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

Great American Smokeout: Every year, on the third Thursday of November, smokers across the nation take part in the American Cancer Society Great American Smokeout event. Quit for you and everyone who cares for you. http://www.fairwindscenter.org/wp-content/uploads/2018/01/Great-American-Smokeout-Flyer.pdf

Institute for Health and Recovery: http://www.healthrecovery.org/ 

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

Juuling: Juuling is a new way to vape that is increasing in popularity among young people, but has not yet become easily recognizable by adults. For a quick video reporting on the subject, see https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=OfkT6EZVGQs

Overdose Prevention and Bystander TrainingWhether you know a person who uses opioids, work or live somewhere where you may see an overdose, or if you just want to become more informed about overdose prevention, this course is for you: https://delvalle.bphc.org/course/view.php?id=659

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

Protect Your Kids from Prescription Drug Misuse: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=bN0zfPGuAG8&feature=youtu.be

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

Teen Addiction: https://www.therecoveryvillage.com/teen-addiction/