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External link SAMHSA and the Ad Council Launch National Mental Health Campaign Exit Disclaimer
Together SAMHSA and the Ad Council are working to tackle the topic of mental health in minority communities with the launch of a national PSA campaign, promoting recovery from mental health problems. The goal is to inspire young adults to talk openly about issues of mental health. The ads are targeted toward Hispanic/Latino, American Indian, Chinese American, and African American communities.
External link National Strategy for Suicide Prevention Exit Disclaimer
This site provides information on frequently asked questions about suicide, various government activities, national research and evaluation initiatives and surveillance, as well as information on prevention and intervention legislation. The strategy advocates that suicide is preventable and develops support for suicide prevention programs. Another goal is also to reduce the stigma associated with being a consumer of mental health, substance abuse and suicide prevention services.
External link National Depression Screening Day 2006 Listing 2006 of Year Round Screening Sites Exit Disclaimer
Get Screened! Find a local site offering free, anonymous screenings for depression, anxiety disorders and bipolar disorder. This online event locator will help you find a local site offering the free, anonymous screenings. The Mental Health Screening/National Depression Screening Day is on October 5, 2006 but you could get a screening year round.
External link Preventing Suicide
This site provides suicide prevention tips suggested by the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) and the National Depressive and Manic-Depressive Association. It also provides an overview of who is affected by suicide, recommends a community plan to prevent suicide and provides a list of organizations to contact for additional information on suicide.
External link National Center for Injury Prevention and Control (NCIPC)
This site provides information on CDC's program in suicide prevention, a detailed listing of suicide prevention materials, and links to additional resources. The National Center for Injury Prevention and Control works to reduce morbidity, disability, mortality and costs associated with injuries.

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