Suicide Prevention - Education, Research and Advocacy

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Stamp out Stigma
A community advocacy and educational outreach program dedicated to eradicating the stigma associated with mental illness. Stamp Out Stigma is unique in its anti-stigma approach, by creating a forum in which individuals with mental illness share their personal experiences with the community at large.

www.stampoutstigma.net

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American Foundation for Suicide Prevention
The nation’s leading organization bringing together people across communities and backgrounds to understand and prevent suicide, and to help heal the pain it causes.

www.afsp.org/

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National Alliance on Mental Illness – NAMI
The nation’s largest grassroots mental health organization dedicated to building better lives for the millions of Americans affected by mental illness.

www.nami.org/

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Centers for Disease Control and Prevention – CDC
Suicide is a serious public health problem that can have lasting harmful effects on individuals, families, and communities. While its causes are complex and determined by multiple factors, the goal of suicide prevention is simple: Reduce factors that increase risk and increase factors that promote resilience.
www.cdc.gov/violenceprevention/suicide/index.html

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Suicide and Depression Awareness for Students
Depression and suicidal thoughts are two of the most frightening things a person can face in their lifetime. Unfortunately, acting on those suicidal thoughts is a far too common scenario for many across the world, including students. In fact, suicide is the second-leading cause of death for those between the ages of 15 and 24.
http://www.learnpsychology.org/suicide-depression-student-guidebook/

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