|Asian American and Pacific Islander Initiatives by Garrett Lee Smith Memorial Act Grantees||2013|
The Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration (SAMHSA) supports campuses, states, and tribal communities to support suicide prevention work, as authorized by the Garrett Lee Smith Memorial Act. This publications provides eight examples of suicide prevention initiatives by Garrett Lee Smith (GLS) grantees that emphasize preventing suicide among Asian Americans and Pacific Islanders (AA/PI).
|Campus MHAP: A guide to campus mental health action planning||2011|
The first section of this publication, "Building Momentum and Infrastructure," outlines the infrastructure that needs to be in place to build and sustain an effective mental health promotion and suicide prevention effort. The second section, "Engaging in a Strategic Planning Process," guides campus planners in developing a comprehensive, coordinated set of programs and policies designed to reduce risk factors and increase protective factors among students. The third and final section of the guide, "Strategies for Promoting Mental Health and Preventing Suicide," describes specific strategies for addressing college student mental health.
|Generating an action plan for preventing college student suicide||2008|
This presentation (especially slides 51-68) includes a description of the SPRC/Jed Foundation Comprehensive Approach to Suicide Prevention and Mental Health Promotion, a community-based approach to the unique environment of colleges and universities. It is adapted from the U.S. Air Force Suicide Prevention Program and is based upon best practices and the research on risk and protective factors for suicide.
|Developing and marketing your suicide prevention message: A strategic approach (Presentation)||2006|
This presentation describes social marketing principles, provides a strategic planning model, discusses what is unique about suicide prevention messages, and examines some examples of messaging developed by colleges and universities.
|Promoting mental health and preventing suicide in college and university settings (College White Paper)||2004|
This white paper summarizes what is known about suicidal behavior among college students and recommends strategies to promote mental health and prevent suicide on campuses. The writing reflects the views of experts in the field of suicide prevention and proposes a blueprint for planning a comprehensive program.