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American Foundation for Suicide Prevention
AFSP is dedicated to advancing our knowledge of suicide and our ability to prevent it. AFSP's activities include supporting research projects, providing information and education about suicide and depression, and supporting programs for suicide survivor treatment, research and education.
Canadian Association for Suicide Prevention
The Canadian Association for Suicide Prevention is in the process of developing a Canadian blueprint of a national strategy for suicide prevention. The purpose is to articulate what a national strategy would look like that world, in turn, prompt action by all segments of Canadian society including all government levels.
Choose Life is a national strategy and action plan to prevent suicide in Scotland. Choose Life has a 10 year plan aimed at reducing suicides in Scotland by 20% by the year 2013.
Feeling Blue Suicide Prevention Committee
Serving southeastern Pennsylvania, Feeling Blue Suicide Prevention Committee is a non-profit, non-sectarian, nondenominational organization dedicated to providing caregivers with professional resources necessary to aid persons at risk, identify support organizations for survivors of suicide and provide community awareness.
International Association for Suicide Prevention
IASP is dedicated to preventing suicidal behavior, to alleviate its effects, and to provide a forum for academics, mental health professionals, crisis workers, volunteers and suicide survivors.
The Jason Foundation
In 1997, The Jason Foundation was founded by Clark Flatt after losing his sixteen year-old son, Jason, to the silent epidemic of youth suicide. Since then, The Jason Foundation has worked to help educate young people, parents, teachers, and others who work with young people about youth suicide. Their mission is helping young people deal with the pressures of growing up by offering choices other than suicide as an answer to problems.
The Jed Foundation
The Jed Foundation was established in order to prevent suicide on college campuses and focus on the underlying causes of suicide. The Jed Foundation convenes higher education and government leaders as well as scientific research and mental health experts in order to design effective prevention programs that reflect the best in current thinking. They create innovative web sites, such as Ulifeline™, which brings help directly to students by linking them to their respective college health centers.
LIFE: Living Is For Everyone
Dedicated to providing the best available evidence and resources to guide activities aimed at reducing the rate at which people take their lives in Australia, the LIFE website is designed for people across the community who are involved in suicide and self-harm prevention activities.
Light for Life Foundation - Yellow Ribbon Suicide Prevention Program
A community-based outreach program of Light for Life Foundation International, Yellow Ribbon offers a program that teaches about the internal nature of depression and loneliness. Suicide Prevention Community Development, Gatekeeper Training, seminars, workshops with fully developed curriculum (and videos) are available.
Means Matter: Harvard School of Public Health
Most efforts to prevent suicide focus on why people take their lives. But as we understand more about who attempts suicide and when and where and why, it becomes increasingly clear that how a person attempts--the means they use--plays a key role in whether they live or die.
National Center for Suicide Prevention Training
The National Center for Suicide Prevention Training (NCSPT) provides educational resources to help public officials, service providers, and community-based coalitions develop effective suicide prevention programs and policies. The site also has a resource database composed of suicide prevention articles and information.
National Strategy for Suicide Prevention (NSSP)
The National Strategy for Suicide Prevention (NSSP) represents the combined work of advocates, clinicians, researchers and survivors around the nation. It lays out a framework for action to prevent suicide and guides development of an array of services and programs that must be developed. It is designed to be a catalyst for social change with the power to transform attitudes, policies, and services. The NSSP Goals and Objectives for Action was published by the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services in May of 2001, with leadership from the Surgeon General.
A suicide prevention information site with links and resources.
SA/VE (Suicide Awareness / Voices of Education)
SAVE's mission is to prevent suicide through public awareness and education, eliminate stigma and serve as a resource to those touched by suicide.
SPAN USA (Suicide Prevention Action Network)
SPAN USA provides dozens of free resources on suicide prevention to the general public, frequently works with and provides consultations to government, corporate, and private interest groups on suicide prevention, and advocates through a network of thousands across the country on suicide prevention matters.
Suicide Prevention News and Comment
A privately-owned blog maintained by Franklin Cook, a longtime suicide prevention advocate and suicide grief outreach worker.
Suicide Prevention Resource Center (SPRC)
The 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.
Tennessee Suicide Prevention Network
A grassroots team of Tennesseans working to eliminate the stigma of suicide, educate the community about the warning signs of suicide, and ultimately reduce the rate of suicide in the state of Tennessee.
Violence and Injury Prevention Program
The Violence and Injury Prevention Program offers online resources for family members, healthcare professionals, forensic examiners, law enforcement officers, and others in the aging, mental health, long-term care, and public health network.
Youth Suicide Prevention Program
The Youth Suicide Prevention Program is dedicated to reducing youth suicide through training, public awareness and communities in action.
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