February ALR Newsletter

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Promotional Items

We still have promotional items.  Requests will be filled on a come first, come serve basis.  We have pens, highlighters, brochures and notepads. We are out of magnets. To order promotional items, please fill out the order form here.

Success Stories

Due to technical difficulties, we are unable to provide ALR data this month. We will include both February and March information in the March newsletter.

In the News

  • Jed & Clinton Health Matters Program: The Jed and Clinton Health Matters Campus Program, a new partnership between the Jed Foundation and the Clinton Health Matters Initiative is designed to help campuses promote emotional well-being, reduce substance abuse, and prevent suicide among 18-to-26 year-olds. Learn more here: http://bit.ly/1ESYIN6
  • The Missouri Institute of Mental Health is offering a training for clinical professionals Maximizing the Effectiveness of Anxiety Disorder Treatments. For more information, please visit: http://bit.ly/1AzZ9el
  • Check out this great article from TedIdeas on how to talk about mental health: http://bit.ly/18ZXenc

January ALR Newsletter

Promotional Items

We still have promotional items.  Requests will be filled on a come first, come serve basis.  We have pens, highlighters, brochures and notepads. We are out of magnets. To order promotional items, please fill out the order form here.

Success Stories

This month, we’d like to highlight Evangel University, Southwest Baptist University, Northwest Missouri State University and State Technical College of Missouri for having great student participation in the ALR program.

ALR on your campus

Kimi has graduated and left her position with ALR. Wendy Walden is the new contact person for ALR. If you have any questions or concerns, please contact her at Waldenw@missouri.edu.

In the News

Have you checked out what the Suicide Prevention Resource Center is doing? They are a great resource for colleges and universities!  http://www.sprc.org/

December ALR Newsletter

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Promotional Items

We still have promotional items.  Requests will be filled on a come first, come serve basis.  We have pens, highlighters, brochures and notepads. We are out of magnets. To order promotional items, please fill out the order form here.

Success Stories

This month, we’d like to highlight Missouri Southern State University, Metropolitan State University of Denver, the University of Missouri and Missouri Western State University for having great student participation in the ALR program.

ALR on your campus

Kimi is graduating from her program and leaving PIP so she will no longer be in charge of the ALR program.  If you have any questions or concerns, you can email Wendy Walden at WaldenW@missouri.edu.

In the News

To Counter Gun Violence, Researchers Seek Deeper Data: http://www.npr.org/2014/09/28/352036040/to-counter-gun-violence-researchers-seek-deeper-data?utm_source=Weekly+Spark+November+21%2C+2014&utm_campaign=Weekly+Spark+November+21%2C+2014&utm_medium=email

Indigenous suicide: ‘prevention should focus on cultural reconnection': http://www.theguardian.com/australia-news/2014/nov/17/indigenous-suicide-prevention-should-focus-on-cultural-reconnection#comment-43883086

Aspen has no pysch beds, but it’s pushing other ways to stop suicides http://www.denverpost.com/news/ci_26974364/aspen-has-no-psych-beds-but-its-pushing?utm_source=New+Design+Weekly+Spark+Dec.+5%2C+2014&utm_campaign=Weekly+Spark+December+5%2C+2014&utm_medium=email

November ALR Newsletter

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Promotional Items

We still have some promotional items, but we are running low on many.  Requests will be filled on a come first, come serve basis.  To order promotional items, please fill out the order form here.

Success Stories

This month, we’d like to highlight Southwest Baptist University and Truman State University for having great student participation in the ALR program.

William-Jewell College’s contest between Residence Halls worked really well and even got 24 faculty members involved in ALR!

ALR on your campus

Please let Kimi know if you have any concerns with distribution! The mail merge system is working very well.

In the News

October ALR Newsletter

October 6th is National Day Without Stigma! Stigma reduction is critical to suicide prevention.  A great way to combat stigma is a social media campaign. On October 6th, consider posting one of the articles at the end of this page on your social media page and encourage people to share it with their friends!

Promotional Items
Highlighters, post-it notes, pens, brochures and magnets are still available to order. We will continue to maintain the ALR website and provide updates to each school monthly even as the grant comes to an end.  To order promotional items, please fill out the order form here.

Success Stories
This month, we’d like to highlight Northwest Missouri State University and Westminster College for having incredible participation in the ALR program. Continue the good work!!

We’d also like to highlight William-Jewell College who put the ALR icon on all the campus iPads and started a competition between the residence halls to see which hall has the greatest participation!

ALR on Your Campus
Please let Kimi know if you have any concerns with distribution! The mail merge system is working very well.

In the News

If you have any articles you’d like to be included, please email Kimi at kln9qd@mail.missouri.edu.

September ALR Newsletter

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For most campuses, classes have begun! It’s an exciting time with a lot of planning and many events.  It’s important to remember that September is Suicide Prevention Month and ALR is a great tool for students, faculty and staff. 

Promotional Items

Highlighters, post-it notes, pens, brochures and magnets are available to order. We will continue to maintain the ALR website and provide updates to each school monthly even as the grant comes to an end.

To order promotional items, please fill out the order form here. If you have questions or concerns, please contact Kimi Nolte at kln9qd@mail.missouri.edu.

Success Stories

This month, we’d like to highlight Northwest Missouri State University and Westminster College for having incredible participation in the ALR program. Continue the good work!!

ALR on Your Campus

Please let Kimi know if you have any concerns with distribution! The mail merge system is working very well.

In the News

If you have any articles you’d like to be included, please email Kimi at kln9qd@mail.missouri.edu.

August ALR Newsletter

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It’s hard to believe that classes are about to start! Now is the time to plan for events such as, National Suicide Prevention Week (September 7th-14th, 2014).  Promotional items are available for ordering!

Promotional Items

Highlighters, post-it notes, pens, brochures and magnets are available to order. We will continue to maintain the ALR website and provide updates to each school monthly even as the grant comes to an end.

To order promotional items, please fill out the order form here. If you have questions or concerns, please contact Kimi Nolte at kln9qd@mail.missouri.edu.

Success Stories

Remember to email your success stories to Kimi at kln9qd@mail.missouri.edu! We want to highlight all your hard work!

ALR on Your Campus

ALR monthly numbers will continued to be distributed through the mail merge email system. Please let Kimi know if you have any concerns with distribution.

In the News

The links below can be utilized on your campus social media to raise awareness regarding suicide prevention, stigma surrounding mental health and similar topics!

Destigmatizing mental disorders key to teen suicide prevention, says advocate mom

Blood test could predict risk of suicide -> this article could help alter the perception that people should just “get over it”.

Pa. suicide prevention efforts to start early -> “New legislation in Pennsylvania requires all schools (6th-12th grades) to adopt age appropriate youth suicide awareness and prevention policies.”

Soldiers Are Seeking Care For PTSD, Depression More Frequently Now, As Stigma Of Mental Illness Decreases

If you have any articles you’d like to be included, please email Kimi at kln9qd@mail.missouri.edu.