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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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Thursday, June 5th marked The Jed Foundation's 13th Annual Gala, The Brightest Night
Clinton Foundation, Facebook, and The Jed Foundation Held Town Hall at Pace University about Mental Health on Campuses »
Town hall highlighted joint initiative to help colleges and universities promote emotional well-being and mental health