This document covers planning for sustainability of the coalition itself. It includes four chapters with the following focus areas: 1) Engaging Volunteers and Partners, 2) Building a Credible Process, 3) Ensuring Relevance, and 4) Creating a Sustainability Plan. Although the document is grounded in SAMHSA’s Strategic Prevention Framework and community drug-free coalitions, it has much valuable information beyond that model and audience.
This toolkit section focuses on key actions and considerations to take for developing funding sustainability. In addition, it includes tips from the field, a checklist, examples, tools, and a PowerPoint summarizing the section’s key points.
This framework provides colleges and universities with 10 recommendations and implementation strategies to help inform and strengthen their mental health support and programs for students of color. The Equity in Mental Health Toolkit offers additional support in implementing the recommendations, including supporting campus-based efforts to reduce shame and prejudice related to mental illness, increase responsiveness, and improve campus climate.
JED Campus is a signature program of The Jed Foundation (JED) designed to guide higher education institutions through a collaborative process of comprehensive systems, program, and policy development. It includes customized support to build on existing student mental health, substance misuse, and suicide prevention efforts.
This website contains information sheets to help construction industry employers present brief talks on suicide prevention and related mental health topics. The talks raise awareness about the risk of suicide within the construction industry and provide suicide prevention resources.
This toolkit provides health and behavioral health organizations with seven elements to provide safer suicide care. It includes tools to help health care organizations implement the elements and information on the research behind each element.
This guide helps professional care providers and administrators understand the role of culture in the delivery of mental health and substance misuse services. It describes cultural competence and discusses racial, ethnic, and cultural considerations.
This toolkit provides the education and support needed to identify and address the needs of suicidal patients. It brings best practices in suicide prevention to providers in their own community and offers them tools for improving their detection and intervention skills. The toolkit also includes a system for developing an office protocol that details specific actions to be taken when a suicidal patient is identified, making suicide prevention a collaborative effort by the entire primary care office.
The toolkit compiles evidence-based and promising models and resources to support organizations implementing suicide prevention programs in rural communities across the United States. The modules in the toolkit contain resources and information focused on developing, implementing, evaluating, and sustaining rural suicide prevention programs.