Who we are

Who We Are

 

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About The Jed Foundation 

The Jed Foundation (www.jedfoundation.org) is a leading nonprofit working to protect the emotional health of teenagers and colleges students. Our programs are inspiring a new national dialogue on mental health, encouraging millions of young people to speak up and take action, and changing the way academic institutions create healthier campus communities and prevent substance abuse and self-harm. These programs include:   The Jed and Clinton Foundation Health Matters Campus Program, a groundbreaking self-assessment and feedback program that helps colleges create more comprehensive solutions to support their students; ULifeline, an online resource that helps students understand and address mental health conditions like depression and anxiety disorders; the Half of Us campaign, with MTV, which uses online and on-air programming to share stories and encourage help-seeking; the  Love is Louder movement that helps individuals, communities and schools build resiliency, create connectedness and promote acceptance; Transition Year, an online resource for parents aimed at helping to ensure a smooth, healthy transition into college life; and a portfolio of resources that helps campuses promote emotional health and protect at-risk students. Learn more at www.jedfoundation.org.  

 

About the Clinton Foundation

The Bill, Hillary & Chelsea Clinton Foundation convenes businesses, governments, NGOs, and individuals to improve global health and wellness, increase opportunity for women and girls, reduce childhood obesity, create economic opportunity and growth, and help communities address the effects of climate change.  Because of our work, 20,000 American schools are providing kids with healthy food choices in an effort to eradicate childhood obesity; 21,000 African farmers have improved their crops to feed 30,000 people; 248 million tons of greenhouse gas emissions are being reduced in cities worldwide; more than 5,000 people have been trained in marketable job skills in Colombia; more than 6.8 million people have benefited from lifesaving HIV/AIDS medications; $100 million in strategic investments have been made, impacting the health of 25 million people in the U.S.; and members of the Clinton Global Initiative have made nearly 2,500 Commitments to Action to improve more than 430 million lives around the world.

The Clinton Health Matters Initiative (CHMI) works to improve the health and well-being of people throughout the United States across all generations.

 

Our Advisors

Janice M. Abraham.

President & CEO, United Educators at Education’s Own Insurance Company

Amelia M. Arria, Ph.D.

Associate Professor, Department of Behavioral and Community Health; Director of the Center on Young Adult Health and Development at University of Maryland School of Public Health

Paul Barreira, M.D.

Director of Harvard University Health Services

Rosalyn Blogier, LCSW-C.

Team Coordinator, Garrett Lee Smith Campus Suicide Prevention Program; Public Health Advisor at Suicide Prevention Branch/Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration

Traci Callandrillo, Ph.D.

Director for Clinical Services at the Counseling Center at American University; HEMHA representative, American Psychological Association

Wilson M. Compton, M.D, M.P.E.

Deputy Director at the National Institute on Drug Abuse, National Institutes of Health; U.S. Department of Health and Human Services

Louise A. Douce, Ph.D

Member-at-large at APA Board of Directors; Member of Council of Representatives representing APA Board of Directors

Daniel Eisenberg, Ph.D.

Associate Professor, Health Management and Policy at University of Michigan School of Public Health; Lead Investigator, Healthy Minds Study

Elizabeth Gong-Guy, Ph.D.

Director of UCLA’s Counseling and Psychological Services; President-Elect AUCCCD

Alain Joffe, M.D, M.P.H.

Associate Professor of Pediatrics, Bloomberg School of Public Health; Founder of the Adolescent Medicine program at John Hopkins Hospital; Director of Student Health and Wellness Center at John Hopkins University

Christopher M. Jones, PharmD, MPH.

CDR, Us Public Health Service; Senior Advisor at Office of Policy and Planning, Office of the Commissioner and Food and Drug Administration

Linda G Mills, J.D, LCSW, Ph.D.

Vice Chancellor at Global Programs and University Life; Founding Director at Center on Violence and Recovery; Principal Investigator for a study at National Science Foundation and National Institute of Justice

David Sheff

Author of Clean: Overcoming Addiction and Ending America’s Greatest Tragedy, Beautiful Boy; Journalist

Jonathan Staloff

Graduate of Brown University for Bachelor of Arts with Honors in Community Health

Marcia Lee Taylor, M.P.P.

Senior Vice President, Director of Government Affairs at Partnership for Drug-free Kids

Mary Wilfert, M.Ed.

Associate Director at NCAA Sport Science Institute; Center on Violence and Recovery at NYU