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Help Improve Your Community's Prevention Programs

  • Parent Category: Resources
  • Last Updated on Thursday, 24 January 2013 18:30
  • Published on Thursday, 24 January 2013 18:30
  • Written by Lydia Richard

Striving to improve prevention programs in our communities is a worthwhile goal and one that requires data to help inform decisions.

Data-Based Planning for Effective Prevention: State Epidemiological Outcomes Workgroups is a new publication presenting the key principles and core expectations of state and community decisions regarding prevention programs for substance abuse and mental health disorders.

This publication is available in both hardcopy and PDF.

Order Your Hardcopy: http://store.samhsa.gov/product/Data-Based-Planning-for-Effective-Prevention/SMA12-4724?WT.ac=EB_20130122_SMA12-4724 

Preview the Publication [PDF - 2 MB]: http://store.samhsa.gov/shin/content/SMA12-4724/SMA12-4724.pdf

Stories Of Hope And Recovery

  • Parent Category: Resources
  • Last Updated on Monday, 12 November 2012 14:31
  • Published on Monday, 01 October 2012 16:16
  • Written by Lydia Richard

A Video Guide for Suicide Attempt Survivors

Features inspiring stories from three people who survived an attempted suicide. Told through their voices and those of their families, the stories recount their journeys from the suicide attempt to a life of hope and recovery. Includes a video guide.

http://store.samhsa.gov/product/SMA12-4711DVD

How You Can Play a Role in Preventing Suicide

  • Parent Category: Resources
  • Last Updated on Monday, 12 November 2012 14:31
  • Published on Tuesday, 25 September 2012 13:22
  • Written by Lydia Richard

The effects of suicide are not limited to those who die. Suicide is a serious public health problem that has shattered the lives of millions of people, families, and communities nationwide. We can all take action to reduce its toll. A variety of strategies are available for individuals and organizations across the United States to help prevent suicide. 

http://www.surgeongeneral.gov/library/reports/national-strategy-suicide-prevention/factsheet.pdf

Supported Education-A Promising Practice

  • Parent Category: Resources
  • Last Updated on Monday, 12 November 2012 14:31
  • Published on Tuesday, 25 September 2012 12:56
  • Written by Lydia Richard

http://store.samhsa.gov/shin/content/SMA11-4654CD-ROM/GettingStarted-SEd.pdf

Getting Started with Evidence-Based and Promising Practices gives you an overview of the activities that are generally involved in implementing evidence-based and promising practices and tells you how to make them culturally competent. This booklet is particularly relevant to the following:

  • Mental health authorities; and
  • Agency staff who develop and manage these programs.

Funded In Part By:

Wrendy Hayne Mental Health Fund-Maine Community Foundation

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Pillars of Peer Support Presentation

We have made available to you the Pillars of Peer Support Presentation from our 2010 Annual Meeting.
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