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Help yourself. Help others.

This anonymous self-assessment allows users to screen for mood and anxiety disorders, eating disorders, and alcohol use disorders in themselves or their adolescent children. There are also special modules for military/veterans and their families and college students. It provides an assessment of the user’s mental health, information on whether the user’s assessment results are consistent with a mental health disorder, an overview of the signs and symptoms of treatable mental health disorders, and access to local, quality treatment options.

Creator 
Screening for Mental Health, Inc.
Publisher 
Screening for Mental Health, Inc.
Full Text Online 
Yes

The war within: Preventing suicide in the U.S. military

This review of the current evidence details suicide epidemiology in the military, identifies “state of the art” suicide prevention programs, describes and catalogs suicide prevention activities in the Department of Defense (DoD) and across each service, and recommends ways to ensure that the activities in the DoD and across each service reflect the best of prevention science. 

Creator 
Ramchand R, Acosta J, Burns RM, Jaycox LH, Pernin CG.
Publisher 
Rand Center for Military Health Policy Research
Contributor 
Office of the Secretary of Defense
Date published 
2011
Full Text Online 
Yes

Building the evaluation capacity of local programs serving American Indian/Alaska Native populations: Lessons learned

This report describes the activities of 34 tribal communities served by CAPT under SAMHSA’s Science to Service Initiative conducted between 2010 and 2014. The locally-developed programs addressed substance abuse and associated factors both causal (primarily historical trauma) and consequential (primarily suicide). The report discusses evaluation processes, results, challenges and barriers to those programs. 

Creator 
Center for the Application of Prevention Technologies (CAPT)
Publisher 
Education Development Center (EDC)
Contributor 
Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration (SAMHSA)
Date published 
2014
Full Text Online 
Yes

Positive youth development: Using strengths to address alcohol abuse and suicide among American Indian and Alaska Native youth

This information brief introduces prevention practitioners to the positive youth development framework as an effective approach to preventing alcohol abuse and suicide among Native youth. Prevention practitioners working in Indian Country can use this resource to inform their prevention planning and guide their selection of effective prevention interventions.

Creator 
Center for the Application of Prevention Technologies (CAPT)
Publisher 
Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration (SAMHSA)
Date published 
2015
Full Text Online 
Yes

Campus mind works

The Campus Mind Works website was created to support University of Michigan students who have been diagnosed with a mental health disorder, as well as students who are looking for strategies to maintain positive mental health. It features information about mental health disorders, treatments, medications, insurance and academic procedures as well as useful tools and strategies to promote health while facing the unique challenges of college life. A searchable database of local help resources is also available.
Includes information about athletes who overcame mental health issues.

Creator 
University of Michigan Depression Center
Publisher 
University of Michigan
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Yes

HBCU Center for Excellence in Behavioral Health

The HBCU-CFE, a SAMHSA-funded resource center, is designed to facilitate, develop, implement, and promote strategies and opportunities for Historically Black Colleges and Universities to promote behavioral health workforce development, enhance behavioral health curriculum development, expand behavioral health prevention and intervention strategies and broaden knowledge base, interest, and exposure of students to evidence-based behavioral health initiatives. They provide training, funding and technical assistance to Historically Black Colleges and Universities.

Creator 
Morehouse School of Medicine Prevention Research Center
Publisher 
Morehouse School of Medicine
Full Text Online 
Yes

Center for Community College Student Engagement (CCCSE)

CCCSE, a research and service initiative of the Program in Higher Education Leadership in the College of Education at the University of Texas at Austin provides information about effective educational practice in community colleges. The Center assists institutions and policymakers in using information to promote improvements in student learning, persistence and attainment.

Creator 
College of Education
Publisher 
University of Texas at Austin
Date published 
2008
Full Text Online 
Yes

Garrett Lee Smith Campus Suicide Prevention - RFASM-15-008 Pre-application Technical Assistance Webinar

Archived Webcast from 
Tue, 03/24/2015

This is a pre-application technical assistance webinar for potential applicants for the SAMHSA FY 2015 Campus Suicide Prevention grant solicitation (RFA SM-15-008).

Click here to view the PowerPoint slides for this webinar.

Bibliography of suicide prevention research for colleges and universities

This sheet lists survey results and studies relevant to different aspects of campus suicide prevention and mental health promotion. Campus mental health researchers, staff in campus counseling centers or health promotion offices, campus administrators, campus suicide prevention task force members, or other suicide prevention professionals working in college and university settings can use this research to support their efforts.

Creator 
Suicide Prevention Resource Center (SPRC)
Publisher 
Education Development Center (EDC)
Date published 
2015
Full Text Online 
Yes

ULifeline

ULifeline, a project of the Jed Foundation, is an anonymous, confidential, online resource center, where students can search for information regarding emotional health. The site includes a self-screening tool, information about mental/emotional disorders, and how to obtain help for oneself or others.

Creator 
The Jed Foundation
Publisher 
The Jed Foundation
Full Text Online 
Yes
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