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Empowers you to make educated health and lifestyle choices to prevent illness and improve your health. This non-profit resource provides over 150 articles reviewed by recognized professionals

SAMHSA’s Family Guide
A Family Guide To Keeping Youth Mentally Healthy & Drug Free is a public education Web site developed by the Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration (SAMHSA) to communicate to parents and other caring adults about how they can help promote their child’s mental health and reduce his or her risk for becoming involved with alcohol, tobacco, and illegal drugs.

American Foundation for Suicide Prevention
AFSP is the leading not-for-profit organization exclusively dedicated to understanding and preventing suicide through research and education, and to reaching out to people with mood disorders and those impacted by suicide

Virginia Department of Health
The Virginia Department of Health website provides state specific information related to suicide in Virginia, as well as resources and supports available to residents.

Suicide Prevention Resource Center
The Suicide Prevention Resource Center (SPRC) provides prevention support, training, and resources to assist organizations and individuals to develop suicide prevention programs, interventions and policies, and to advance the National Strategy for Suicide Prevention.

Suicide Prevention Action Network USA
The Suicide Prevention Action Network USA (SPAN USA) is a 501(c)(3) organization dedicated to preventing suicide through public education and awareness, community action and federal, state and local grassroots advocacy.

Center for Disease Control and Prevention
The CDC is an online resource for credible information on health and mental health issues, as well as information on programs, research, and best practices.

American Association for Suicidology
AAS is a membership organization for all those involved in suicide prevention and intervention, or touched by suicide.

Take 5 To Save Lives
This is a suicide prevention Campaign by the National Alliance for Mental Illness. The website provides information about World Suicide Prevention Day, and concrete steps to prevent suicide.
The Web site features stories from teens, as well as tips to help cope with tough issues and links to resources, including the National Suicide Prevention Lifeline, for teens who need immediate help.
Treatment 4 Addiction is a national treatment center directory. The directory includes the SAMHSA database, as well as many private treatment centers, therapists and addiction professionals. also provide invaluable information through articles, videos and blogs on types of treatment, addictions, and mental health disorders. The directory is free of charge to the user

Virginia Suicide Prevention Resource Directory, 2009 (1st Edition)

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