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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

Interactive screening program (ISP) for colleges & universities

The ISP provides an anonymous, web-based method of outreach that starts with a brief, confidential online Stress & Depression Questionnaire that students are invited to complete. The 35 item questionnaire takes less than 10 minutes to complete and incorporates the PHQ-9 as well as questions about suicidal ideation and attempts, problems related to depression such as anger and anxiety, alcohol and drug abuse, and eating disorder symptoms. Students receive a personal written response from a campus counselor, offering options for follow-up evaluation and treatment.

Creator 
American Foundation for Suicide Prevention (AFSP)
Publisher 
American Foundation for Suicide Prevention (AFSP)
Full Text Online 
No
Available From 
To learn more about the ISP, contact the Program Director at isp@afsp.org. For additional information about bringing the ISP to your college or university, please complete the online Interest Form and download the Introductory Guide for Colleges & Universities .http://www.afsp.org/the-interactive-screening-program/isp-for-colleges-universities

National Center for Campus Public Safety

The National Center for Campus Public Safety brings together all forms of campus public safety, professional associations, advocacy organizations, community leaders, and others to improve and expand services to those who are charged with providing a safe environment on the campuses of colleges and universities. It promotes campus public safety efforts and develops comprehensive responses, resources and strategies, as well as delivering training and technical assistance to campus security teams, student affairs professionals and key stakeholders. 

Creator 
Margolis Healy & Associates, LLC.
Publisher 
Incubox
Full Text Online 
Yes

Active Minds

Active Minds is a national nonprofit organization which utilizes students’ voices to raise mental health awareness among college students. It develops and supports student-run chapters on colleges and university campuses that promote a dialogue around issues of mental health and educate the student body about available resources in and around the campus community. Student members spread awareness of available mental health services and plan campus awareness activities. The national organization sponsors events and conferences for student members.

Creator 
Active Minds
Publisher 
Non-Profit Soapbox
Full Text Online 
Yes

National College Depression Partnership (NCDP)

The National College Depression Partnership (NCDP) is a college health consortium that utilizes a high-impact, cost-effective professional development approach to help college health systems and clinicians provide optimal care through the use of outcomes measurements and collaborative learning. NCDP utilizes facilitated coaching and emphasizes the benchmarking of healthcare quality via ongoing measurement of treatment outcomes with structured, well validated depression severity measures. Enhanced care in NCDP is demonstrated by clinical and functional outcomes data from over 2,000 students that exceed that achieved through usual community based care.

Creator 
National College Depression Partnership (NCDP)
Publisher 
New York University (NYU)
Full Text Online 
No
Available From 
http://www.ncdp.nyu.edu/ or Carlo Ciotoli, M.D. Associate Vice President of Student Health & Executive Director of Student Health Center, New York University Principal Investigator, National College Depression Partnership ncdp@nyu.edu

Healthy Minds Network research briefs

This is a series of overviews on specific issues summarizing recent research on college student mental health. As of March, 2015 the research briefs included: effects of social media on mental health; co-occurring mood and alcohol use disorders among college populations; using social media for mental health interventions; addressing disordered eating; gatekeeper training; research to practice in college student mental health and the economic case for mental health services.

Creator 
Healthy Minds Network
Publisher 
Health Minds Network
Full Text Online 
Yes

Transition year

Transition Year is an online resource center that helps students and their families focus on emotional health before, during and after the college transition. Free resources and tools available through this site include: interactive tools that help families consider emotional health when selecting a college; campus-specific information on mental health and wellness resources; articles and checklists for parents and students; advice on differentiating between manageable emotional challenges and potentially larger problems and specific information and resources for families of students with a diagnosed mental health condition.

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

National college health assessment survey

This national survey of college students covers a wide range of health issues including alcohol, tobacco, and other drug use; sexual health; weight, nutrition, and exercise; mental health and personal safety and violence. The survey is available in both paper and web formats and can be ordered at a cost from ACHA.

Creator 
American College Health Association (ACHA)
Publisher 
American College Health Association (ACHA)
Full Text Online 
No
Available From 
http://www.acha-ncha.org/
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