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The Center offers a range of training options for faculty, staff,
administration and students. For more information, go to:
campussuicidepreventionva.org/events2.php
The Center offers a collection of “QuickLits”, to provide you
with links to short literature reviews, summaries and
additional resources on topics related to suicide prevention
at:
campussuicidepreventionva.org/quick.php
In addition, the Center maintains an updated list of other
organizations that provide support and resources for suicide
prevention / mental health promotion to college and
university personnel here:
campussuicidepreventionva.org/resources.php
THE JED FOUNDATION:
jedfoundation.org
The Jed Foundation works nationally to reduce the rate of
suicide and the prevalence of emotional distress among
college and university students. To achieve this end, the
organization collaborates with the public and leaders in
higher education, mental health, and research to produce
and advance initiatives that:
Decrease the stigma surrounding emotional disorders and
increase help-seeking in the college student population
Increase understanding of the warning signs of suicide and
the symptoms of emotional disorders among college
students