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This comprehensive approach is drawn primarily from the overall strategic direction of the United States Air Force (USAF) Suicide Prevention Program, a population-based strategy to reduce risk factors and enhance protective factors for suicide (Knox et al., 2003). The TJF/SPRC approach is also based on what is known about how to decrease risk factors and increase protective factors for mental health and suicide among adolescents, college students, and the general population; an understanding of the student mental health problems that campuses face; and existing best practices. Campus planners are cautioned to ensure that adequate institutional capacity exists and that linkages to community services are in place before they create programs that will significantly increase the number of students seeking services.
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The JED Foundation Hosts 14th Annual "The Brightest Night" Gala »
Event Celebrates The JED Foundation's Dedication to Promoting Mental Health Among Students and Young Adults
Be Vocal: Speak Up for Mental Health »
JED is excited to help launch #BeVocalSpeakUp for Mental Health
Demi Lovato Joins Forces with Sunovion and Leading Mental Health Advocacy Organizations to Launch Be Vocal: Speak Up for Mental Health »
To encourage individuals to speak up for themselves and for everyone to speak up to help advance mental health in America