News

January 21, 2020

2020. It’s a new year, and a new decade. 

In a few days we at JKBF will mark the tenth anniversary of Jamie’s passing, and the beginning of our mission. As we look to the year ahead, we hope to honor Jamie’s memory and the purpose that he sparked in us in various ways. to create additional ways of communicating the science of the evolving field […]

January 17, 2020

Bringing SLEEP to college with Active Minds

We are pleased to again sponsor the Active Minds National Conference, where college students and their support teams gather to learn strategies that help to change the conversation around mental health and prevent suicide.  In collaboration with Active Minds, we are also thrilled to bring our #mindbodyconnect message to these students through speakers Birdie Cunningham and Roxanne Prichard, PhD from […]

December 17, 2019

A Gift of Hope…

  Dear Friend of JKBF,   There is snow here in the mountains, and holiday lights join our amazing stars to grace our valley with twinkling joy. Friends and families gather and connect in traditions and celebrations as another year comes to a close.   But here, and in many households across our nation, there […]

December 11, 2019

JKBF In the Press

Our approach to exploring the biology of suicide as a way to find new approaches to treatment and prevention made the Roaring Fork Weekly Journal after an astonishing six suicides occurred in our rural mountain area this fall.  

December 02, 2019

JKBF’s Grant to Bard College supports Mental Health Initiatives

Bard College recently shared an update on their implementation of JKBF’s 2018 grant, which is funded in honor of Jamie by donations made by the Bernard family. One of Jamie’s favorite places at Bard was the library, and upgrades to library services this year provided new opportunities for students to step back from their work […]

November 27, 2019

JKBF Welcomes Board Member Brett Robinson, DVM

  Brett Robinson, an equine veterinarian practicing in the San Diego area, has recently joined the JKBF Board of Directors. Brett received her BA in psychology from Georgetown University and her Doctor of Veterinary Medicine from Cornell University. She lived in the Denver area after graduating Vet School, and for the past 2 years has enjoyed living closer […]