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Resources and Research

Resources and Research

To be successful, suicide prevention programs must be based on reliable, up-to-date information. To help you find what you need, we’ve grouped several important resources into specific topic areas. You can also check out our bibliography of current research relevant to campus suicide prevention efforts.

2012 Revised national strategy for suicide prevention: Goals and objectives for action
Academic Opportunity Costs of Substance Use During College
Action Alliance Framework for Successful Messaging
Active Minds
Advances in Suicide Prevention: Research, Practice, and Policy Implications for LGBT Populations
Balancing Safety and Support on Campus: A Guide for Campus Teams
Bibliography of Campus Research
Campus Listings in the SPRC/AFSP Best Practices Registry
Campus Mental Health Action Planning (Campus MHAP) Guide
Campus Mental Health Action Planning (CampusMHAP) Webinar Series
Campus Mind Works
CampusMHAP Webinar I: Building Momentum
CampusMHAP Webinar II: Identifying Priorities
CampusMHAP Webinar III: Developing Programs
CampusMHAP Webinar III: Developing Programs
CampusMHAP Webinar IV: Measuring Impact
CDC Guide: Developing an Effective Evaluation Plan
CDC Guide: Health Communicator’s Social Media Toolkit
Center for College Health and Safety: Campus Health and Safety
Center for Collegiate Mental Health (CCMH)
Center for Community College Student Engagement (CCCSE)
Choosing and Implementing a Suicide Prevention Gatekeeper Training Program
Comparison Table of Suicide Prevention Gatekeeper Training Programs
Development and successful implementation of campus postvention
Experiences in Effective Prevention: The U.S. Department of Education’s Alcohol and Other Drug Prevention Models on College Campuses Grants
Framework for Developing Institutional Protocols for the Acutely Distressed or Suicidal College Student
Getting Started on Campus: Tips for New Prevention Coordinators
Getting to Outcomes™ 2004: Promoting Accountability through Methods and Tools for Planning, Implementation, and Evaluation
Guidance for Culturally Adapting Gatekeeper Training Programs
HBCU Center for Excellence in Behavioral Health
Health Education Resource Exchange: Behavior Change Theories and Models
Healthy Minds Network
Help A Friend In Need: Guide for Facebook Users
Helping Our Student Veterans Succeed
How to Select a Program Evaluator
Interactive Screening Program (ISP) for Colleges & Universities
Jed Foundation's Transition Year
Leaving a Legacy: Our vision: The Legacy Wheel (Evaluation and Strategic Planning)
Leaving a Legacy: Our vision: The Legacy Wheel (Leadership for Change, Partnership and Collaboration, and Communications/Marketing)
Leaving a Legacy: Our vision: The Legacy Wheel (Strategic Planning)
Making Health Communication Programs Work: A Planner’s Guide
Means Matter
Means Matter Campaign
Mental Health America: Back to Campus
NAMI on Campus
National Center for Campus Public Safety
National College Depression Partnership
National College Health Assessment
National Suicide Prevention Lifeline
No Gun Left Behind: The Gun Lobby’s Campaign to Push Guns Into Colleges and Schools
Opioid Overdose Toolkit
Peer involvement in campus-based suicide prevention: Key considerations
Postvention
Postvention: A guide for response to suicide on college campuses
Presentation from the 2009 SAMHSA Grantee Technical Assistance Meeting
Preventing Mental, Emotional, and Behavioral Disorders Among Young People: Progress and Possibilities
Preventing Violence and Promoting Safety in Higher Education Settings: Overview of a Comprehensive Approach
Promoting Help-Seeking Among College Students: Strategies for Suicide Prevention
Promoting Individual, Family, and Community Connectedness to Prevent Suicidal Behavior
Promoting Mental Health and Preventing Suicide in College and University Settings
RAND suicide prevention evaluation toolkit
Reducing Alcohol Problems on Campus: A Guide to Planning and Evaluation
SAMHSA's Prescription Drug Abuse and Misuse Toolkit
Social Media Guidelines for Mental Health Promotion and Suicide Prevention
Student Mental Health and the Law: A Resource for Institutions of Higher Education
Suicide among College and University Students in the United States
Talking about suicide and LGBT populations
The Community Tool Box
Towards Evidence-based Suicide Prevention Programmes
ULifeline
Understanding risk and protective factors for suicide: A primer for preventing suicide
University of Wisconsin Extension
Using Logic Models to Bring Together Planning, Evaluation, and Action: Logic Model Development Guide
VA Campus Toolkit
W.K. Kellogg Foundation Evaluation Handbook
WISQARS (Web-based Injury Statistics Query and Reporting System)