2020 Jared's Fund Youth Fellowship Projects

Genesis Whitlock, Elias Benchekroun, and Jack Rodriquez-Vars:

These podcasts focus on issues pertaining to mental health in communities of color and how our consumption of color and how our consumption of media can have negative implications. Both MHS students and a mental health professional is interviewed.


Khari Jenkins designed an easy to read brochure explaining 504's and how to get them:

Zach Lepak:

Zach created an instagram platform called @end.the.stigma2020....."Start the Conversation and End The Stigma"!

Zach also worked with the Mental Health Association of Essex, Morris and Passaic to create these videos for mental health first aid training. Please check them out!

Depression and Anxiety: https://youtu.be/J6kxIy1JOOI


Suicide Prevention: https://youtu.be/2jiQTL6cNS0


Psychosis: https://youtu.be/t7F9w9s0ong


Substance Use Disorder: https://youtu.be/X_Cj6z4LqEw