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Behavioral Health-Works (BH-Works) is a proven web-based system for integrating behavioral health screening, triage and prevention services into medical, school and mental health services settings. To learn more, visit the website below.
The Higher Education Suicide Prevention Coalition (HESPC) is a collaborative organization with the united goal of developing and implementing strategies to reduce suicides on college campuses and improve the overall wellness of students. Click the …
Click below to view past Prevent Suicide PA PSA Contest winners and honorable mentions for the poster, video, and audio categories.
This manual, developed by the STAR-Center at the University of Pittsburgh, is intended to guide schools and communities in developing their own postvention (i.e., services offered in an aftermath of a suicide or tragedy) policies and procedures.
This toolkit from Mental Health America lists resources specifically for BIPOC and LGBTQ+ communities; handouts on racism and mental health, and a Call to Action for people to share the effects of discrimination and/or racism on their mental health.
This publication from the National Hispanic and Latino Mental Health Technology Transfer Center (MHTTC) Network lays out the research on mental health disparities among Hispanic and Latino communities.
A report from the Trust for America’s Health and The Well Being Trust offers data about specific mortality rates in states and demographic data indicating increased death rates due to alcohol, drugs, and suicide in African American, Latinx, …
Archived webinars from the Cultural and Linguistic Webinar Series provided by the Pennsylvania Care Partnership.
Click the link below to download The Equity in Mental Health Toolkit from The Steve Fund and The JED Foundation. This toolkit outlines recommendations for colleges and universities to support the emotional well-being and mental health of students of …
This information sheet from the Mental Health Technology Transfer Center (MHTTC) provides recent data on suicide rates among Black youth.
This resource sheet includes a list of mental health mobile apps which provide tools for stress management, relaxation, mindfulness, etc. and a list of applications specifically for suicide prevention.
For systems dedicated to improving patient safety, Zero Suicide presents an aspirational challenge and practical framework for system-wide transformation toward safer suicide care. Click below to learn more.
Starting in July 2022, people who call, text or chat with 988 will be connected to the National Suicide Prevention Lifeline. Click the button below to read more about this new 3-digit number for crisis calls.
This free and confidential national crisis line is for anyone who needs emotional support, and is available by phone 24 hours a day, 7 days a week and via online chat from 2 p.m. to 2 a.m.
The Crisis Text Line provides free emotional support and information to teens in any type of crisis, including feeling suicidal. Trained specialists are available 24 hours a day, 7 days a week.
*In PA text “PA” to 741-741
The Trevor Project provides crisis intervention and suicide prevention services to lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender, and questioning (LGBTQ) youth ages 13–24.
Trans Lifeline is a hotline primarily for transgender people experiencing a crisis. This includes people who may be struggling with their gender identity and are not sure that they are transgender.
The Veterans Crisis Line is a 24/7 crisis resource available to any Service member, including members of the National Guard and Reserve, and any Veteran, even if you’re not registered with VA or enrolled in VA health care.
View the Prevent Suicide PA Online Learning Center to access trainings for educators and mental health providers.
A list of some current online and virtual gatekeeper trainings, resources, webinars, and phone applications that can be used remotely.
A PDF of some current suicide prevention trainings both online and in-person.
A spreadsheet of some current suicide prevention trainings both online and in-person.
This tool from the SPRC provides information on suicide prevention trainings. It includes questions and lists of factors to consider that can help users through preparing for, selecting, implementing, evaluating, and sustaining suicide prevention …
This tool from the SPRC provides a series of questions to guide the cultural adaptation of suicide prevention training programs and so improve the community ownership, utilization, and effectiveness of the training.
“Our Story Isn’t Over” is a new podcast from Youth Move PA to talk about mental health, coping skills, and other mental health related topics.
The PA Parent and Family Alliance is a non-profit which provides resources, as well as 1-on-1 support to parents and caregivers whose children (including those 18+) may be experiencing social, emotional, behavioral and/or mental health struggles, …
Click the button below to view a flyer from the PA Parent and Family Alliance on the ways the organization can support families who are caring for children/young adults with identified social, emotional, behavioral, or mental health challenges.
This document from the Society for the Prevention of Teen Suicide (SPTC) helps to clarify some of the misinformation about suicide and provide practical, helpful suggestions that you can use with your kids and their friends.
Here NAMI has listed ways to get involved during Minority Mental Health Month.
A report to congress from the congressional Black caucus that includes the current research on suicide among Black youth, recommendations, and resources for families and professionals.