Here are the presentations given by the JED Foundation and the American Foundation for Suicide Prevention at the cross-county call on October 27, 2022, where they shared about resources for schools and communities.
These are the resources shared with us by the JED Foundation and the American Foundation for Suicide Prevention at our cross-county meeting on October 27th, 2022.
JED High School is a 36-month technical assistance program that partners with high schools and districts to assess and strengthen their programming, policies and systems that support the emotional well-being of students.
JED offers workshops related to emotional health promotion and suicide prevention to both professionals and non-professionals connected to colleges, universities, high schools, and community-based organizations that serve teens and young adults.
Here is a link to JED’s mental health resource center.
Here are resources on the transition from high school to college.
Tips for starting conversations about mental health
An initiative that aims to normalize conversation, create a connection to resources and inspire action on mental health.
This is a standardized education program that provides participants with a clear understanding of this leading cause of death, including most up-to-date research on suicide prevention, and what they can do in their communities to save lives.
This program has three different versions that teach teens, parents, and educators how to recognize the signs of depression and other mental health issues.
It’s Real: College Students and Mental Health is an AFSP produced film for schools designed to raise awareness about mental health issues commonly experienced by students and encourage seeking help.
This program for 5 to 11 year olds and their trusted adults is designed to introduce mental health and wellness in a kid-friendly way.