AAS promotes research, public awareness programs, public education, and training for mental health professionals, researchers, suicide prevention/crisis intervention centers, school districts, survivors of suicide and a variety of lay persons who have an interest in suicide prevention.
The only national not-for-profit organization exclusively dedicated to funding research, developing prevention initiatives and offering educational programs and conferences for survivors, mental health professionals, physicians and the public.
The Jed Foundation is committed to reducing the young adult suicide rate by furthering understanding of the underlying causes of suicide, by increasing awareness of the issue of college student mental health and suicide, and by creating effective prevention programs on college campuses.
The nation’s largest grassroots mental health organization comprised of a national organization and chapters in every state and many local communities. Programs and activities including public education and information; family and consumer peer education and support; advocacy; and public events.
Represents and supports school psychology through leadership to enhance the mental health and educational competence of all children.
Crisis centers in the network are equipped to take a wide range of calls from immediate suicidal crisis to information about mental health and referrals.
The United States Department of Health and Human Services agency is focused on building resilience and facilitating recovery for people with or at risk for mental or substance use disorders with resources including programs, policies, and grants geared toward that outcome.
Committed to the education of the general public about the depressive brain diseases, that if left untreated, may result in suicide and to reduce the stigma associated with these diseases.
Dedicated to preventing suicide through public education and awareness, community engagement, and federal, state, and local grassroots advocacy. Includes resources for suicide prevention and resources for those who have lost a loved one to suicide.
“The best of science, skills and practice; prevention support, training, and informational materials” to strengthen suicide prevention networks and advance the National Strategy for Suicide Prevention. Includes a library of evidence-based practices.
Suicide hotline for gay and questioning teens.
Works to support and enhance the capacity of coalitions in their prevention and positive youth development efforts.
Student Services/Prevention and wellness Team
Provides technical assistance, training and education, and facilitates school-district and community efforts to meet specific needs of students.
A nonprofit organization composed of volunteers; as suicide survivors, our losses have motivated us to action. Web site includes a local Survivors of Suicide group listing and free support for communities working to end suicide.
Founded in 1930, is an affiliate of the National Mental Health Association, which was created in 1909. Since it began, the MHA has promoted the rights and well-being of people with mental disorders. Today, our mission remains to promote mental health, prevent mental disorders, and achieve victory over mental illness through advocacy, education, information, and support.
Latest research news, provider networking, best practices, and internet discussion board in relation to adolescent substance abuse treatment in Wisconsin.
The Wisconsin Clearinghouse is a unit of University Health Services, University of Wisconsin- Madison. Provides education and training and includes a comprehensive resource center.
A statewide organization run by and for families that include children and adolescents who have an emotional, behavioral and mental disorders. Programs and services include advocacy, support groups, information and referral and education.
Tools for Individual Change
Educate yourself on depression: Recognize symptoms, discover various treatment and drug options, and see what you can do to overcome depression. Learn how depression affects men and women differently. Understand what parents can do to support their child and help them overcome depression. Take a depression self-assessment to determine if you are showing symptoms of depression. Watch videos developed by Mayo Clinic mental health physicians. Read and comment on blogs posted by experts. Discover what you can do to support someone suffering from depression.
Educate yourself on postpartum depression: Identify symptoms, risk factors, and causes. Understand the complications associated with postpartum depression and see the various treatment opportunities available.
Learn what to do if you or someone you know is showing signs of suicidal behavior. Notice signs that indicate that someone may be contemplating suicide. Identify risk factors that increase the chance of suicide. Find out how to support and get immediate help for someone who is suicidal.
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