Prevent Suicide PA Recourse Guide

 

Prevent Suicide PA Recourse Guide

 

Black, Indigenous People of Color (BIPOC) Mental Health Month Toolkit

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.

Mental Health Disparities among Hispanic & Latino Communities

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.

Pain in the Nation Update: Alcohol, Drugs, and Suicide Deaths in 2018

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, …

Cultural and Linguistic Webinar Series

Archived webinars from the Cultural and Linguistic Webinar Series provided by the Pennsylvania Care Partnership.

Equity in Mental Health Toolkit

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 …

Growing Crisis: Suicide Death Rates, Attempts and Injuries among Black Youth

This information sheet from the Mental Health Technology Transfer Center (MHTTC) provides recent data on suicide rates among Black youth.

General Mental Health and Suicide Prevention Apps

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.

National Suicide Prevention Lifeline

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.

Crisis Text Line

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

Trevor Project

The Trevor Project provides crisis intervention and suicide prevention services to lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender, and questioning (LGBTQ) youth ages 13–24.

Trans Lifeline

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.

Veterans Crisis Line

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.

GATEKEEPER TRAININGS

Virtual and Online Resources for General Suicide Prevention

A list of some current online and virtual gatekeeper trainings, resources, webinars, and phone applications that can be used remotely.

Virtual and Online Resources for School Based Suicide Prevention

A list of some current online and virtual gatekeeper trainings, resources and webinars targeted for school based suicide prevention.

Selecting and Implementing a Gatekeeper Training

This tool from the SPRC provides information on gatekeeper trainings. It includes questions and lists of factors to consider that can help users through preparing for, selecting, implementing, evaluating, and sustaining gatekeeper trainings.

Guidance for Culturally Adapting Gatekeeper Trainings

This tool from the SPRC provides a series of questions to guide the cultural adaptation of gatekeeper training programs and so improve the community ownership, utilization, and effectiveness of the training.

SUPPORTING CHILDREN AND FAMILIES

Our Story Isn’t Over

“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.

Family Support Partners

This free resources offers a caregiver to caregiver approach to supporting families caring for youth up to age 26. Use this flyer to share with your community.

Not My Kid: What Every Parent Should Know

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.

SOCIAL JUSTICE AND EQUITY

Minority Mental Health Month- Getting Involved

Here NAMI has listed ways to get involved during Minority Mental Health Month.

Ring the Alarm: The Crisis of Black Youth Suicide in America

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.

HHS Office of Minority Health- Minority Mental Health Month Resources

The Department of Health and Human Services, Office of Minority Health has compiled a list of resources on minority mental health and mental health disparities.