Federal Agency Resources

SAMHSA is excited to share the Suicide Prevention Resource Center's release of the second edition of After a Suicide: A Toolkit for Schools, which assists schools in implementing a coordinated response to the suicide death of a student. Developed in collaboration with the American Foundation for Suicide Preventionand in consultation with other national experts, this toolkit includes new information and tools that middle and high schools can use to help the school community cope and reduce suicide risk.
Click here to visit the SAMHSA Suicide Revention Resource Center.

The Southeastern TeleHealth Resource Center (SETRC) is one of 14 TeleHealth Resource Centers (12 Regional and 2 National) funded by the federal Office for the Advancement of Telehealth through a grant program to provide support and guidance to TeleHealth programs. Our mission is to serve as a focal point for advancing the effective use of TeleHealth and support access to TeleHealth services in rural and underserved communities in the southeastern region of the United States. We have extensive TeleHealth experience and can provide services, resources and tools to both developing and operating programs.
Click here to visit the website.

The Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services has released a revised Behavioral Health Integration Services Fact Sheet. With this downloadable factsheet, you will learn about who can bill for services; new CPT codes; primary care services; and the Psychiatric Collaborative Care Model.
Click here to view.

SAMHSA (Substance Abuse & Mental Health Services Administration) - https://www.samhsa.gov/
HRSA (Health Resources & Services Administration) - https://www.hrsa.gov
CMS (Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services) - https://www.cms.gov/
NIH (National Institutes of Health) – https://www.nih.gov
CDC (Centers for Disease Control & Prevention) – https://www.cdc.gov
HUD (U.S. Dept. of Housing & Urban Development) - https://www.hud.gov/
FEMA (Federal Emergency Management Agency) - https://www.fema.gov/
VA (U.S. Dept. of Veterans Affairs) - https://www.va.gov/

Learn about VA’s suicide prevention resources and programs.
Click here to visit their website.
Veterans who are in crisis or having thoughts of suicide, and those who know a Veteran in crisis, can call the Veterans Crisis Line for confidential support 24 hours a day, seven days a week, 365 days a year. Call 800-273-8255 and press 1, send a text message to 838255 or click here to chat online.