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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. 

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.

13 Reasons Why resources

Northwest Portland Area Indian Health Board crisis text line social media posts released

The Northwest Portland Area Indian Health Board THRIVE project has released new and updated materials for the Crisis Text Line and #WeNeed

Suicide Prevention Month Communication Toolkit

September is Suicide Prevention Month. The Health Care Authority Suicide Prevention Month Communication toolkit outlines the key themes, takeaways, and messages that any Washington State agency or partner organization can use to raise awareness of resources and help available to those who are struggling.

National Prevention Week 2020, May 10–16

The Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administrations (SAMHSA) National Prevention Week (NPW) is a public education platform that promotes prevention year-round through providing ideas, capacity-building, tools, and resources to help individuals and communities make substance use prevention happen every day.

September is National Suicide Prevention Month

September is National Suicide Prevention Month, Sept. 8-14 is National Suicide Prevention Week, and Sept. 10 is World Suicide Prevention Day.

National Prevention Week May 12-18, 2019

National Prevention Week is an annual health observance dedicated to increasing public awareness of, and action around, mental and/or substance use disorders.