As you may have heard, Missouri S&T has become a JED Campus!
JED Campus is a nationwide initiative of The Jed Foundation (JED) designed to guide schools through a collaborative process of comprehensive systems, programs, and policy development with customized support to build upon existing mental well-being, substance abuse, and suicide prevention efforts. JED Campus schools embark on a strategic partnership with JED that assesses and enhances existing work and helps to create positive, lasting, systemic change in the campus community. As part of the process, each school establishes an interdisciplinary, campus-wide team to assess, support, and implement improvements.
Over the course of our participation in the program, we will:
The committee has successfully completed many strategic plan items since the start of the project and is working on phase two initiatives. The accomplishments and new goals are outlined below.
Vice Chancellor of Student Affairs
Director of Student Well-Being
The Jed Foundation’s Mental Health Resource Center provides essential information about common emotional health issues and shows teens and young adults how they can support one another, overcome challenges, and make a successful transition to adulthood.
Leaving home for the first time, living in a new city or state, and having to manage their own schedule may be a challenging experience for a student. In addition, they may struggle to make new friends and build the life skills they need to succeed. JED has developed programs and resources to help students have a healthy and positive college experience while preserving their mental health.