PINK and The Jed foundation have a shared commitment to help strengthen and foster positive mental health for ourselves, our communities and our campuses. Together, we are starting conversations, providing self-care and coping tips and tools, highlighting resources for getting help, and sharing real stories from the PINK community about overcoming challenges and supporting each other.

The JED team is working closely with PINK to maximize our impact in an evidence-based and sustainable way.

Explore this page for links to tips, tools and resources to be proactive about our mental health and take actions to support ourselves, our friends and JED’s important work. Learn more about our partnership on the PINK with Purpose page.

If you or someone you know is struggling emotionally, there are things you can do to feel better and find help if needed. The important thing is to speak up and take action.

Below are some tips, tools and resources for taking care of your emotional health.

If you or a friend need to talk to someone immediately, you can text START to 741-741 or call 1-800-273-TALK (8255) for a confidential conversation 24/7.



Slow breathing exercises can help us feel calmer and support our overall wellness.


The simple of act of getting up and moving can help reduce our stress and anxiety.

Get Grateful

Taking time each day to be grateful is proven to improve our mental health.

Lean In

Acknowledging and leaning into difficult feelings is the first to feeling better.


Meditating helps us stay present in the moment, find clarity and reduce anxiety.


Relying on support from friends and helping others improves our mental health.

Make a List

When our to-do lists or schedule gets chaotic, our thoughts can get messy too.

Express Yourself

Get creative through writing, music, dance, drawing, painting or other art forms.

Need to Find Help?

Explore different ways to reach out and get support

Worried About a Friend?

Learn the warning signs of a problem and get tips for reaching out and offering support.

Join PINK in supporting JED work’s to protect the emotional health of our teens and young adults.

Learn more about PINK WITH PURPOSE

This website is for informational purposes only and is not a substitute for professional medical advice or treatment. Please call 1-800-273-TALK (4255) if you need immediate help, or call 911 or go to the nearest emergency facility.