Resources


A Parents’ Guide to Suicide Prevention: www.accreditedschoolsonline.org/resources/suicide-prevention/

Addiction Resource: Raises awareness of the effects that substance use and abuse has on people’s mental health: www.addictionresource.com

AFSP: Understanding and Preventing Suicide through Research Education and Advocacy: www.afsp.org

ASAP (Alliance for Substance Abuse Prevention): The A.S.A.P. mission is to provide leadership, education and support in the Nantucket community for the prevention of alcoholism, addiction, substance abuse, and related problems: www.asapnantucket.org

Behavioral Health Task Force: The Nantucket Behavioral Health Task Force is a community group of over 80 volunteer members representing the “key players” involved in behavioral health on-island. BHTF meetings are open to the public, anyone who actively follows their work and believes in their mission can become a member. The BHTF meets on the 2nd and 4th Fridays of the month at Sherburne Commons from 12pm-1:30pm. Visit www.ackbhtf.net or www.facebook.com/ACKtaskforce for more information

Crisis Text Support for Youth: www.crisistextline.org/trends To start service, text this number 741741 with the word: START

Join Together: Advancing Effective Alcohol and Drug Policy Prevention and Treatment: www.jointogether.org

National Alliance on Mental Illness: Mental Health Support Education and Advocacy (NAMI): www.nami.org

Red Ribbon Campaign: National Family Partnership provides drug awareness by sponsoring the annual National Red Ribbon Campaign™. www.redribbon.org

Substance Abuse Mental Health Services Administration (SAMHSA): the agency within the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services that leads public health efforts to advance the behavioral health of the nation: www.samhsa.gov

Suicide Prevention Resource Center: Provides technical assistance, training, and materials to increase the knowledge and expertise of suicide prevention practitioners and other professionals serving people at risk for suicide: www.sprc.org

 


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