B-SPAN – A Brown University chapter of SPAN USA
B-SPAN is a student organization at Brown University that is actively involved in suicide prevention and mental health awareness. Our main goal is to help others stop the emotional pain they are experiencing before it leads to suicide.
CDC National Youth Violence Prevention Resource center
The first central source for violence prevention information for parents, teens and others. Lists a toll-free hotline, a fax-on-demand service for prevention program information, publications, research and statistics, fact sheets and more.
Health and Human Development Programs
Serving maternal and child health agencies and other organizations by providing information and technical assistance in efforts to reduce unintentional injuries and violence to children and adolescents. Also provides summaries of state prevention plans, and contact names for other states developing plans.
Help for Troubled Teens
Offers directories of available consultants, boarding schools, wilderness training and academic programs for troubled teens. (Note: Viewpoints articulated on this website do not necessarily reflect the opinions of the Network.)
Injury Prevention Web – Children’s Safety Network
The Children’s Safety Network, National Injury Data Technical Assistance Center announces the availability of “charts of injury mortality trends for each state”. Each state chart compares trends in suicide, homicide and motor vehicle mortality from 1980-1996. Each chart includes the state, HRSA Health Region and national trends. Separate sets of charts are provided for 10-14 year-olds and for 15-19 year-olds. Also available are charts of the mechanism of suicide for the two age groups in each state. Each chart contains a link that allows a viewer to download a MS Excel workbook that contains the data that generated the chart and a high definition version of the chart suitable for inclusion in a printed report.
The Jason Foundation
The Jason Foundation, Inc. is a nationally recognized leader in teen suicide awareness and prevention. They make a wide range of informative, educational materials and programs available, at no charge, to parents, teachers, youth workers and others who are concerned about the alarming statistics that link our country’s next generations and suicide.
The Jed Foundation
The Jed Foundation is a nonprofit public charity committed to reducing the young adult suicide rate and improving mental health support provided to college students nationwide.
The Link Counseling Center’s National Resource Center
For Suicide Prevention and Aftercare. Programs of The Link Counseling and Psychotherapy Children in Crisis and Grief Suicide Prevention and Aftercare Community Education, Training and Supervision.
This suicide prevention curriculum from the Centre for Suicide Prevention in Canada is highly recommended for guidance on talking with small children about suicide and for spotting suicidal tendencies in children.
CDC Injury Center
CDC staff studies the problem of youth violence and suicide with the same kinds of public health tools applied to infectious diseases, chronic diseases, and occupational hazards. The mission of the Youth Violence and Suicide Prevention Team is to promote implementation of efforts to prevent injuries resulting from assaultive and suicidal behavior through development and dissemination of science-based knowledge, intervention, and prevention strategies, working with public and private organizations.
Yellow Ribbon Suicide Prevention Program
Because of the internal nature of depression and loneliness, thousands of youth who appear to be happy are screaming silently in the deepest emotional pain. What can we do? Find the answer on this site.
Youth Suicide Prevention Program
This web site is presented as an educational resource by the Youth Suicide Prevention Program located in the state of Washington.
National Youth Violence Prevention Resource Center
The NYVPRC was established as a central source of information on prevention and intervention programs, publications, research, and statistics on violence committed by and against children and teens. It is a collaboration between the CDC and other Federal agencies and serves as a user-friendly, single point of access to Federal information on youth violence prevention and suicide.