Oct 16, 2014
By: John MacPhee, Executive Director and CEO, The Jed Foundation
The Jed and Clinton Foundation Health Matters Campus Program (The Campus Program) is designed to help colleges and universities promote emotional well-being and improve mental health programming, reduce substance abuse, and prevent suicide.
Tagged Suicide Prevention | Schools | Youth | Depression | National conversation on mental health initiative | Anxiety Disorders
Aug 13, 2014
By: Paolo del Vecchio, M.S.W., Director, Center for Mental Health Services, Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration
The loss of someone to suicide affects family, friends, coworkers, and others in the community. Everyone can play a role in suicide prevention.
Tagged Suicide Prevention | Self-harm | Schools | Communities | Families | Help
Aug 6, 2014
By: Christina Koch, Intern, U.S. Department of Education
There are many different reactions that people can have after an emergency. Sometimes these reactions can lead to distress that can get in the way of proper coping. If needed, PFA can help people cope with their reactions and recover.
Tagged Trauma | Schools | Disasters and Traumatic Events
Mar 11, 2014
By: John Kelly Ph.D., School Psychologist, Commack High School with Erin Reiney, MPH, CHES, Health Resources and Services Administration
In my 27 years as a school psychologist, I have seen an increase in how many students and families are concerned about bullying. I have witnessed first-hand the damage it can cause –not only to the children being bullied, but also to those who witness bullying, and even to kids who bully.
Tagged Symptoms | Schools | Treatment | Communities | Basics | Help
Feb 18, 2014
By: Chelsea Perugini, U.S. Department of Health and Human Services
Duke University professors published research that shows the degree to which bullying can affect someone’s mental health. The study followed more than 1,000 youth, starting at the ages of 9, 11 and 13. The youth were interviewed each year until they turned 16. Follow-up interviews were then conducted into adulthood.
Tagged Schools | Treatment | Depression | Help | Anxiety Disorders