Safeguarding your students against suicide


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National Mental Health Association (NMHA), The Jed Foundation
National Mental Health Association (NMHA), The JED Foundation

As a follow-up to the National Strategy, a panel of leading experts from various disciplines, convened to participate in Expanding the Safety Net: A Roundtable on Vulnerability, Depressive Symptoms, and Suicidal Behavior on College Campuses. Co-sponsored by the National Mental Health Association (NMHA)and the Jed Foundation, this roundtable was organized to address the significant impact of suicide on college and university campuses and the need for intervention. Objectives incl. thorough understanding of risk factors and conditions that lead to suicidal ideation and suicidal behavior among college students and to establish a set of strategies that can be implemented to enhance intervention and ultimately reduce the rate of suicide, suicide attempts, and related behavior among college students.