The following 1-page resource papers provide an overview of the topic, relevant data, a connection between the topic and school-based health services, and further resources about the topic. The papers were designed for distribution to a wide audience including: school staff, policy makers, parents, community leaders, and community health providers. Please download and distribute the documents to these audiences and to others deemed appropriate.
The Impact of Behavioral Health on Academic Success
Stopping Youth Suicide in New Mexico: Awareness & Warning Signs
Mental Health Surveillance Among Children--United States, 2005-2011
In Response to Sandy Hook Tragedy
In response to the recent tragedy in Newtown, Connecticut, the National Assembly on School-Based Health Care (NASBHC) has provided links to resources for "those who are at the forefront of helping youth and children at this difficult time."
Parents for Behaviorally Different Children (PBDC) - (505) 265-0430
Parents Reaching Out (PRO)
Olweus Bullying Prevention Program - Designed for ages 5-15.
The Stop Bullying Now Campaign: Take a Stand, Lend a Hand - Designed for ages 9-13 and adults/parents who interact with adolescents. Free website.
Stop Bullying: Speak Up - The Cartoon Network is running PSAs and offers online resources for parents and kids.
The ABC's of Bullying - A course for professionals (requires free registration).
The Anti-Defamation League - ADL provides the tools and resources to assist people in taking action to prevent and respond to bullying and cyberbullying.
Albuquerque Public Schools Bullying Prevention
Programs Specific to Native Americans
National Indian Youth Leaderhip Project, Project Venture - Project Venture seeks to foster youth leaders who are culturally sensitive and promote healthy lifestyles as an example for future generations. Life skills training and youth empowerment. Designed for grades 5-9.
Programs Specific to LGBT
The Gay, Lesbian, and Straight Education Network - Free website. Resources for all school ages.
It Gets Better Project
Talking About Suicide: Suicide and LGBT Populations (12 Steps for Talking about Suicide)
UNM - LGBTQ Resource Center - Provides service to UNM students, faculty, and staff of all gender identities and sexual orientations through support, advocacy, education, and safety.
Programs Specific for Children with Disabilities
Pacer's National Center for Bullying Prevention - Free toolkits, lesson plans, promotional items, role plays and free downloads. Resources for all school ages and parents.
The Center for Safe and Responsible Internet Use - Targeted resources for professionals for risk prevention and intervention.
Wired Safety - Free Stop Cyberbullying Toolkit for Schools Information for adolescents, parents, and educators.
National Association of School Psychologists
National Association of Social Workers
School-Based Mental Health
School Mental Health Project, Center for Mental Health In Schools, UCLA
School Mental Health
Center for Health and Health Care in Schools, School of Public Health, George Washington University
National Community of Practice on School Mental Health
NM Human Services Department
Scroll to the bottom of the page to locate School-Based Health Center (SBHC)/Managed Care Organization (MCo) Project section to locate clinical guidelines for the Identification and Management of Depression.
School-Based Health Alliance
Look for Mental Health Planning and Evaluation Template (MHPET), School Mental Health Capacity Building Partnership (SMH-CBP), School-Based Health Alliance's Position Statements on Integrated Practice (currently drafting) and Interdisciplinary Care, etc.
SAMHSA’s National Mental Health Information Center
BNI-ART Institute, Boston University, School of Public Health and Youth Alcohol Prevention Center
Recommend the algorithm for youth and sample case videos 2 and 7.
The NM Suicide Prevention Coalition (NMSPC)
Agora (505) 277-3013
The Jason Foundation
Youth Suicide Prevention Areas for Health Plan Involvement
SAMHSA - Resources and materials that can be downloaded.
American Foundation for Suicide Prevention
Suicide Prevention Resource Center
American Association of Suicidology
Substance Abuse Prevention
SAMHSA’s Center for Substance Abuse Prevention
Substance Abuse Resources from Data Hook Up
Teen Dating Violence Prevention
Love is Not Abuse Website
Love is Respect Teen Dating Abuse Hotline 1 (866) 331-9474 or #HOPE from Verizon cell phones
CDC Building Healthy Teen Relationships Online PSA
The Trevor Helpline (GLBTQ) Youth Hotline
Teen Dating Violence Prevention Recommendations (ABA Publication) (PDF)