Resources

Mental Health First Aid

https://www.mimh.edu/mental-health-first-aid/ 


Suicide Prevention

Hotline

https://afsp.org/

Text 741741

1-800-273-8255


1. We need to talk about it

https://www.timesnewspapers.com/webster-kirkwoodtimes/we-need-to-get-people-talking/article_871ec75e-c4de-11e9-813c-6fd7402f4c5b.html  


2. We need to talk about it

https://www.projectwakeup.org/project 


9 tips for helping a loved one at risk

https://www.npr.org/sections/health-shots/2019/04/20/707686101/reach-out-ways-to-help-a-loved-one-at-risk-of-suicide 


Elderly Suicide Prevention

 https://www.aginginplace.org/elderly-suicide-risks-detection-how-to-help/ 


More resources:

https://news.stlpublicradio.org/post/fort-leonard-wood-takes-new-approach-suicide-prevention  

https://www.wsj.com/articles/blood-test-could-help-identify-troops-suffering-from-ptsd-11568119269?mod=searchresults&page=1&pos=1 

https://www.drugrehab.com/guides/suicide-risks/

https://www.washingtonpost.com/health/once-they-hid-their-stories-but-now-survivors-of-suicide-are-coming-out-to-combat-a-national-crisis/2019/07/26/62b6a742-a193-11e9-bd56-eac6bb02d01d_story.html


Drug & Alcohol Abuse Counseling

http://ncada-stl.org/


Partnership for Drug-Free Kids

Text 55753

1-855-DRUGFREE


Concussion Protocol

 https://www.stelizabeth.com/healthyheadlines/understanding-concussions-2/ 


https://www.mayoclinic.org/diseases-conditions/chronic-traumatic-encephalopathy/symptoms-causes/syc-20370921


http://www.stltoday.com/lifestyles/health-med-fit/health/working-to-prevent-diagnose-concussions-in-kids/article_69281bbe-c171-5f0b-b701-d64c5984c157.html



https://www.abc.net.au/news/2019-02-12/new-initiative-to-tackle-concussion-in-sport/10793998 


Concussion Symptoms

Worried about CTE...How to find a doctor--

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=93OAydwsP1k


http://www.activebeat.co/your-health/concussion-symptoms-how-do-i-know-if-i-have-a-concussion/6/  


https://www.cdc.gov/traumaticbraininjury/outcomes.html


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Find a doctor

PCS resources

https://concussionfoundation.org/



Concussions & Sleep

https://www.tuck.com/concussions-and-sleep/


Concussion Detection Gear

https://www.fitguard.me/

http://preventbiometrics.com/

http://www.joltsensor.com/

https://www.wlns.com/news/msu-professors-develop-sensor-worn-by-athletes-at-risk-of-suffering-concussions/ 

https://www.riddell.com/InSite#whatitis

https://www.armytimes.com/news/your-army/2018/08/08/former-nfl-star-leading-the-charge-for-the-armys-new-helmet-system/?utm_source=Sailthru&utm_medium=email&utm_campaign=ARMY%20AB%20TEST%20080818&utm_content=B&utm_term=Editorial%20-%20Army%20-%20Daily%20News%20Roundup


Miscellaneous

https://www.nbcnews.com/health/mental-health/suicide-rates-are-rising-especially-rural-america-n1050806 


https://www.constructforstl.org/video-agc-mo-bets-on-ending-culture-of-silence-around-construction-suicide/ 


https://www.buzzsprout.com/239763/1605091-suicide-prevention-awareness-for-construction-with-john-gaal-and-don-willey  


https://www.npr.org/2019/08/28/754962728/families-impacted-by-the-opioid-crisis-testified-at-johnson-johnson-trial 


https://dead

spin.com/my-husband-is-dying-every-day-1837411982 


https://news.stlpublicradio.org/post/renowned-chef-gerard-craft-opens-about-mental-health-journey-restaurant-industry 


https://blog.plangrid.com/2018/10/getting-serious-about-addressing-mental-health-in-construction/


https://www.cbsnews.com/news/a-lost-girls-diary-alexandra-valoras/ 


https://www.stltoday.com/news/local/crime-and-courts/the-suicide-rate-went-up-sharply-in-missouri-mirroring-a/article_c7a5b3e1-4099-594c-a4c3-8cbf9007cf0c.html 


https://www.npr.org/sections/health-shots/2018/06/04/615671405/from-chaos-to-calm-a-life-changed-by-ketamine 


https://www.wsj.com/articles/the-new-science-of-psychedelics-1525360091?shareToken=sta6a828c52f654636ae7e39bc496b36b1&ref=article_email_share


https://www.nbcnews.com/dateline/video/why-this-former-nfl-player-changed-his-lifelong-anti-drug-stance-1236143171676

www.finishingcontractors.org/preventsuicide


https://www.wsj.com/articles/anxious-sad-or-grumpy-try-meditating-1512404519?shareToken=st7180655f76a04b31856f683ec5fa7963&reflink=article_email_share


https://www.wsj.com/articles/the-meditation-cure-1501255415?shareToken=st2a2e3fbf820b40be969608fe4e99b055&reflink=article_email_share


 https://www.forbes.com/sites/nicholaswyman/2017/12/12/americas-workforce-is-paying-a-huge-price-for-the-opioid-epidemic/#78ecb0b671bd 


NOTE: The links above are for information purposes only!


Photo: John Stefan Gaal, Jr. - RB and Safety for John F Kennedy HS in Manchester, MO (2009-10)