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2014 North Carolina Suicide Prevention Plan

On June 24, 2014, planning team members from the University of North Carolina Gillings School of Global Public Health’s Department of Health Behavior (Carolyn Crump, Robert Letourneau, Rachel Page), the Injury & Violence Prevention Branch at the NC Division of Public Health (Alan Dellapenna, Jane Ann Miller, Margaret Vaughn, Anna Dover, Ranayda Drayton), and the Policy Development/Prevention and Early Intervention Team at the NC Division of Mental Health, Developmental Disabilities, and Substance Abuse Services (Sarah Potter) facilitated the second 2014 NC Suicide Prevention Plan Working Group meeting at the Unitarian Universalist Fellowship in Raleigh, NC. Documentation can be downloaded here.

This is the website of The New York University Child Study Center. It is dedicated to advancing the field of child mental health through evidence-based practice, science and education. The Center's research initiatives advance understanding of the causes and treatments of child and adolescent psychiatric disorders, and these findings are then integrated into our clinical care to provide state-of-the-art service. 

Center for Effective Collaboration and Practice

The mission of the Center for Effective Collaboration and Practice is to support and promote a reoriented national preparedness to foster the development and the adjustment of children with or at risk of developing serious emotional disturbance. To achieve that goal, the Center is dedicated to a policy of collaboration at Federal, state, and local levels that contributes to and facilitates the production, exchange, and use of knowledge about effective practices. 

Center for the Promotion of Mental Health in Juvenile Justice

The Center at Columbia University is dedicated to providing expert guidance to juvenile justice settings regarding best practices for mental health assessment and referral. 

Committee for Children

Committee for Children, a nonprofit organization, develops award-winning classroom programs that focus on the topics of youth violence, bullying, child abuse, personal safety, and emergent literacy. Its programs take a unique approach that is based on extensive research to help children succeed in school and in life.

High Country Help

This site was created by the ASC Center, with support from the schools, to aid students who need a way to find help and are unsure of where else they can go. This site was made special for students in western North Carolina, but we try to provide information that can be useful for students living anywhere.

North Carolina Collaborative for Children, Youth, and Families

The North Carolina State Collaborative for Children and Families, through a System of Care framework, provides a forum for collaboration, advocacy and action among families, public and private child and family serving agencies and community partners to improve outcomes for all children, youth and families.

North Carolina Families United

NC Families United supports and unites the voices of children, youth, and families with mental health concerns to educate, support and advocate for improved services and lives.

Research and Training Center for Children's Mental Health

The Research and Training Center for Children's Mental Health at the University of South Florida works to strengthen the empirical foundation for effective systems of care, and improve services for children with serious emotional or behavioral disorders and their families. The Center addresses this mission through an integrated set of research, training, consultation, and dissemination activities. 

Research and Training Center on Family Support and Children's Mental Health

The Research and Training Center on Family Support and Children's Mental Health is dedicated to promoting effective community-based, culturally competent, family-centered services for families and their children who are, or may be affected by mental, emotional or behavioral disorders. This goal is accomplished through collaborative research partnerships with family members, service providers, policy makers, and other concerned persons. 

Technical Assistance Partnership for Child and Family Mental Health

The Technical Assistance Partnership for Child and Family Mental Health (TA Partnership) operates under contract with the federal Center for Mental Health Services to provide technical assistance to system of care communities funded by the Comprehensive Community Mental Health Services for Children and Their Families Program. It models the family-professional relationship that is an essential value in the Partnership’s work. Families must share a leadership role in planning, implementing, and evaluating systems of care in their community. The Partnership offers a staff of family members and professionals with extensive practice experience, grounded in an organization with vast research experience.