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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
Action Alliance Framework for Successful Messaging
Advances in Suicide Prevention: Research, Practice, and Policy Implications for LGBT Populations
Balancing Safety and Support on Campus: A Guide for Campus Teams
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
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
Center for College Health and Safety: Campus Health and Safety
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 to Outcomes™ 2004: Promoting Accountability through Methods and Tools for Planning, Implementation, and Evaluation
Guidance for Culturally Adapting Gatekeeper Training Programs
Health Education Resource Exchange: Behavior Change Theories and Models
Help A Friend In Need: Guide for Facebook Users
How to Select a Program Evaluator
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
National Suicide Prevention Lifeline
No Gun Left Behind: The Gun Lobby’s Campaign to Push Guns Into Colleges and Schools
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
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
The Community Tool Box
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
W.K. Kellogg Foundation Evaluation Handbook