The JED Foundation (For College Students) – Focuses on suicide prevention on college campuses and underlying causes of suicide; Online resource for college students, parents, and campus professionals; Helps students make lifestyle changes that promote sounder mental health; Encourages students to seek help when needed.

NAMI – National Alliance on Mental Illness – Largest mental health organization dedicated to improving the lives of persons living with a mental illness and their families.

ULIFE -A project of the Jed Foundation (For College Students) – Online resource for college students, includes campus specific information to seek help; Anonymous screening tool; Information on alcohol and drugs, anxiety disorders, cutting, depression, eating disorders, stress, suicidal disorders and other issues; “Help a Friend” page addresses how to talk to friend struggling with issues; How to identify warning signs on social media.

Anxiety and Depression Association of America – Information on anxiety disorders, treatment and referrals; Blog, testimonials, podcasts, and webcasts; Section for college students, as well as children and teens; Test anxiety tips; search option for providers and support groups in your area.

HopeXchange – Established core mentoring programs to empower the bipolar community; offering a free program to expand our efforts to those struggling with a mental illness.

Transition Year (Senior Year H.S. to College) – Information and tools to assist with the smooth, safe, and healthy transition of students from high school to college; Choosing a school, attending a college; Transitioning with a diagnosed condition, Student life and emotional issues, Many articles related to finding help on and off campus and basic concerns for mental health challenges, Newsletter sign-up.

The Pride of Judea Community Services – Pride of Judea is a licensed community-based mental health clinic located in Eastern Queens. It provides services to children, adolescents, and adults who are struggling with a wide range of emotional and social problems.
243-02 Northern Boulevard Queens, NY 11362

National Suicide Prevention Lifeline – Text “HELP” to 741-741.
(24/7) 1-800-273-8255 (Calls will be routed to nearest crisis center in your area)

American Association of Suicidology – Promotes the understanding and prevention of suicide; Supports those who have been affected by suicide; Suicide myths, warning signs and risk factors; Tips for “When Someone Needs Help”; Includes links to AAS programs, “National Center for the Prevention of Youth Suicide” and “U OK?”- school and community based programs for youth suicide prevention and awareness.

American Foundation for Suicide Prevention – Supports research projects and programs for suicide survivor treatment and education; Provides research, information, and education about suicide and depression.

The Jason Foundation – Founded by Clark Flatt after losing his sixteen year old son, Jason, to suicide; Risk and warning signs; For Students: Downloadable phone app, “A Friend Asks,” provides resources, “do’s and don’ts” for helping friends or yourself; For Parents: Parent Resource Program and Parent & Community Seminar featuring father of Jason; For Educators, Youth Workers,& Coaches: Professionals Development Series, Coaches’ Assistance Program and other programs.

Nick’s Network of Hope – For young people and those who care for them, Nick’s Network of Hope raises awareness and provides resources and education about life issues and challenges with an emphasis on suicide prevention.

ActiveMinds – Empowers students to speak openly about mental health, to educate others, and to encourage help-seeking, Develops and supports student chapters on many college campuses nationwide, Provides information and resources regarding mental health and mental illness, Serves as a liaison between students and the mental health community.

National Council for Suicide Prevention – The National Council for Suicide Prevention is a national coalition of seven leading nonprofits working to end suicide in the United States. – A non-profit organization to spread awareness for suicide prevention and the disease of addition.

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We all need to spread the word that we can make a difference in our children’s lives if we agree to help them at the earliest possible moment so their fears and worries do not overcome them.  Please share your thoughts, because we are all in this together and through unity of purpose there is strength.