• Preventing Suicide Among Seniors

    Preventing Suicide Among Seniors

    Suicide rates among older adults are higher than the general population – especially among men. SAMHSA’s toolkit brings prevention guidance to senior centers.

    Suicide rates among older adults are higher than the general population – especially among men. SAMHSA’s toolkit brings prevention guidance to senior centers.

    Suicide rates among older adults are higher than the general population – especially among men. SAMHSA’s toolkit brings prevention guidance to senior centers.

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    Mental Health First Aid

    Learn the 5 steps in Mental Health First Aid – a mental health literacy program in which anyone can learn the signs and symptoms of mental health crisis and how to help.

    Learn the 5 steps in Mental Health First Aid – a mental health literacy program in which anyone can learn the signs and symptoms of mental health crisis and how to help.

    Learn the 5 steps in Mental Health First Aid – a mental health literacy program in which anyone can learn the signs and symptoms of mental health crisis and how to help.

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Suicide Cluster Prevention on Campus

Efforts are underway to prevent “suicide clusters” – an unexpectedly high number of suicides occurring close together in time or space – on college campuses.
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Social Media During a Crisis

Social media has shifted the way we respond to news events and disasters, where information can be shared at lightning speed. Behavioral health organizations must find ways to respond and communicate accurate information quickly.

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Five Tips for Parents to Prevent Drinking in College

The transition from high school to college is a big shift – and parents provide essential guidance and information to keep their young adults safe and healthy. Although a student may be open to discussing...
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Farewell from the SAMHSA Administrator

SAMHSA Administrator Pamela S. Hyde, J.D., reflects on the changes at SAMHSA and in the field during her 6 years at the helm of the agency.

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