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Youth Suicide Prevention Resources

Active Minds on Campus

Active Minds on Campus is the nation's only peer-to-peer organization dedicated to the mental health of college students. The organization serves as "the young adult voice" in mental health advocacy on more than fifty college campuses nationwide. www.activeminds.org

Columbia TeenScreen Program

teenscreen.gifColumbia TeenScreen Program is a national mental health and suicide risk screening program for youth. The goal of the National TeenScreen Program is to make voluntary mental health check-ups available for all American teens. TeenScreen works by assisting communities throughout the nation with developing locally operated and sustained screening programs for youth. http://www.teenscreen.org

The Jason Foundation, Inc

jasonfoundation.jpgThe mission of The Jason Foundation, Inc. is to help educate young people, parents, teachers, and others who work with young people about youth suicide. They offer programs, seminars and support materials to promote awareness and prevention. http://www.jasonfoundation.com/

The Jed Foundation

jedfoundation.jpgThe Jed Foundation is a nonprofit public charity committed to reducing the youth suicide rate and improving the mental health safety net provided to college students nationwide. http://www.jedfoundation.org/

Suicide Awareness Voices of Education (SAVE)

save.jpgSAVE's mission is to prevent suicide through public awareness and education, eliminate stigma and serve as a resource to those touched by suicide http://www.save.org/


SOS (Signs of Suicide)

SOS, Signs of Suicide, Suicide Prevention Program for Secondary Schools is a nationally recognized, cost-effective program of suicide prevention and depression screening for secondary school students. SOS is the only school-based suicide prevention program that has been shown to reduce suicidality in a randomized, controlled study (March 2004, American Journal of Public Health) and it is the only school-based suicide prevention program to be selected by the Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration (SAMHSA) for its Registry of Effective Programs. www.mentalhealthscreening.org/sos_highschool/index.htm

Yellow Ribbon Suicide Prevention Program

yellowribbon.jpgYellow Ribbon Suicide Prevention Program is a community-based program that uses a universal public health approach, offering workshops and services for schools, community organizations and parents. http://www.yellowribbon.org/

Youth Suicide Prevention Program

yspp.jpgYouth Suicide Prevention Program is the website for the Washington State Youth Suicide Prevention Program whose mission is to reduce teen suicide attempts and deaths in Washington State. Working toward that goal, we build public awareness, offer training, and support communities taking action. http://www.yspp.org/ 

The Youth Suicide Prevention School-Based Guide

youthsuicidepreventionguide.jpgThe Youth Suicide Prevention School-Based Guide is designed to provide accurate, user-friendly information. The Guide is not a program but a tool that provides a framework for schools to assess their existing or proposed suicide prevention efforts (through a series of checklists) and provides resources and information that school administrators can use to enhance or add to their existing program. http://theguide.fmhi.usf.edu/ 

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