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Ascend at the Aspen Institute and The Jed Foundation Announce Partnership To Develop a Mental Health Framework Focused on Students who are Parents
March 2, 2021
Based on results from a literature review released today, leaders will develop evidence-based resources and expert-informed recommendations to address the mental health needs of student parents in higher education. Washington, DC – Today, Ascend at the Aspen Institute and The Jed Foundation (JED) announced they are building a framework to support the mental health of
The nonmedical use, abuse, and misuse of ADHD prescription stimulant medication is a critical issue among college-aged teenagers and young adults. In 2018, 15.9% of college students reported misusing stimulants. College students primarily misuse prescription stimulant medication believing it will result in academic gain, but as the issue persists, the reasons for misuse have expanded
October 1, 2020
College students can find help and information through McGraw Hill digital platforms during this time of stress and increased risk NEW YORK, N.Y. (October 1, 2020) – Learning science company McGraw Hill is joining with The Jed Foundation (JED), a nonprofit that protects young adults’ emotional health, to make important information and resources about mental
The Jed Foundation’s JED Campus Initiative is supporting hundreds of colleges and universities to address mental and behavioral health as a campus wide responsibility and the importance of messaging to the campus community about issues of mental and behavioral health, self-care, careand compassion, the psychological impacts of COVID-19. Institutes of higher education – public, private
Supportive relationships and feelings of connectedness are protective factors that can help improve mental health and lower risk for suicide. JED’s evidence-based Comprehensive Approach to Mental Health Promotion and Suicide Prevention for Colleges and Universities has helped hundreds of schools across the nation create a culture of caring that supports student well-being and mental health.
Our videos, podcasts, and webinars feature inspiring mental health stories, mental health and suicide prevention resources, and tips around reaching out for help and checking in with friends and loved ones. A Look Back: Mental Health in 2020Last year was a year filled with uncertainty and challenges. The top searched mental health terms that brought
March 17, 2020
May 21, 2020 JED Community, With young people experiencing an upheaval to their lives and routines brought on by the coronavirus, many may be feeling unsure about how to start a conversation with a friend. “Whatever Gets You Talking,” is a new music video to help provide the inspiration, language, and tools to check in with
March 13, 2020
JED Community, News of a widespread public health concern like COVID-19 (Coronavirus) can cause feelings of uncertainty and anxiety. Many students across the nation are dealing with sudden changes to their regular schedules and some are faced with having to quickly leave their campuses without contingency plans yet in place. These developments can be stressful.
The Jed Foundation is a nonprofit organization that protects emotional health and prevents suicide for our nation’s teens and young adults. As an organization that is recognized as a thought leader in the area of mental health, substance misuse, and suicide prevention, we recognize that we need to stay current and responsive to diverse communities.
A fundamental part of a comprehensive approach to supporting mental health and preventing suicide is to train community members to identify and support students who may be struggling with a mental health challenge, and refer them to professional help if needed. JED has created training resources to build these skills on your college/university campus or