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American College Health Association National College Health Assessment (ACHA-NCHA)

This annual survey of college students covers areas of alcohol, tobacco, and other drug use, sexual health, weight, nutrition, and exercise, mental health and personal safety and violence.

Creator: 
American College Health Association
Publisher: 
American College Health Association
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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.
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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
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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
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