JED Foundation Unveils Groundbreaking Youth Mental Health Policies for Government Support.

The JED Foundation (JED), a leading nonprofit dedicated to preventing suicide and improving emotional health among teens and young adults, recently announced new policy recommendations aimed at enhancing youth mental health. These policies are designed to create systemic support at all government levels.

Dr. Zainab Okolo, Senior Vice President of Policy, Advocacy, and Government Relations at JED highlighted the significance of these new policy levers in advancing youth mental health strategies and reshaping discussions in this area. The initiatives include community engagement, coalition building, and establishing foundational practices for student mental health. For more information, please visit

“The JED policy initiatives include Community Engagement; Coalition Building; Foundational Practices.”

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