Episode 45

Ep. 45 Youth Mental Health Advocacy Series: JED Student Mental Health Voice Award Winner Joseph Sexton


August 10th, 2022

21 mins 54 secs

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About this Episode

Associate Director Dana Humphrey and youth mental health advocate Carson Domey interview Joseph Sexton, a senior at Vanderbilt University who was recently awarded the Jed Foundation’s Student Mental Health Voice Award. Joseph describes how he started an organization at Vanderbilt focused on building a movement around critical psychiatry and improving policy, research and funding with the goal of making “tractable gains” in suicide prevention.

Learn more about his work at the Vanderbilt Critical Psychiatry Conference website. To connect with Joseph, feel free to reach out through Twitter or LinkedIn.