FREE RESOURCES FOR SUICIDE PREVENTION

“The terrible and tragic deaths of Kate Spade and Anthony Bourdain reflect a growing national crisis.” Jessica Henderson Daniel, PhD
Resources from APA & ACA:
If you are in danger of acting on suicidal thoughts or are in any other life-threatening crisis, please call emergency services in your area (9-1-1 in the U.S.) or go to your nearest hospital emergency room.
If you—or a family member or friend—are having thoughts about suicide, resources are available to help. These include:
The Suicide Prevention Lifeline: Call 800-273-8255
SpeakingofSuicide offers information for immediate help with suicidal thoughts, including links to hotlines—and information for friends and family members, survivors of suicide loss, survivors of suicide attempts and anyone interested in suicide prevention.
Celebrity Deaths Sometimes, celebrities and other individuals in the media spotlight can seem to be people we know personally—and it can be difficult to process grief when something bad happens to them. This information may help:
For Journalists: Tips for responsible reporting on suicide are available from a number of sources, including the American Foundation for Suicide Prevention and the U.S. Centers for Disease Control.

FREE RESOURCES AVAILABLE TO COUNSELORS

Raising Awareness of Suicide Risk (Published in Counseling Today)
Identifying Suicidal Signs (Published by Fact Based Health online)

INFORMATION IS ALSO AVAILABLE FROM:

Find more resources on APA’s website, including:
_____________________________________________________________________________________________________________________ Resources in Response to the Santa Fe High School Shooting from Texas Psychological Association and the National Child Traumatic Stress Network:
In response to the recent high school shooting in Santa Fe Texas, the National Child Traumatic Stress Network has developed resources to help families and communities. These resources include tip sheets on:
· After the Injury —website for families with injured children
· Health Care Toolbox —website for pediatric health providers working with injured children
Resources for Educators:
Psychological First Aid for Schools (PFA-S) – full manual
Resources for First Responders:
Preparing for the Unimaginable – manual by NAMI and COPS
The NCTSN also has resources for responders on Psychological First Aid (PFA). PFA is an early intervention to support children, adolescents, adults, and families impacted by these types of events. An online training course for PFA is available on our NCTSN Learning Center . PFA Mobile is an app that can be accessed for free for Android and Apple mobile devices
Disaster Hotline:
SAMHSA has a Disaster Distress Hotline – call 1-800-985-5900 or textTALKWITHUS to 66746.
From UTMB:
If you or anyone you know are looking for mental health resources or guidance after the Santa Fe High School shooting, text SUPPORT to the short phone number 37420 for coping skills and local resources.
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Also, there are some links to help adults cope:
http://www.apa.org/helpcenter/terror-exposure.aspx: Building resilience to manage indirect exposure to terror
http://www.apa.org/helpcenter/mass-shooting.aspx: Managing your distress in the aftermath of a shooting
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· The Child Mind Institute provides articles and support for dealing with trauma in children.
· The National Association of School Psychologists has tips for talking with children about violence in schools and school violence prevention.
· In Calming Fears and Frustrations in the Wake of Tragedy, Top Teaching blogger Meghan Everette provides tips for dealing with fear, frustration, and grief after tragedy in the school, community, or country.
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The following links are listed to provide you with additional online information and resources. Life Coaching Addiction and Recovery Alcoholics Anonymous Center for On-Line Addiction SAMHSA’s Substance Abuse/Addiction SAMHSA’s Treatment and Recovery Web of Addictions Anxiety Disorders Answers to Your Questions About Panic Disorder  National Center for PTSD Obsessive-compulsive disorder (OCD), Mayo Clinic Calm Clinic Associations & Institutes American Academy of Child & Adolescent Psychiatry American Association for Marriage and Family Therapy American Counseling Association American Psychiatric Association American Psychological Association Association for Psychological Science Canadian Mental Health Association Center for Mental Health Services National Institute of Mental Health Mental Health America Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration Attention-Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder ADDA – Attention Deficit Disorder Association Attention-Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder, NIMH Born to Explore: The Other Side of ADD/ADHD Child Abuse and Domestic Violence Childhelp USA® SAMHSA’s Children and Families Questions and Answers about Memories of Childhood Abuse The National Domestic Violence Hotline Website Chronic Fatigue Chronic Fatigue Syndrome Depression Bipolar Disorder News – Pendulum.org Depression and How Therapy Can Help Depression Screening Depression Test, Symptoms of Depression, Signs of Depression Developmental Disorders Autism Spectrum Disorder NeuroWeb Yale Autism Program Diagnosis DSM-IV-TR: Diagnoses and Criteria Dissociation and Traumatic Stress Sidran Traumatic Stress Institute Journals & Magazines ADHD Report Anxiety, Stress and Coping Autism Childhood Contemporary Hypnosis Dementia Drug and Alcohol Review Dyslexia Early Child Development and Care Eating Disorders Educational Assessment Journal of Gambling Studies Journal of Happiness Studies Journal of Mental Health and Aging Journal of Sex & Marital Therapy Journal of Sport and Exercise Psychology Journal of Substance Abuse Treatment Language and Cognitive Processes Loss, Grief & Care Mental Retardation and Developmental Disabilities  Metaphor and Symbol Neuropsychological Rehabilitation Personal Relationships Personality and Individual Differences Psychiatric Bulletin Psychology of Men & Masculinity Psychology Today Substance Abuse Trauma, Violence & Abuse Medications and Health Supplements Drug Interactions, Drugs.com Medical Dictionary Medications, FDA Medication, Internet Mental Health Medications, PDR Medline, Comparison Multivitamins Mental Health Care General Links CounsellingResource.com Internet Mental Health Let’s Talk Facts, APA Mental Health Counselor Resources, About.com Mental Help Net PsychCentral.com University of Michigan Health Library Web Sites You Can Trust, Medical Library Association Suicide Awareness and Hotlines SAMHSA’s Suicide Prevention Suicide Awareness Voices of Education Suicide: Read This First Parenting & Behavior Management Bonding with Your Baby. Great article on the importance of secure attachment between parent and child and tips for attuning to your baby Kids in Mind. Web site to help parents determine if a movie is appropriate for their kids. Zero to Three. Information on child development and support for parents of young children. Relationships The 5 Love Languages Quiz. Quiz for partners to determine their “love language” style. Attachment Style Quiz. Quiz for partners to determine their attachment style. Natural Medicine and Nutrition Links:- Food The World’s Healthiest Foods Gluten-Free Whole Life Nutrition – Great website full of wonderful recipes No Wheat, No Dairy, No Problem Gluten Free, Sugar Free Cooking Celiac Gluten Free Oats Environmental Medicine Environmental Working Group – Resource to help you minimize toxin exposure Air Now – Check the air quality right now where you live. Scorecard – Searchable by zip code to determine who is polluting and what. Chinese Medicine Classical Chinese Medicine Canonical Chinese Medicine Note: Not responsible for the content, claims or representations of the listed sites.

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Conveniently Located in Sugar Land Town Square

Address:
2277 Plaza Drive, Suite 250

Sugar Land, TX 77479

Phone: (832) 549-2067

Business Hours:

10:00 AM-9:00 PM Mon-Fri,

10:00 AM-3:00 PM Sat

Parking Garage Address (Texas Garage):

2222 Texas Dr.,

Sugar Land, TX 77479

You can utilize any of the customer parking in the garage and street parking.

We are listed as FCCS, PLLC (DR. V.) in the lobby directory.

Conveniently Located in Sugar Land Town Square

Address:
2277 Plaza Drive, Suite 250

Sugar Land, TX 77479

Phone: (832) 549-2067

Business Hours:

10:00 AM-9:00 PM Mon-Fri,

10:00 AM-3:00 PM Sat

Parking Garage Address (Texas Garage):

2222 Texas Dr.,

Sugar Land, TX 77479

You can utilize any of the customer parking in the garage and street parking.

We are listed as FCCS, PLLC (DR. V.) in the lobby directory.

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