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Prevention Resources on the Web

American Foundation for Suicide Prevention
http://www.afsp.org/

American Psychological Association (APA)
Summaries of Research on the Effectiveness of Prevention and Health Promotion Efforts with Children and Adolescents
A searchable database by the APA and the Society for Prevention Research
http://www.oslc.org/spr/apa/summaries.html

Prevention & Treatment
APA’s online journal.  It ceased publication in 2003, but many excellent articles published since 1997 are still accessible. 
http://journals.apa.org/prevention/

Center for Effective Collaboration and Practice
American Institutes for Research
A great source for information on prevention issues in regular and special education.
http://cecp.air.org

Center for Mental Health in Schools (CMHS)
UCLA School Mental Health Project
Provides many links to information on removing barriers to learning. 
http://www.smhp.psych.ucla.edu

Center for School Mental Health Analysis and Action (CSMHA)
University of Maryland
http://csmha.umaryland.edu/

Center for the Study and Prevention of Violence
http://www.colorado.edu/cspv/   

Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC)
National Prevention Information Network
http://www.cdcnpin.org/scripts/index.asp

National Youth Violence Prevention Resource Center
http://www.safeyouth.org/scripts/index.asp

Collaborative for Social, Emotional, and Academic Learning (CASEL)
University of Illinois at Chicago
http://www.casel.org

Safe and Sound: An Educational Leader’s Guide to Evidence-Based Social and Emotional Learning (SEL) Programs (CASEL, 2003)
http://www.casel.org/projects_products/safeandsound.php

National Technical Assistance Center on Positive Behavioral Interventions and Supports
Provides an overview of behaviorally based approaches to three levels of prevention programs with school-wide applications. 
http://www.pbis.org/primaryprevention.htm

North Carolina Healthy Schools Project
Focuses on improving the health of students and staff by providing coordination and resources in eight component areas of school health.
http://www.nchealthyschools.org/

Research and Training Center on Family Support and Children's Mental Health
http://www.rtc.pdx.edu/

Society for Prevention Research (SPR)
Standards of Evidence: Criteria for Efficacy, Effectiveness and Dissemination (SPR, 2004)
http://www.preventionresearch.org/StandardsofEvidencebook.pdf.

Summaries of Research on the Effectiveness of Prevention and Health Promotion Efforts with Children and Adolescents
A searchable database by the SPR and the American Psychological Association
http://www.oslc.org/spr/apa/summaries.html

Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration (SAMHSA)
SAMSHA’s NationalMentalHealthInformationCenter
Center for Mental Health Services
Provides access to prevention information through it search function.
http://www.mentalhealth.samhsa.gov

SAMHSA Model Programs
Features programs that have been shown to prevent or reduce substance abuse and other related high-risk behaviors.
http://modelprograms.samhsa.gov

U.S. Department of Education
Office of Safe and Drug-Free Schools (OSDFS)
Provides free online courses, including bullying prevention and social and emotional learning.
http://www.ed.gov/admins/lead/safety/training/index.html

Office of Special Education Programs (OSEP)
National Dropout Prevention Centers
http://www.dropoutprevention.org/

Washington State Institute for Public Policy 
Benefits and Costs of Prevention and Early Intervention Programs for Youth
http://www.wsipp.wa.gov/rptfiles/04-07-3901.pdf.

World Health Organization (WHO)
Prevention of mental disorders: Effective interventions and policy options: Summary report  (WHO, 2004)
http://whqlibdoc.who.int/publications/2004/924159215X.pdf.

Promoting mental health: Concepts, emerging evidence, practice: Summary report (WHO, 2004)
http://whqlibdoc.who.int/publications/2004/9241591595.pdf