Vikram Patel TEDTalk

Outlines a highly promising approach to mental health care– training members of communities to give mental health interventions, empowering ordinary people to care for others.

World Health Organization Suicide Prevention

WHO’s approach to suicide prevention is known as LIVE LIFE (leadership, interventions, vision and evaluation). This approach is the basis on which comprehensive national suicide prevention strategies should be developed. WHO has many other resources including Preventing Suicide: How to Start a Survivors’ Group.

You Are Not Alone

Community where teens and young adults struggling with mental health conditions can find a safe place to talk about what they’re experiencing by sharing their personal stories of recovery, tragedy, struggle or hope.

Young People in Recovery

Provides the training and networks all individuals, families, and communities need to recover and maximize their full potential.

The Wellbriety Movement

An interconnected web spreading across our Native Nations carrying the message of cultural knowledge about recovery for individuals, families and communities. The web is a live entity that was born out of the work that White Bison created after the Elders told about a healing time that has come.

Trevor Project

The leading national organization providing crisis intervention and suicide prevention services to lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender, queer & questioning (LGBTQ) young people under 25.

Suicide Prevention Life Line

National network of local crisis centers that provides free and confidential emotional support to people in suicidal crisis or emotional distress 24 hours a day, 7 days a week. Chat connecting individuals with counselors for emotional support and other services via web chat. Call 1-800-273-8255 Text ‘MT’ to the number 741-741 and a Crisis Counselor will respond immediately to provide assistance.

Supporting Friends and Family Members Handout

Mood disorders such as bipolar disorder (formerly known as manic depression) and depression affect millions of people. Their family members and friends are affected too. If someone you love has a mood disorder, you may be feeling helpless, overwhelmed, confused, and hopeless—or you may feel hurt, angry, frustrated, and resentful. You may also have feelings of guilt, shame, and isolation, or feelings of sadness, exhaustion, and fear. All of these feelings are normal. This brochure will tell you a little about what your family member or friend is going through, and how you can help your loved one and yourself.

Surviving Spirit

Promotes Hope, Healing and Help for those impacted by trauma, abuse or mental health concerns through the use of the creative arts, a speakers’ bureau, newsletter, website, brochure, retail gallery, coffeehouse, media center and more.

Newsletters

The Center for Social Innovation (C4)

Promotes best practices that improve the lives of marginalized and vulnerable people. We focus on complex public health problems such as homelessness, trauma, and mental health and substance use disorders. Using state-of-the-art research, training, and technology, we help individuals, agencies, and communities deepen the impact of their work.

The Icarus Project

Support network and education project by and for people who experience the world in ways that are often diagnosed as mental illness. They advance social justice by fostering mutual aid practices that reconnect healing and collective liberation.

The State of Mental Health 2020

This chart book presents a collection of data that provides a baseline for answering some questions about how many people in America need and have access to mental health services. This report is a companion to the online interactive data on the MHA website (https://www.mhanational.org/issues/state-mental-health-america). The data and table include state and national data and sharable infographics.?

School Resource Guide

Discusses and details a number of mental health issues, including information on how they impact academic performance and where to find help.

SAMHSA School Suicide Prevention Toolkit

Assists high schools and school districts in designing and implementing strategies to prevent suicide and promote behavioral health. The toolkit includes tools to implement a multifaceted suicide prevention program that responds to the needs and cultures of students.

SAMHSA The Sequential Intercept Model Brochure

This brochure provides an overview of the Sequential Intercept Model (SIM). The SIM is a strategic planning tool that helps communities better understand the gaps and resources they have in helping those with mental illness or substance use disorders who are in the criminal justice system.