The Jed Foundation Takes on Suicide & Mental Health on College Campuses
On the latest episode of Givers, Cliff Sloan sits with Jed Foundation’s Executive Director and CEO, John MacPhee and Jed Storyteller, Brett Epstein. Jed is a suicide prevention nonprofit that partners with high schools and colleges to strengthen their mental health, substance misuse, and suicide prevention programs and systems. Jed encourages community awareness, understanding and action for young adult mental health. In this episode learn how Jed is preparing school’s to cope and prevent mental health crises and how they’re encouraging kids to ‘Seize the Awkward’. Brett discusses his own experiences with depression as a college student and how the Jed foundation helped him with recovery.