The site for substance use disorder prevention and mental health promotion professionals and volunteers.

Home » Category » Document Tags » mental health

mental health

Asian American, Native Hawaiian, and Pacific Islander youth focus group opportunity!

In partnership with Child Trends, The Asian American Foundation (TAAF) is looking for Asian American, Native Hawaiian, and Pacific Islander (AANHPI) young people, ages 14-18, to participate in focus groups on mental health. These focus groups are critical to the inclusive development of TAAF's upcoming survey on AANHPI youth mental health.

National mental health essay contest for high school students

The National Institutes of Health invites high school students, 16 to 18 years old, to participate in its "Speaking Up About Mental Health" essay contest. 

THRIVE mental health resources

Reaching out InVolves Everyone (THRIVE) is Northwest Portland Area Indian Health Board's (NPAIHB) suicide prevention project. 

THRIVE works to reduce suicide rates among indigenous people living in the Northwest by providing culturally relevant mental health resources to increase knowledge and awareness about suicide and expand access to prevention and treatment services.

Teen Health Hub WA: DOH's new health resource for teens and young adults

The Washington State Department of Health (DOH) launched a new health resource for teens and young adults on its website.

Now available: Mental health resources for LGBTQIA2S+ youth

The Suicide Prevention Resource Center (SPRC) has released a full series of guides which offer action-oriented strategies for professionals, families, and communities to support queer and trans youth. The series includes a resource guide and four companion focus guides designed for specific populations.

BIPoC Mental Health Awareness Month

BIPoC (Black, Indigenous, and People of Color) Mental Health Awareness Month aims to increase awareness about the systemic inequities and social determinants of mental health that disproportionately affect BIPoC individuals.

May Mental Health Awareness Month resources

Since 1949, May has been recognized as Mental Health Awareness Month (MHAM). One in every five individuals will experience a mental health crisis in their lifetime. Many will not seek help due to stigma that often surrounds mental illness. Together, we can end stigma and create a culture of acceptance and inclusion. A variety of resources are included below for community members and providers to use and promote during this month and beyond:

Spring youth mental health first aid training opportunities for CPWI coordinators

Washington State Health Care Authority (HCA), in partnership with Cascade Community Healthcare, will be providing three, FREE youth mental health first aid trainings this spring for Community Prevention and Wellness Initiative (CPWI) coordinators and community members!

Second Washington safety and well-being line survey is live

Washington State is working to create a youth safety and well-being line available 24 hours a day, 365 days a year to address youth safety and well-being concerns. This is a follow-up to the initial survey launched in July 2022. We would love to hear from any youth and young adults, including those who did not respond to the initial survey!  

September is Suicide Prevention Month

Remember that the vast majority of people who experience suicide ideation, access resources and move back into a place of wellness. Resources are available to help. If you or a loved one are struggling, call 988 to talk with a trained crisis counselor 24/7/365. 

For resources for you and your community, please see the attached HCA suicide Prevention Month Communications Toolkit. You can find key messages, specific audience resources for supporting non-English speakers, LGBTQ+, Native American, and others.