Youth Suicide Prevention

Resource: SAMHSA’s Data Archive

This website features SAMHSA data collections, maps, reports, public use data files, analysis tools, and other information related to data.

Report: Behavioral Health Barometer, Volume 4

This report presents national data about the prevalence of behavioral health conditions, including the rate of serious mental illness, suicidal thoughts, substance use, and underage drinking.

Brianna

...there is hope!...never keep your feelings bottled up...It is not bad to get help when you need it.

Share with Youth: We Need You Here

We R Native released a video highlighting the lived experience of tribal youth in order to raise awareness about suicide prevention and to encourage young people to seek help if they need it.

Coloradas

"My ancestors fought for me to have a way of life to live for. So I honor them by holding on to our language and tradition as much as possible."

Facebook Ask the Expert Event: Suicide Prevention

In order to raise awareness and knowledge on suicide, CDC’s VetoViolence Facebook page will be hosting an Ask the Expert focused on suicide prevention on World Suicide Prevention Day.

Preventing Suicide: A Toolkit for High Schools

The Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration (SAMHSA) within the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) recently released a new toolkit that is aimed at being part of a nationwide effort to help the one out of every fifteen high school students who attempt suicide each year.

National Strategy for Suicide Prevention

The National Action Alliance for Suicide Prevention (Action Alliance), along with Health and Human Services Secretary, Kathleen Sebelius, and the US Surgeon General, Dr. Regina Benjamin, launched a revised National Strategy for Suicide Prevention (NSSP) that will save lives by guiding suicide prevention activities for years to come.