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Resources on Suicide Prevention
Collaborating TTC: Mountain Plains PTTC, National Hispanic & Latino PTTC
May 10, 2022

 

These resources are developed by the National Hispanic and Latino PTTC, the National Hispanic and Latino MHTTC, and the American Foundation for Suicide Prevention. 

List of resources on Suicide Prevention developed by the National Hispanic and Latino Prevention Technology Transfer Center

Current State of Mental Health and Suicide Prevention Among Hispanic and Latino LGBTQ+ Youth (Short Video Messages 2021)

Current State of Mental Health and Suicide Prevention Among Hispanic and Latino LGBTQ+ YouthEnglish: 2021 National Suicide Prevention Awareness Month
Spanish: 2021 Mes Nacional de Prevención del Suicidio
Portuguese: 2021 Mês Nacional de Conscientização sobre a Prevenção do Suicídio

 


National Suicide Prevention Awareness Month (Short Video Messages 2020)

Current State of Mental Health and Suicide Prevention Among Hispanic and Latino LGBTQ+ YouthEnglish: 2020 National Suicide Prevention Awareness Month
Spanish: 2020 Mes Nacional de Prevención del Suicidio
Portuguese: 2020 Mês Nacional de Conscientização sobre a Prevenção do Suicídio

 


Fact Sheet (2020) developed in partnership with the American Foundation for Suicide Prevention

Fact Sheet (2020) developed in partnership with the American Foundation for Suicide PreventionEnglish: 2020 Suicide Prevention Amongst Hispanics and Latinos
Spanish: La Prevención Del Suicidio Entre Hispanos y Latinos
Portuguese: Prevenção do Suicídio Entre Hispânicos e Latinos

 


Suicide Prevention Webinar: Identifying and Modifying Risk Factors That Can Lead To Suicide Attempts In Latino Youth (2020)

Suicide Prevention: Identifying and Modifying Risk Factors That Can Lead To Suicide Attempts In Latino Youth English: Suicide Prevention: Identifying and Modifying Risk Factors That Can Lead To Suicide Attempts In Latino Youth
Spanish: Prevención del Suicidio: Identificación y Modificación de los Factores de Riesgo
Portuguese: Prevenção do Suicídio: Identificando e Modificando Fatores de Risco

 


Life is Precious™ Webinar: A Community Defined Practice Suicide Prevention Program for Latina Adolescents (2020)

Life is Precious™: A Community Defined Practice Suicide Prevention Program for Latina Adolescents English: Life is Precious™: A Community Defined Practice Suicide Prevention Program for Latina Adolescents
Spanish: Life is Precious™: Un programa de prevención del suicidio de práctica definida por la comunidad
Portuguese: Life is Precious ™: Um Programa de Práticas Comunitárias de Prevenção do Suicídio

 


Suicide Prevention, Everyone can Help. Preventing Suicide in the Latino Community Webinar (2020)

Suicide Prevention, Everyone can Help. Preventing Suicide in the Latino Community English: Suicide Prevention, Everyone can Help. Preventing Suicide in the Latino Community
Spanish: Prevención del Suicidio. Todos pueden ayudar
Portuguese: Prevenção ao Suicídio. Todos podem Ajudar

 


List of resources on Suicide Prevention developed by the National Hispanic and Latino Mental Health Technology Transfer Center

Webinar: Back to School… Promoting Resiliency and Mental Health Wellness in Latino Children

Webinar: Back to School… Promoting Resiliency and Mental Health Wellness in Latino ChildrenPart I: Webinar: Back to School… Promoting Resiliency and Mental Health Wellness in Latino Children Part I
Part II: Webinar: Back to School… Promoting Resiliency and Mental Health Wellness in Latino Children Part II
Part III: Webinar: Back to School… Promoting Resiliency and Mental Health Wellness in Latino Children Part III

 


Latinos and Suicide: A Clinician’s Guide to Prevention and Treatment Masterclass

Latinos and Suicide: A Clinician’s Guide to Prevention and Treatment MasterclassPart I: Latinos and Suicide: A Clinician’s Guide to Prevention and Treatment Masterclass Part I
Part II: Latinos and Suicide: A Clinician’s Guide to Prevention and Treatment Masterclass Part II
Part III: Latinos and Suicide: A Clinician’s Guide to Prevention and Treatment Masterclass Part III

Part IV: Latinos and Suicide: A Clinician’s Guide to Prevention and Treatment Masterclass Part IV

 


Suicide Prevention in Hispanic and Latinx Youth, the Impact of COVID-19 and Cultural Factors to Consider

Suicide Prevention in Hispanic and Latinx Youth, the Impact of COVID-19 and Cultural Factors to Consider
Link: Suicide Prevention in Hispanic and Latinx Youth, the Impact of COVID-19 and Cultural Factors to Consider
Description: This factsheet will provide information about trends in suicide, suicidal thoughts, and behaviors, identifying suicide-related risk in Hispanic and Latinx youth, and review evidence-based practices to screen for risk across various settings.

 


Suicide-related risk in Latinx/Hispanic Youth

Suicide-related risk in Latinx/Hispanic Youth

Link: Suicide-related risk in Latinx/Hispanic Youth
Description: This 1.5 hour online session provides information about identifying suicide-related risk in Latinx and Hispanic youth and review evidence-based practices to screen for risk across various settings.

 


Mental Health Bytes: Mental Health Disparities Among Hispanic and Latino Populations

Mental Health Bytes: Mental Health Disparities Among Hispanic and Latino Populations 

Link: Mental Health Bytes: Mental Health Disparities Among Hispanic and Latino Populations
Description: In this short video, Dr. Torres provides an overview of the main health and mental health care disparities that Hispanic and Latino populations’ are facing daily.

 


Suicide Attempts and Culturally Responsive Approaches for Latinos

Suicide Attempts and Culturally Responsive Approaches for Latinos

Link: Suicide Attempts and Culturally Responsive Approaches for Latinos
Description: This factsheet is based on the webinar presented by Luis Zayas, PhD. In the past 30 years, young Latinas have reported higher rates of suicide attempts when compared to other groups.

 


Suicide Attempts Among Latina Adolescents: The State of Knowledge

Suicide Attempts Among Latina Adolescents: The State of Knowledge


Link: Suicide Attempts Among Latina Adolescents: The State of Knowledge
Description: This webinar reviews the state of knowledge on suicide attempts by adolescent Latinas who have reported higher-than-average rates over the past 30 years

 


Mental Health Bytes: Suicide Prevention for Young Latinas

Mental Health Bytes: Suicide Prevention for Young Latinas

Link: Mental Health Bytes: Suicide Prevention for Young Latinas
Description: In this video, Dr. Zayas shares valuable insight on young Latinas regarding suicide attempt, and some strategies that you can implement as providers.

 


List of resources on Suicide Prevention developed by the American Foundation for Suicide Prevention

Mental health resources for underrepresented communities

Mental health resources for underrepresented communities

Link: Mental health resources for underrepresented communities
Description: Find resources for suicide prevention focused on supporting individuals in minority communities.

 


Mental Health and the Latinx Community: How Counselors Can Encourage Resilience and Build Relationships

Mental Health and the Latinx Community: How Counselors Can Encourage Resilience and Build Relationships   
Link: Mental Health and the Latinx Community: How Counselors Can Encourage Resilience and Build Relationships
Description: Find resources for suicide prevention focused on supporting individuals in minority communities.

 


List of additional resources on Suicide Prevention

National Suicide Prevention Lifeline
Toll Free: 1-888-628-9454
English: 1-800-273-TALK (8255)
(TTY): 1-800-799-4TTY (4889)
Spanish: https://suicidepreventionlifeline.org/help-yourself/en-espanol/ 
English: http://www.suicidepreventionlifeline.org 

SAMHSA’s National Helpline
Toll-Free: 1-800-662-HELP
24/7/365 Treatment Referral Information Service in Spanish and English
Website: http://www.samhsa.gov/find-help/national-helpline

SAMHSA’s Disaster Distress Helpline
Toll Free: 1-800-985-5990 (Spanish and English)
Text in Spanish: Envíe “Háblanos” to 66746
Text in English: “TalkWithUs” to 66746
(TTY): 1-800-846-8517
English: http://www.disasterdistress.samhsa.gov
Spanish: https://www.samhsa.gov/disaster-distress-helpline/espanol


SAMHSA Behavioral Health Treatment Services Locator Website

SAMHSA Behavioral Health Treatment Services Locator WebsiteLink: Mental Health and the Latinx Community: How Counselors Can Encourage Resilience and Build Relationships
Description: The Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration (SAMHSA) collects information on thousands of state-licensed providers who specialize in treating substance use disorders, addiction, and mental illness. Find treatment services for you here.

 


Suicide Prevention: Research & Resources

Suicide Prevention: Research & Resources
Link: Suicide Prevention: Research & Resources
Description: The Mountain Plains Prevention Technology Transfer Center has compiled the following research and resources for suicide prevention.