ISP is a Best Practice Colleges and universities across the country are using ISP to offer help to students and encourage them to connect with mental health services before crises emerge. ISP is listed in the Suicide Prevention Resource Center Best Practice Registry for Suicide Prevention. Several published studies report the success of ISP, including: • 85% of students who completed the questionnaire indicated moderate to high levels of distress; 90% were not receiving treatment • Students who exchanged dialogue messages with the counselor were 3 times more likely to come in for an in-person appointment and 3 times more likely to enter treatment • 75% of students who entered treatment were described by counselors as not likely to have sought professional help without ISP