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Resources & Links
Active Minds is the nation's only peer-to-peer organization dedicated to raising awareness about mental health among college students. The organization serves as the young adult voice in mental health advocacy on over one hundred college campuses nationwide.
Fellowship of men and women who share their experience, strength and hope with each other that they may solve their common problem and help others to recover from alcoholism.
American Foundation for Suicide Prevention
Dedicated to understanding and preventing suicide through research and education, and to reaching out to people with mood disorders and those impacted by suicide.
Anxiety and Depression Association of America
Dedicated to the prevention, treatment, and cure of anxiety disorders and to improving the lives of all people who suffer from them.
An organization with nearly 1,000 campus-based affiliates that actively promote student, campus and community-wide leadership on healthy and safe lifestyle decisions through peer-to-peer education.
Center for Lawful Access & Abuse Deterrence
The not-for-profit Center for Lawful Access and Abuse Deterrence (CLAAD) coordinates a comprehensive national effort to prevent prescription drug fraud, diversion, misuse, and abuse while advancing consumer access to high-quality health care.The not-for-profit Center for Lawful Access and Abuse Deterrence (CLAAD) coordinates a comprehensive national effort to prevent prescription drug fraud, diversion, misuse, and abuse while advancing consumer access to high-quality health care. - See more at: http://claad.org/overview/#sthash.iVPH8w6G.dpu
Child Mind Institute
The Child Mind Institute is dedicated to transforming mental health care for children everywhere. Their organization is committed to finding more effective treatments for childhood psychiatric and learning disorders, building the science of healthy brain development, and empowering children and their families with help, hope, and answers.
Crisis Text Line
Crisis Text Line is free, 24/7 emotional support for those in crisis. Our crisis counselors practice active listening to help people in crisis move from a hot moment to a cool calm – all through a medium they know and trust: text.
Depression and Bipolar Support Alliance
DBSA offers information on depression and bipolar disorder as well as listings to patient support groups across the USA. (800) 826-3632
Facebook Guide: Help a Friend in Need
The Jed Foundation partnered with Facebook and the Clinton Foundation to create this guide to help college students identify potential signs of emotional distress. The guide also includes advice about how to talk to a friend who may be struggling and how to connect them with the help they may need.
Join the SAC to help JED promote emotional health and prevent suicide on campus.
Application deadline: Friday, October 2nd.
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