Information for College Students


  • Active Minds, Inc. is a student organization dedicated to promote a dialogue about mental health issues on campus and combat the incidence of student suicide. Their Send Silence Packing Campaign uses a traveling exhibit of 1,100 backpacks representing the number of college student lives lost to suicide each year.

 

 

 

  • Department of Veteran Affairs: Contains information about mental health issues, including suicide prevention, for veterans, as well as resources for counseling college students who are veterans.

 

  • Half of Us: Initiating 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.

 

  • 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.

 

  • Inspire USA Foundation: Working directly with teens and young adults, Inspire USA designs and delivers innovative technology-based services that promote mental health and prevent suicide.

 

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

 

  • NAMI on Campus provides information and resources to support students’ mental health and to empower them to take action on their college campuses. It helps to ensure that all students have positive, successful and fun college experiences.

 

  • People Prevent Suicide: Envisions a world where all stakeholders of college campus life are prepared to prevent suicide and to support those affected by it. Aims to provide student leaders, counselors, safety and health professionals, parents, spiritual leaders, senior administrators, faculty/staff, friends and media with toolkits on how to prepare for the prevention of and response to suicide on college campuses.

 

 

  • ReachOut.com is the Inspire USA Foundation’s primary online platform and avenue of outreach.

 

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

 

 

  • ULifeline—Suicide Prevention: 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.