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Trailer of Netflix Gender Revolution: A Journey with Katie Couric. 2:18
safer internet day 2018 - 11 to 14 year olds - 8:07
America's mass shooting problem goes much deeper than guns, says Warren Farrell, Ph.D. 7:18
Awkward Silence Presents: Seize the Awkward 1:19
13 Reasons Why Season 2 (2018) | Full Trailer [HD] Netflix Thirteen Reasons Why | Series Concept - 5/18/18 2:23
"Finding Hope: Battling America's Suicide Crisis," CNN 48:16

Suicide Prevention Movement Video 3:27
Oblivious: An online predator PSA - 8:27

July
August
September
October
November
December
The S Word
official trailer 3:00
It’s Real: College Students and Mental Health trailer 1:54
Preventing Teen Suicide Mayo Clilnic 3:46
Alex Boyé - Bend Not Break 4:20

Responding to a Suicidal Person - Clergy 11:29

Historic Reference - Information - 2017
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Historic Reference - VIdeo - 2017
July
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NAMI Ending the Silence - A mental health awareness program for teens 2:50
Ending The Silence Model Presentation Video - 38:15
Mental Illness: What You See / What You Don't - 2:17
Suicidal thoughts, meet mindfulness - your worst enemy. - Various
Can texting save lives? - Must see video! - 8:32
Logic - 1-800-273-8255 ft. Alessia Cara, Khalid - 8:59

Note: NEW items may be added in this section when appropriate

September NEW

9/10 - World Suicide Prevention Day

Suicide prevention experts: What you say (and don't say) could save a person's life
What actually happens when you call the National Suicide Prevention Lifeline
I Survived It - Facebook Group

9/7 - Speaking with One Voice for Suicide Prevention
9/7 -
Struggling to Cope? An Online “Mental Health Peer” Can Lend Support NBC News
9/7 -
ILLINOIS: Teens Are Anxious and Depressed, and Turning to the School Nurse for Help. But Most Illinois Schools Don’t Have One. Chicago Tribune Why Address Suicide Prevention
9/7 -
DENMARK: Traumatic Brain Injury Tied to Increased Risk of Suicide Reuters
September -
College Counseling from a Distance: Deciding Whether and When to Engage in Telemental Health Services (51 page PDF)
September -
Validate-Appreciate-Refer - What to do when someone is struggling with their mental health
September -
Digital Health Practices, Social Media Use, and Mental Well-Being Among Teens and Young Adults in the U.S. (37 page PDF)
September - Suicide Awareness and Prevention: Finding Hope - Grants Pass Daily Courier newspaper insert (16 page PDF)

Happening in September

9/28 - Culturally and Linguistically Appropriate Services CLAS Training, 8-9:30a FREE The Mill Casino, Coos Bay, Contact Laura at 541-269-4550 or Laura.Williams@advancedhealth.com Register Here
9/28 - Culturally and Linguistically Appropriate Services CLAS Workshop - 10:30a-12:30p FREE The Mill Casino, Salmon Room East, Coos Bay Contact Laura at 541-269-4550 or
Laura.Williams@advancedhealth.com Register Here.
NEW 9/27 - 7-11a Natinoasl experts to hold summit with Oregon Journalists on Reporting on Suicide, KGW Studios, 1501 SW Jefferson Street, Portland Regitration For more information or 503-201-1928 or to receive webnar and conference call information.
9/27 - Culturally and Linguistically Appropriate Services CLAS Training, 7-8a, FREE Curry General Hospital, Gold Beach. Contact Laura at 541-269-4550 or
Laura.Williams@advancedhealth.com Register Here
9/21 -
VA Healthcare Summit 2.0 - (Curry County local summit emphasizing mental/behavioral healthcare will be held at Curry Campus of Southwestern Oregon Community College, 9-10:30 a.m., Listening Sessions; 10:00 a.m.-12:30 a.m.Stakeholders gathering and presentations. After Listening Sessions veterans are welcome to attend the Stakeholders Summit.)
9/20 - 11a-12:30p PDT -
Creating Supportive Systems to Improve Mental Health Outcomes for Young African American Boys: An Urgent Conversation Register
9/18-19 - Portland, Oregon Zero Suicide Academy and Oregon Community of Practice for Better Suicide Care Application due June 15, 2018:

What is Zero Suicide?
Zero Suicide Toolkit
For Champions
Making Health Care Suicide Safe 4:20 video
How do I get started?

9/17 - National Physician Suicide Awareness Day: Shine a Light. Speak its

NPSA Day Starter Kit
Physician & Resident Curriculum
Blogs & Additional Resources
Podcasts & Videos

NEW 9/14 - 1-1:30p ET NIMH Director to Host Facebook Live on Suicide Prevention
9/12 - 1-2p EST School Resource Officer Programs - 5 Critical Action Items to Consider Register
9/11 -
Using Simulation to Evaluate Social Determinants of Health in People with Mental Illness 4p EDT
9/10 - V.A. Mental Healthcare Summit (catchment area/region) Roseburg
9/10 -
World Suicide Prevention Day Brochure Toolkit
9/9-15 -
National Suicide Prevention Week

NEW 9/10 Monday - Crisis Lines
NEW 9/11 Tuesday - Research Funding
NEW 9/12 Wednesday - Veteran and Service Member Suicide Prevention
NEW 9/13 Thursday - Mental Health Parity

Schools: Why Address Suicide Prevention
Middle School
High School
The Role of High School Teachers in Preventing Suicide (7 page PDF)
The Role of High School Mental Health Providers in Preventing Suicide (8 page PDF)
Suicide Prevention Resources for Teens (2 pae PDF)
After a Suicide: A Toolkit for Schools Second Edition (76 page PDF)

September - National Recovery Month
September - AFSP Out of Darkness Walks are happening across Oregon in September and October. Locations include Bend, North Bend, Medford, Scappoose, Lebanon, Eugene, Portland, and Pendleton. For specific dates and locations, visit the AFSP Oregon Chapter
website.

August

8/31 - International Overdose Awareness Day
8/30 - Alert: Secretary DeVos and President Trump could allow school districts to divert federal funding meant for mental health services and other school improvements and use it instead to arm teachers.
8/29 - More Mental-Health Services Would Make Pennsylvania Schools Safer, Report Says
NEW 8/28 - Chickasaw Nation Honored for Zero Suicide Implementation Efforts
NEW 8/28 - Preteen suicides are rare, but numbers are on the rise
8/24 -
VISN 2 Center of Excellence for Suicide Prevention accepting applications for Postdoctoral Fellowships
8/24 - Autism Can Mask the Warning Signs of Suicide
8/24 -
Characteristics of Crisis Line Users Who Died by Suicide
8/24 -
Six Ways to Help Someone Who Lost a Loved One to Suicide
8/24 -
Trump Signs Law Giving Suicide Lifeline a Makeover
8/23 -
Psychiatry Rounds: Workplace Mental Health and More
NEW  8/20 - New Behavioral Health Resources Available for First Responders

Service to Self: Behavioral Health for Fire and EMS Personnel
Learn more about all of SAMHSA's training courses for first responders.
Effects of Trauma on First Responders: Volume 14, Issue 1 — 2018 (21 page PDF)
First Responders: Behavioral Health Concerns, Emergency Response, and Trauma (15 page PDF)

8/17 - Using Electronic Health Records to Predict Suicide Attempts and Deaths in Outpatient Care
8/16 - Why Do We Value Achievement Over Mental Health? A High School Senior Speaks Out
8/16 - Mini Quiz: Poverty, Inequality, and Mental Illness
8/16 -
At the Heart of Depression: 3 New Studies
8/16 -
What Psychiatrists Need to Know: Patients in the Emergency Department
8/14 - Mental Health Checklist: 7 Parent Tips on How to Prepare Your Student for College-
8/14 - The President signed the National Suicide Hotline Improvement Act (H.R. 2345) today.
NEW  8/13 - Cultural and Population Sensitivity in Disaster Behavioral Health Programs The dialogue (29 page PDF)
NEW  8/12 - New suicide-prevention efforts target La Plata, Montezuma counties
8/10 -
MISSOURI: Children's Mercy Hospital Now Adding Suicide Prevention Questions to Check-Ups - SPRC -KMBC 9 News

Children Ages 12 and Younger - SPRC
Adolescents - SPRC

8/10 - Suicide Prevention Ideas for Action - SPRC (2 page PDF)
8/10 -
Help the Helpers: Taking Time for Self-Care SPRC
8/10 -
COLORADO: Longmont Library Launches Well-Being Bags to Spark Conversations about Mental Health

Supporting Action for Mental Health

8/7 - Measuring TIC Practices, Efforts, and Initiatives
8/3 - 8/6 - Firearms Storage in Homes with Children at Risk for Self-Harm SPRC
8/3 -
Teen Suicide Risk May Be Lower With Intense Team-Based Therapy SPRC Abstract
8/3 -
NORTH DAKOTA: Law Enforcement Agencies Use New Tool to Prevent Officer Suicide SPRC Interactive Screening Program
8/3 -
RHODE ISLAND: Rhode Island Law Aims to Prevent Suicides at Public Colleges SPRC Virtual learning lab for campus suicide prevention. (34 page PDF)
8/3 - Virtual Learning Lab: State Suicide Prevention APRC
8/3 -
Firearms Storage in Homes with Children at Risk for Self-Harm
8/2 -
Two Misleading Myths Regarding “Medical Aid in Dying” - Psychiatric Timese (Also, see 7/24 Millard Salter’s Last Day)
8/1 -
Kids Need Play and Recess. Their Mental Health May Depend on It.
8/1 - House and Senate have passed the National Suicide Hotline Improvement Act. Awaiting the President's signature. AFSP
8/1 -
Talking About Suicide in Schools AFSP
8/1 -
The Most Important Conversation on Campus AFSP
8/1 -
Returning to School After a Suicide Loss: For Teens AFSP
8/1 -
Connect Students to Mental Health Services through AFSP’s Interactive Screening Program (ISP for Institutions of Higher Education) AFSP
8/1 -
Bring ‘It’s Real: College Students and Mental Health’ to a Campus Near You AFSP
8/1 -
Back in Session: How to Take Care of Your Mental Health in the Classroom - AFSP
August -
3 Things Mental Health Professionals Need to Know about Telemedicine: A Game Changer for Mental Health Services (Free 6 page eBook)

Happened in August

8/30 - Webnar 3-4p ET  Using Case Management Data To Inform Practice & Develop Campus Trainings For Behavioral Intervention
8/30 - Webnar 3-4p ET 
2-Part Webinar Series: Case Management & Behavioral Intervention
8/27 -
A Parent's Guide to Resilience, An Evening Event by Gants Pass School DIstrict and the Why Try Organization, 6:30-7:30p, 725 NE Dean Drive, Grants Pass 541-474-5700 or dwerner@grantspass.k12.or.us
8/23 - Webnar 3-4p ET Mental Health Issues On Campus: Understanding Data, Recognizing Red Flags & Assisting Students In Distress
8/23 - Webnar 12M-1:30pm PDT Comprehensive Suicide Prevention – It’s More than a Mental Health Concern Register
8/23 - Webnar 4-5:30p ET Suicide Prevention and the Collaborative Care Model Register
Due 8/10 - Indian Education--Demonstration Grants for Indian Children
8/9 - 9a-5p Youth Mental Health First Aid training - Gold Beach High School (Oregon). $25 lunch included. Register
maggie.house@oregonstate.edu.or. or 541-247-6672
8/8 - SAMHSA) is hosting its annual Voice Awards 6-9:30p PT, UCLA's Royce Hall, Los Angeles, CA
Register
8/7 - Webnar 1-2P ET
Threat To Self & Others: Navigating Student Removal In A Manner That Reduces Legal Risk, Maintains Due Process & Supports Student Rights
Webnar 3-4p ET -
Early Alert Case Study: Effective, Data-informed Intervention & Assessment Strategies
8/5-25 - Three week Rouge Youth Transitions early intervention outdoor youth program for middle school students. For more information:
KARI.KINGSOLVER@dhsoha.state.or.us
8/2 - Webnar - 1-2p ET
2-Part Webinar Series: Case Management & Behavioral Intervention
8/2 - 8/9 - Webnar 12m-1p PST 
Using An Online Platform For Mental Health Outreach & Intervention
8/2 - Webnar 12m-1:30a PST
10 Essential Components Of An Evidence-Based Behavioral Intervention & Case Management Program

Grants (Open)

8/31 - Application Deadline Oregon Health Authority - Public Health Division is offering mini-grants of up to $7,000 to agencies able to solicit feedback from people most impacted by health disparities, including people of color, people who identify as LGBTQ, people with low-income, and people living with disabilities. Christy.j.hudson@state.or.us
Robert Wood Johnson Foundation: Evidence for Action: Investigator-Initiated Research to Build a Culture of Health
Robert Wood Johnson Foundation: Pioneering Ideas Brief Proposals
SAMHSA Certified Community Behavioral Health Clinic Expansion Grants

Happened in July

NEW 7/31 - A Son's Addiction vs. A Daughter's Addiction: Gender Differences In Drug Use and Recovery
NEW 7/31 - Addressing Depression: The World’s Largest Health Problem
NEW 7/31 - Major Depressive Episode: Is It Bipolar I or Unipolar Depression?
7/31 - Register by this date for video conference on Thursdays from 7:30-8:30 a.m. from September 13-December 5, 2018. Adult Psychiatry II ECHO Opportunity for Primary care clinicians
7/30 - Webnar, 12-1:30p PST
Mental Health Issues on Campus: Understanding Data, Recognizing Red Flags & Assisting Students in Distress
NEW 7/27 - Two States Are Making Teachers Talk about Mental Health. Could This Be a Model? SPRS
NEW 7/27 - The Role of High School Teachers in Preventing Suicide SPRC (7 page PDF)
NEW 7/27 - A Historical Perspective on Suicide Psychiatric Times
7/25 - Webnar 1p-2:30p ET 
Developing and Delivering Effective Suicide Prevention Messaging: We All Play a Role! Highlight the Action Alliance’s Framework for Successful Messaging
7/25 - Webnar 1-2p ET
National Action Alliance for Suicide Prevention Webinar: Developing and Delivering Effective Suicide Prevention Messaging: We All Play a Role Register
NEW 7/24 - Millard Salter’s Last Day Psychiatric Times
7/24 - Webnar 3-4p ET
Suicide & Bullying: Preventing Suicide through Collaborative Upstream Interventions (49 page PDF of slides)
NEW 7/20 - Are There Health Consequences When an Individual is Bereaved by their Spouse’s Suicide? AFSP
NEW 7/20 - Children's Mercy Hospital now adding suicide prevention questions to check-ups KMBC News
7/18 - Twitter Chat, 2-3p ET -
Minority Mental Health Awareness Month
NEW 7/18 - Two for One Special: Med-Psych Physicians in the Hospital
NEW 7/17 - How to Talk About Your Mental Health When No One Wants To Listen - Huff Post

Racial/Ethnic Differences in Mental Health Service Use among Adults (49 page PDF)

7/11, Noon-1p PDT: How Social and Emotional Learning (SEL) Can Help Prevention Bullying
7/10 - Webnar 12:30-2p ET Substance Use Disorders in the Zero Suicide Framework Register (54 page PDF)
7/2 -
Robert Wood Johnson Foundation Sports Award 2018
TBD - Mental Health First Aid Class Register by Email or call 541-813-2535 (July Date to be announced soon.)
July -
National Recovery Month
July -
Minority Mental Health Awareness Month
July -
US Department of Health and Human Services Office of Minority Health
http://www.psychiatrictimes.com/couch-crisis/his-lovely-wife-psych-ward-interview-love-writing-and-mental-illness?rememberme=1&elq_mid=2474&elq_cid=3081348 July - National Alliance on Mental Illness
July -
Recovery Month Toolkit
July -
Proclamations, Statements and letters
NEW July - #chatsafe: A young person's guide for communicating safely online about suicide

Fact Sheet for Families: plus Psychosis and young people (2 page PDF)
Trauma and mental health in young people
Suicidal Ideation MythBuster Suicidal Ideatoin (5 pGE pdf)
Youth mental health: Service models to improve access and outcomes for young people (March 2018)

Grants (Open)

Robert Wood Johnson Foundation: Evidence for Action: Investigator-Initiated Research to Build a Culture of Health
Robert Wood Johnson Foundation: Pioneering Ideas Brief Proposals
SAMHSA Certified Community Behavioral Health Clinic Expansion Grants

July

7/31 - Best Medications for Kids With Anxiety Child Mind Institute EN ESPAÑOL
7/31 -
What Parents Should Know About Risperdal Child Mind Institute
7/31 -
Understanding ADHD Medications Child Mind Institute EN ESPAÑOL
7/31 -
Is Your Child Getting the Right Medication Dosage? Child Mind Institute EN ESPAÑOL
7/31 -
When to Worry About Kids Taking Multiple Medications Child Mind Institute EN ESPAÑOL
7/31 -
How to Take Kids Off Medication Child Mind Institute EN ESPAÑOL
NEW 7/31 - Mania Linked to Beef Jerky That includes meat sticks, beef jerky, and turkey jerky, but not prosciutto, a dry-cured meat without nitrates.
7/25 - Cognitive Effects of MIN-101 in Patients With Schizophrenia and Negative Symptoms - Psychiatric Times
7/25 -
His Lovely Wife in the Psych Ward: An Interview on Love, Writing, and Mental Illness - Psychiatric Times
7/25 -
Refusing Prescription Opioids in Recovery - Partnership for Drug Free Kids
7/24 -
Physical Activity and Incident Depression: What the Data Tell Us Psychiatric Times
7/24 - Physical Activity and Incident Depression: What the Data Tell Us - Psychiatric Times
7/24 - How to Handle Holidays After a Death in the Family Grief can make special days harder - Child Mind Institute
7/24 -
Coping With A Parent’s Suicide How to help the children who are left behind - Child Mind Institute
7/24 -
Supporting Children After the Suicide of a Classmate Responding to a painful loss in the healthiest way possible - Child Mind Institute
7/24 -
Helping Children Cope With Grief - Child Mind Institute
7/24 -
Should children attend funerals? - Child Mind Institute
7/23 - H.R. 2345, the National Suicide Hotline Improvement Act, passed by the House 379 to 1 Goes to the President for signing. AFSP
7/23 -
Global warming risk: Rising temperatures from climate change linked to rise in suicides - USA Today
NEW  7/20 - Mini Quiz: Peer Support and Mental Illness
NEW 7/20 - Tompkins County Officially Adopts Zero Suicide Model
NEW 7/20 - Intermountain Healthcare Announces Zero Suicide Initiative
7/20 - Nonsuicidal Self-Injury among U.S. Adolescents
7/20 -
A Simple Emergency Room Intervention Can Help Cut Suicide Risk NPR

7/11 - Comparison of the Safety Planning Intervention With Follow-up vs Usual Care of Suicidal Patients Treated in the Emergency Department

7/20 - COLORADO: Colorado Is Leading the Country in Suicide Prevention Work Toolbox
7/20 -
GUYANA: Trying To Stop Suicide: Guyana Aims To Bring Down Its High Rate NPR

Guyana: National Suicide Prevention Plan 2015-2020 Report (52 page PDF)

7/18 - Calls to suicide crisis centers have doubled since 2014
7/13 - More than Mental Health: Reaching Men at Risk for Suicide
7/13 -
What Educators Need to Know About Suicide: Contagion, Complicated Grief, and Supportive Conversations
7/13 -
After a Suicide: A Toolkit for Schools 2nd edition (76 page PDF)
7/13 -
VA Reveals Its Veteran Suicide Statistic Included Active Duty Troops
7/13 -
VA National Suicide Data Report 2005–2015 (48 page PDF)
7/13 -
CALIFORNIA: Suicide Prevention Spikes Will Be Installed on Coronado Bridge, Where More than 400 Have Taken Their Lives
7/13 -
Reduce Access to Means of Suicide
7/12 -
Racial and Ethnic Differences in the Prevalence of Depressive Symptoms Among U.S. Nursing Home Residents
NEW 7/11 - A Simple Emergency Room Intervention Can Help Cut Suicide Risk
7/11 -
Two States Are Making Teachers Talk about Mental Health. Could This Be a Model? Dateline NBC
7/11 -
Nonsuicidal Self-Injury Among a Representative Sample of US Adolescents, 2015 - AJPH
7/11 -
Comparison of the Safety Planning Intervention With Follow-up vs Usual Care of Suicidal Patients Treated in the Emergency Department
7/9 -
IRELAND: Extra Suicide Prevention Training Planned for Teachers The Irish Times
7/3 -
Injury Control Research Center Briefs from the CDC - Suicide Prevention
July - G
un Safety Matters Challenge - Winners announced
July -
Suicide rising across the US: More than a mental health concern - CDC
July -
Guide for Suicide Attempt Survivors after Treatment in the Emergency Department (10 page PDF) SAMHSA
July -
Guide for Emergency Department Providers on Caring for Suicide Attempt Survivors (10 page PDF) SAMHSA
July -
Guide for Taking Care of a Family Member after Emergency Department Treatment for an Attempt (12 page PDF) SAMHSA
July -
Predicting Risk of Suicide Among Individuals Who are Members of Higher-Risk Populations: Finding THE Needle in a Stack of Needles!
July -
The Patient Safety Screener (PSS-3): A Brief Tool to Detect Suicide Risk in Acute Care Settings
July -
National Guidelines for Suicide Prevention in the Workplace survey
July -
2017 Children's Mental Health Report (20 page PDF)

Upcoming Trainings, Symposiums, Events, Webnars
August
September
October
November
December
January

Happening in October

10/31-11/2 - Annual National Conference: SIgnals of Hope, St. John's NL
October - AFSP Out of Darkness Walks are happening across Oregon.. Locations include Bend, North Bend, Medford, Scappoose, Lebanon, Eugene, Portland, and Pendleton. For specific dates and locations, visit the AFSP Oregon Chapter website.
10/15 -
Resilience: The Biology of Stress and the Science of Hope,, Pelican Players Theatre, 1240 Chetco Ave, Brookings, OR (Time TBD)
NEW  10/9-10 - SW Washington ASIST Regional Conference, Lakewood Center for the Arts, 368 S State St, Lake Oswego, More information Paige Hirt, paige@foundationsees.com or 503-953-5769
NEW 10/8 - 6:30-8:30p, Pre-Conference Screening of "The Ripple Effect", The Lakewood Center for the Arts, More information Paige Hirt, paige@foundationsees.com or 503-953-5769

Happening in November

11/19-20 - A Symposium on Academic Resilience in Higher Education (Registration opens in July.)
11/17-18 -
International Survivors of Suicide Loss Day

Happening in December

Happening in January, 2019

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