Henry joined JED in July 2020 following graduation from Harvard College, with a B.A. in Psychology. He previously served as a Summer Fellow in the Summer of 2019 and is excited to return back to JED. In college, Henry served as a Student Academic Integrity Fellow on the Honor Council and led the organization’s outreach efforts. Additionally, he chaired the student newspaper’s sports section and has experience in marketing, journalism, peer mentorship, and social science research.
The World Health Organization defines “mental health” “as a state of well-being in which every individual realizes his or her own potential, can cope with the normal stresses of life, can work productively and fruitfully, and is able to make a contribution to her or his community.” In using this definition, S2i recognizes that some mental health challenges reflect brain diseases that, like physical diseases, require appropriate stigma-free and patient-centered care and include both mental health and substance use disorders. Other mental health challenges stem from social conditions and marginalization and require different forms of interventions.