The Jed Foundation: Emotional Health and Suicide Prevention for College Students


As the nation’s leading organization working to promote emotional health and prevent suicide among college students, The Jed Foundation is protecting the mental health of students across the country.  

The Jed Foundation runs 5 signature programs that address mental health on campus from a variety of angles.  Programs include:

1.  Love is Louder: Love is Louder is a project of The Jed Foundation created with actress Brittany Snow to support anyone feeling mistreated, misunderstood or alone. Love is Louder is an innovative artistic expression of the awareness movement around depression and alienation in young adults. 

2. Transition Year: The Transition Year is an online resource center to help parents and students focus on emotional health before, during and after the college transition. This site has a student and a parent portals that provides extensive content on how to prepare for college and how to support students both before they enter college and in their first year. 

3. Half of Us: Half of Us has a unique "I'm feeling" and "I'm experiencing" navigation tool that encourages users to identify their feelings, explore issues and seek help.

4. U Lifeline: ULifeline is a comprehensive, confidential, online resource center where you can feel comfortable searching for the information you need and want regarding mental and emotional health. Take a look around and explore what ULifeline has to offer!

5. Campus Program:The JED Campus Program is a nationwide initiative of The Jed Foundation designed to empower schools with a framework and customized support to enhance student mental health and substance abuse and suicide prevention efforts



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