create six distinct social and emotional health lessons to guide teens, their families, and high school educators on important social, emotional, and mental health topics related to the transition out of high school. CommonLit delivers lesson plans and curricular materials to teachers of students grades 3-12 in more than 70% of America’s public schools. This partnership helps us reach nearly 470,000 students currently using CommonLit.*
JED resources downloaded:
The JED website offers access to information and resources about suicide prevention and other mental health concerns, along with toolkits and guides for young people, parents, high schools, campuses, and anyone seeking more information to support the mental health of teens and young adults. JED resources have been downloaded 22,892 times in 4,454 cities (including international).*
JED videos viewed:
Videos featuring storytelling and interviews are created to advocate for mental health, and help others know they aren’t alone. In our JED Voices series, notable and influential mental health advocates talk about what mental health means to them and inspire others to be proactive about their mental health. JED videos have been viewed on YouTube 2,471,234 times across all states.*
*Data through March 2021.
Help make a difference.
Let’s work together to protect the emotional and mental health of teens and young adults. When you make a donation to JED, you help reach young people with mental health resources and supports that are urgently needed. Please give today.