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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.
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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.
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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.
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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.


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Professionals Providing Social Services

Resources and information for professionals in schools, communities, and organizations.
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Health Care & Behavioral Health Providers

Learn how providers can play a role in identifying and helping individuals at risk of suicide
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SAMHSA Youth Suicide Prevention Grantees

Find out more about SAMHSA’s Garrett Lee Smith Grantees, including a grantee locator, archived webinars and presentations.

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States & Communities

Find suicide prevention contacts, events, and recent developments in your state and learn how you can get involved.
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American Indian/Alaska Native

Find resources and information to prevent suicide in Native communities, building on local strengths for future generations.
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Colleges & Universities

Find research, resources, and practical examples to support campus-wide suicide prevention and mental health promotion.
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SPRC provides administrative, logistics, and staffing support to the National Action Alliance for Suicide Prevention, the public-private partnership dedicated to advancing the National Strategy for Suicide Prevention. Learn more about the Action Alliance.. »