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Suicide Among College Students in the United States, 2014 (PDF .43 MB)
This document summarizes the data available on suicidal thoughts, attempts, and deaths among students. It also describes the risk and protective factors that are common among college and university students.

Center for Collegiate Mental Health (CCMH)
CCMH is a multidisciplinary, member-driven, Practice-Research-Network (PRN) focused on providing accurate and up-to-date information on the mental health of today’s college students. CCMH strives to connect practice, research, and technology to benefit students, mental health providers, administrators, researchers, and the public. The collaborative efforts of over 550 college and university counseling centers and supportive organizations have enabled CCMH to build one of the nation’s largest databases on college student mental health. CCMH actively develops clinical tools, reports, and research using this data.

American College Health Association (ACHA) - National College Health Assessment (NCHA)
The ACHA-National College Health Assessment (NCHA) is a nationally recognized research survey that can assist colleges and universities in collecting precise data about students’ health habits, behaviors, and perceptions.

The Healthy Minds Study
The Healthy Minds Study is a national on-line survey of college student mental health.It was introduced in 2007 by the University of Michigan’s School of Public Health, in partnership with the Survey Sciences Group. To date, over 120 campuses across the country have participated in this important research.