Suicide Prevention Organizations


 

  • Aevidum’s goal is to create a positive mental health environment, a culture of “I Got Your Back” in schools and communities across the nation by forming Aevidum chapters and by empowering youth. The Aevidum message is delivered creatively through a series of student-generated materials, interactive displays, high-energy assemblies, community events, music, artwork, stories, and PSAs, etc.

 

 

  • American Association of Suicidology: A membership organization for all those involved in suicide prevention and intervention, or touched by suicide; a leader in the advancement of scientific and programmatic efforts in suicide prevention through research, education and training, the development of standards and resources, and survivor support services.

 

  • American Association of Suicidology Issues Reviews of Suicide Prevention Videos: In response to requests for recommendations for appropriate suicide prevention videos for different audiences. Check out the video list of “recommended,” “recommendations with minor reservation,” and “not recommended”.

 

 

  • American Foundation for Suicide Prevention: Engages in groundbreaking research, new educational campaigns, innovative demonstration programs and critical policy work; expanding assistance to people whose lives have been affected by suicide, reaching out to offer support and offering opportunities to become involved in prevention.

 

  • Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC): Promotes health and quality of life by preventing and controlling disease, injury,and disability. Federal agency of the Department of Health and Human Services. Includes information about suicide prevention.

 

  • Healthy Minds Network: This network serves as a resource for secondary and higher education administrators, researchers, clinicians, policymakers, and the public. Based at the University of Michigan, HMN is led by a multi-disciplinary team of scholars from public health, education, medicine, psychology, and information sciences, many of whom are affiliated with the University’s Comprehensive Depression Center.

 

  • Injury Control Research Center for Suicide Prevention (ICRC-S): center-without-walls that promotes a public health approach to suicide prevention through a collaborative process of research, outreach, and education; emphasizes the connections between injury prevention practitioners, suicide prevention practitioners, and researchers to advance an inclusive approach to suicide prevention.

 

  • Jana Marie Foundation empowers young people, especially young women in their teens, to make positive choices, practice self-respect and maintain healthy relationships by providing opportunities for personal growth and self-expression. Through active community engagement and programs like The Stompers Project® and Candid Conversations video series, JMF works to promote mental health and prevent suicide in schools and communities.

 

  • The Jason Foundation is dedicated to the prevention of youth suicide through educational and awareness programs.

 

  • The Jed Foundation‘s mission is to promote emotional health and prevent suicide among college and university students.

 

  • Half of Us: A campaign of the JED Foundation, which initiates a public dialogue to raise awareness about the prevalence of mental health issues on campus and connect students to the appropriate resources to get help. Suicide is among the specific topics addressed.

 

  • Love is Louder was started by The Jed Foundation, MTV and Brittany Snow to support anyone feeling mistreated, misunderstood or alone.

 

  • ULifeline—Suicide Prevention:  A project of the JED Foundation, which provides an anonymous, confidential, online resource center, where college students can be comfortable searching for the information they need and want regarding mental health and suicide prevention.

 

 

  • Means Matter: Resources from the Harvard School of Public Health on lethal means restriction.

 

  • Mental Health America: Leading nonprofit dedicated to helping ALL people live mentally healthier lives. More than 320 affiliates nationwide.

 

  • The Minding Your Mind Foundation leads initiatives that reduce the stigma associated with mental health issues among adolescentsin middle school, high school and college. Their outreach programs enlighten students, families and educators about the warning signs of mental health issues that are so often masked by adolescent behavior. By promoting open dialogue at school and at home, these programs encourage young adults and families to seek the appropriate help.

 

  • STAR-Center Services for Teens At Risk (STAR-Center) is a program that combines clinical and outreach services designed to combat the problem of adolescent suicide. Our mission is to offer state-of-the art, responsive care for youth and their families with depression, anxiety, or who are at risk for suicidal behavior, to train other professionals in best practices, and to make these practices better through continued research.

 

  • Suicide Prevention Resource Center: Provides prevention support, training, and resources to assist organizations and individuals to develop suicide prevention programs, interventions and policies, and to advance the National Strategy for Suicide Prevention.

 

 

  • The Trevor Project: The leading national organization providing crisis intervention and suicide prevention services to lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender, and questioning youth.

 

  • Well Aware: Involved in national suicide prevention efforts to bring the National Strategy for Suicide Prevention, first released in 2001 from the Office of the U.S. Surgeon General, to reality. Work is centered on strategic communications, and applying this to advance awareness, knowledge and practice so as to reduce suicide in America. Information from recent webinars.