JED Campus Initiative

JED Campus Initiative

What is JED Campus Initiative?

JED Campus is a nationwide initiative of The Jed Foundation (JED) designed to guide schools through a multi-year collaborative process of comprehensive systems, program and policy development with customized support to build upon existing student mental health, substance abuse, and suicide prevention efforts.

Why JED Campus?

Rutgers–Camden is committed to the emotional well-being and mental health of our students. JED Campus will provide the tools to create positive, lasting, systemic change in our campus community.

Being a JED Campus provides Rutgers–Camden with:

  • Access to a dedicated JED Campus advisor as well as clinicians and staff with expertise in campus mental health who will work to enhance existing emotional health, substance abuse, and suicide-prevention efforts on campus.
  • Participation in the JED Campus Learning Community – a network of JED Campus schools that share learnings and experiences as well as presentations/discussions on specific topics of interest that emerge from JED’s work with JED Campus schools.
  • Access to an in-depth, online resource library.
  • The JED Campus membership seal to signify our commitment to student well-being.