National Survey of Drug Use and Health Mental Health Findings
The National Survey of Drug Use and Health revealed that, in 2012, an estimated 1.3 million adults in the United States made a suicide attempt. During that year, 9 million adults in the U.S. had serious thoughts of suicide and 2.7 million made suicide plans.
Jerry Reed on the Framework for Successful Messaging
In this month’s Director’s Corner, Jerry Reed discusses the National Action Alliance’s Framework for Successful Messaging, a web-based resource that outlines four critical issues to consider when messaging to the public about suicide.
Samaritans' Supporting Our Youth added to BPR
Suicide Prevention: Supporting Our Youth has been added to the SPRC Best Practices Registry. This one- to three-hour training for middle and high school faculty and staff was developed by Samaritans.
Networks for Life added to Best Practices Registry
Networks for Life: An Educator’s Role in Youth Suicide Prevention has been added to the SPRC Best Practices Registry. Networks for Life is a 3-hour training on suicide prevention, intervention, and postvention in schools.