We’re excited to announce the launch of our new campaign, Seize the Awkward, in partnership with Ad Council and AFSP. Learn more about the campaign and how you can use an awkward silence to check in with a friend about how they’re feeling.
Press Pause focuses on simple mindfulness techniques to help manage common stresses and emotional challenges. The new videos will be broadcast on over 700 college campuses and available for any school or organization to use free of charge via our new Half of Us hub for campuses.
Given the strong and mixed responses to the new Netflix series, we wanted to share some resources and considerations for watching the show (or deciding not to watch). Read new blog post by JED’s Dr. Vic.
Demi Lovato, #BeVocalSpeakUp and Getty Images teamed up to create Beyond Silence, the new Be Vocal documentary. Jeff, Lauren and Lloyd share their journeys to live well with different mental health conditions, while also speaking up for others.
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Cadets with mental health emergencies during regular business hours can seek assistance through the Center for Cadet Counseling (CCC). The CCC is located on the 2nd floor of the Post Hospital Building, above the infirmary.
cadets with mental health emergencies after hours can seek assistance through the VMI infirmary staff (540.464.7218) or go to the Emergency Room at Stonewall Jackson Hospital, 1 Health Circle; (540.458.3300)
*Urgent needs over the summer and furlough periods, as well as when cadets are traveling for a school activity, are best addressed by utilizing the closest community mental health agency or emergency room.
Information regarding emergency situations should not be transmitted to us via email, as they may not be addressed in a timely fashion. **