Feb. 8, 2023 — As mental health issues rise among teens and college students, this week’s first-ever global Student Mental Health Week couldn’t be better timed.

The urgency is quite apparent. A recent study showed that nearly one-third of students worldwide said their mental health has worsened since returning to campus following the COVID-19 lockdowns. 

With suicide rates on the rise, this campaign, established by five youth-focused nonprofits including Born This Way Foundation launched by Lady Gaga, the Inspiring Children Foundation co-chaired by singer-songwriter Jewel, the Jed Foundation, and Chegg, an education-technology, wants to draw attention to the issue.

“Even before the pandemic,…


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