May 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.

If you recently ordered brochures, please check the information on the back panel to see if it is school-specific data or statewide information. If there is a problem with your brochures, please let us know so we can get you the corrected brochure.

Success Stories

We would like to applaud both East Stroudsburg and Southwest Baptist University for having 86 participants in the month of April!

We have not received any success stories from campuses. If you would like us to highlight your campus, send your successes to Wendy Walden at waldenw@missouri.edu.

In the News

  • Consider attending the Midwest Regional Suicide Prevention Conference in Kansas City, MO July 21-23! More information here: https://www.facebook.com/events/1442725576024855
  • There is a new suicide hotline dedicated to trans people! http://bit.ly/1DuqkVt
  • Popular social media site Tumblr introduced a new campaign called #PostItForward where users, organizations and celebrities can share advice they received or wish they would have received during a dark time. http://postitforward.tumblr.com/

April 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.

If you recently ordered brochures, please check the information on the back panel to see if it is school-specific data or statewide information. If there is a problem with your brochures, please let us know so we can get you the corrected brochure.

Success Stories

We would like to applaud Truman University for having 260 people take the training in the month of March!

We have not received any success stories from campuses. If you would like us to highlight your campus, send your successes to Wendy Walden at waldenw@missouri.edu.

In the News

  • SAMHSA’s new mobile app, Suicide Safe, is out now! This app is a learning tool for health care providers. http://store.samhsa.gov/apps/suicidesafe/
  • The University of Missouri has now listed Ask. Listen. Refer on the Go Mizzou app along with crisis safety information! http://bit.ly/1zYqAsQ
  • Check out this great article about prevention disasters like Germanwings. Screening plus action and stigma fighting make all the difference! http://reut.rs/1IlLKG5

March ALR Newsletter

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Due to technical difficulties, we are providing you with both the January and February data. If you have any questions, or want any additional information, please contact Wendy at waldenw@missouri.edu.

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.

If you recently ordered brochures, please check the information on the back panel to see if it is school-specific data or statewide information. If there is a problem with your brochures, please let us know so we can get you the corrected brochure.

Success Stories

We would like to applaud Northwest Missouri State University which had 408 people take the ALR training in January.

We have not received any success stories from campuses. Please send your successes to Wendy Walden at waldenw@missouri.edu

In the News

  • New study finds that Allowing Transgender Youth to Transition Improves Their Mental Health: http://bit.ly/1GoMwRJ
  • The Higher Education Mental Health Alliance unveiled a first-of-it’s-kind “PostVention Guide” to help colleges respond to suicides on campus: http://huff.to/1qwzcbs
  • The Missouri Institute of Mental Health is offering a training on March 20th, Maximizing the Effectiveness of Anxiety Disorder Treatments. For more information visit http://bit.ly/1AzZ9el

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