Sources of Strength

Sources of Strength is an upstream, Strength-based suicide prevention and mental health promotion program. Founded in 1998 in Bismarck, North Dakota, Sources of Strength has taken a different approach to prevention for more than 25 years. The program employs eight Strengths, or protective factors (family support, positive friends, mentors, healthy activities, generosity, spirituality, physical health,…

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FarmResponse®

According to the latest CDC data for suicide rates by occupation, agriculture ranks as some of the highest among all occupations. FarmResponse® is a 3.5 CE training module developed to improve cultural sensitivity and understanding the stressors impacting agricultural producers, workers, and their families. The course addresses farm and ranching cultural awareness, financial stress, land…

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AS+K? About Suicide to Save a Life Gatekeeper Workshop

AS+K? About Suicide to Save a Life teaches community partners and stakeholders to recognize the warning signs, clues, and suicidal communications of people in psychological distress and identify what action to take to prevent a possible tragedy. AS+K? About Suicide to Save a Life Workshops are 1.5-3 hour workshops designed for persons who work and/or…

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AFFIRM

AFFIRM is an eight-session, manualized intervention. It is focused on reducing depression and improving coping and sexual self-efficacy for LGBTTQQ2SA* youth and adults by providing them opportunities to develop identity cognition (self-awareness, identifying risk), mood (recognizing the link between thoughts and feelings), and behavior (identifying strengths and ways of coping), as well as equipping them…

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LivingWorks Start

LivingWorks Start is an interactive, self-paced online course that prepares participants to recognize when someone is having thoughts of suicide, have confidence to ask directly about suicide and connect them to further care. LivingWorks Start requires 60-90 minutes to complete. Learn to read the signs of suicide, begin the conversation, and connect to further help.…

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Hope Squad

Hope Squad is a peer-to-peer, school-based program that aims to reduce youth suicide through education, community partnerships, and cultural change. Program outcomes include a reduction of youth suicide and stigma surrounding mental health challenges, increased referrals to (or solicitation of help) parents or other trusted adults, and improvement of mental health knowledge, skills, and self-efficacy…

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LivingWorks safeTALK

A 4-hour in-person course for all in the community to becoming suicide alert. Using four basic ‘TALK’ steps – Tell, Ask, Listen and Keepsafe participants gain confidence to be “nosy” and approach a person that could be thinking about suicide. The focus is to connect with a person with thoughts of suicide and to keep…

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LivingWorks ASIST

LivingWorks ASIST is the gold standard LivingWorks course teaching people how to provide a skilled intervention for a person experiencing thoughts of suicide and create a safety plan. LivingWorks ASIST is a two-day interactive workshop in suicide first-aid. ASIST teaches participants to recognize when someone may have thoughts of suicide and work with them to…

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Teen Connection Project

Wyman’s Teen Connection Project (TCP) is an innovative, evidence-based program that builds social connections among high school age youth. TCP is based on several key, research-based factors: 1) teens are very socially-focused; they are wired to seek and manage peer experiences; 2) social and emotional skills develop in the context of supportive relationships; and 3)…

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Fresh Check Day

In response to the need for unique and impactful mental health programming for college students nationwide, the Jordan Porco Foundation (JPF) developed Fresh Check Day (FCD) in 2012. FCD is an engaging and uplifting mental health promotion event for colleges that features peer-centered interactive booths, a festive social atmosphere, and exciting prizes and giveaways. This…

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