Colleges and Universities awarded suicide prevention grants

The Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration (SAMHSA) awarded $6.3 million in grants to assist colleges and universities in their efforts to facilitate a comprehensive approach to preventing suicide. The Campus Suicide Prevention Grants…Read More

Counseling Veteran Students

VA has started a training program for college and university staff to help them understand returning veteran students. This tool for university and college campus professionals provides information about unique challenges that veterans face in adjusting to…Read More

Suicide Prevention week is coming

Suicide Prevention week is September 6-12. Do you have suicide prevention pins for you, your friends and family, fellow students, or campus staff to wear? Click here: to purchase suicide prevention pins to help remember college and…Read More

Action Alert:Increase funds for youth and college suicide prevention Increase funds for youth and college suicide prevention Contact your U.S. Rep. Now! The Garrett Lee Smith Memorial Act (GLSMA) (P.L. 108-355) created a grant program at SAMHSA to help states, tribes, and…Read More

SPAN USA Internship Opportunity

The Suicide Prevention Action Network USA (SPAN USA) currently has a position open for an intern for the 2009 Summer term. For more information on the internship, please view the listing on at:…Read More

Program and Communications Coordinator

Are you interested in working at a suicide prevention organization? Do you have experience with program and communications projects? Visit to find out more. -Brian Altman, Acting Chief Operating Officer, SPAN USA

Summer Internship available

SPAN USA is seeking a summer intern. If you or someone you know may be interested, please visit: for more information
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