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Give a Little TLC: About JED

posted: 12/28/15
The JED Foundation
The JED Foundation

Give a Little TLC welcomes The Jed Foundation. JED is a national nonprofit that exists to reduce the risks of emotional distress, self-harm, substance abuse and suicide for our country's 40 million high school and college students. JED works with schools to enhance their mental health and suicide prevention programming and systems; develop expert resources and create powerful partnerships so that students have the support they need, when and how they need it; and educate and empower young adults, families and the community to take action for the cause. With your support, JED's ensuring America's students grow into thriving adults.

Join JED:

  • Give to JED to promote teen and young adult mental health and prevent suicide

Join JED in spreading the word this National Mental Health Awareness Month!

JED Storytellers

  • JED will be highlighting their inspiring storytellers, developed in Moth Community Program Workshops, throughout National Mental Health Awareness Month and beyond. Watch this video to learn more and find individual stories at


We're proud to partner with Women's Health on #WhoNotWhat, a campaign about focusing on who you are, not what your diagnosis or struggles may be. Get involved:

  • Join the conversation online using #WhoNotWhat
  • Show your support by changing your Facebook or Twitter profile pic
  • Check out personal stories throughout Mental Health Awareness Month including Women's Health Editor-in-Chief, Amy Keller Laird and JED Ambassadors: Stacy London; Chamique Holdsclaw; Dana Fuchs; our Love is Louder Co-Founder, Brittany Snow; inspiring Jerry Greenspan Student Voice of Mental Health Award recipients and more!

5 Ways to Support Your Child's Emotional Health

  • In partnership with the Child Mind Institute, we're sharing 5 ways parents and family members can support their child's emotional health. Post this list online using #MentalHealthIsHealth.


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