MOSPA 2017

I am presenting at the 2017 Michigan Occupational Special Populations Association (MOSPA) tomorrow morning (Friday, May 5, 2017). My session will focus on mental health awareness, suicide prevention, and creating a culture of support. For those interested in reading some of the referenced material from the presentation please see the list below.

JED Foundation –

Suicide Prevention Resource Center –

Screening for Mental Health – 

QPR Institute –

  1. American Foundation for Suicide Prevention.
  2. Suicide Prevention Resource Center.
  3. Sarah Ketchen Lipson EdM, S. Michael Gaddis PhD, Justin Heinze PhD, Kathryn Beck MPH & Daniel Eisenberg PhD. (2015). Variations in Student Mental Health and Treatment Utilization Across US Colleges and Universities, Journal of American College Health, 63:6, 388-396, DOI: 10.1080/07448481.2015.1040411.
  4. Hunt, J., M.D., M.S., Eisenberg, Ph.D. (2010). Mental Health Problems and Help-Seeking Behavior Among College Students. Journal of Adolescent Health, 46, 3-10.
  5. American College Health Association. American College Health Association-National College Health Assessment II: Reference Group Executive Summary Spring 2016. Hanover, MD: American College Health Association; 2016.
  6. Gallagher, R., P. (2010). National Survey of Counseling Center Directors. American College Counseling Association. Monograph Series Number 8S.
  7. Arria AM, Caldeira KM, Vincent KB, Winick ER, Baron RA, O’Grady KE. (2013). Discontinuous college enrollment: associations with substance use and mental health. Psychiatric Services. 2013;64:165–172.
  8. Czyz, E.K., Horwitz, A.G., Eisenberg, D., Kramer, A., King, C.A. (2013). Self-reported barriers to professional help seeking among college students at elevated risk for suicide. J Am Coll Health. 61(7): 298-406.
  9. American Association of Suicidology (2016). College Students & Suicide Fact Sheet 2016 Fact Sheet.
  10. American Association of Suicidology (2014). Depression and Suicide Risk.
  11. American Association of Suicidology (2016). Youth Suicide Fact Sheet Based on 2014 & 2015 Data (2016).
  12. Reetz, D., Krylowicz, B., Bershad, C., Lawrence, J., Mistler, B. (2015). The Association for University and College Counseling Center Directors Annual Survey.
  13. Gruttadaro, D., Crudo, D. (2012). College Students Speak: A Survey Report on Mental Health. National Alliance on Mental Illness.
  14. The JED Foundation. (2016). A guide to campus mental health action planning.

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