Suicide (K-12)

  1. American Foundation for Suicide Prevention
    1. Suicide Statistics
  2. Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration (SAMHSA)
    1. 988 Suicide & Crisis Lifeline
    2. Preventing Suicide: A Toolkit for High Schools
    3. A Journey Toward Health & Hope
    4. Bullying Prevention and Suicide Prevention for Schools: A Digital Approach (video)
    5. Policies and Protocols Addressing the Needs of Youths Who Have Attempted or are Considering Suicide
  3. 988 Suicide & Crisis Lifeline
    1. Media Resources
  4. Safe2Help Illinois
  5. Illinois State Board of Education
    1. Illinois Youth Suicide Prevention Toolkit: A Reference for Administrators, Counselors, Teachers, and Staff
  6. Suicide Prevention Resource Center
    1. Schools
      1. Middle School
      2. High School
    2. Preventing Suicide: The Role of High School Teachers
    3. Suicide Prevention Resources for Teens
    4. Making the Connection: Suicidal Thoughts and Behaviors and Academic Grades
    5. Suicide among Children and Early Adolescents
    6. Risk Factors among Adolescents
    7. 6 Myths about Suicide that Every Parent and Educator Should Know
    8. Making Educators Partners in Youth Suicide Prevention: ACT on FACTS
    9. After a Suicide: A Toolkit for Schools
  7. National Association of School Psychologists
    1. Preventing Youth Suicide
  8. Sandy Hook Promise
    1. Know the Signs Programs
  9. JED Foundation
  10. The Trevor Project
    1. Preventing Suicide
    2. National Survey on LGBTQ Youth Mental Health 2021
    3. Model School District Policy on Suicide Prevention: Model Language, Commentary, and Resources
  11. Readiness and Emergency Management for Schools Technical Assistance Center (REMS TA Center)
    1. Responding to a Suicide Cluster: Palo Alto School District
    2. Responding to a Suicide Cluster: Palo Alto School District (Spanish)
    3. Coping with Multiple Suicides Among Middle School Students
  12. Sources of Strength
  13. 13 Reasons Why Toolkit
  14. National Center for School Crisis and Bereavement
    1. Guidelines for Schools Responding to a Death by Suicide
    2. Psychological First Aid for Students & Teachers
    3. Sample Letter Templates for Notification
    4. Teacher Training Module: Supporting Grieving Students in Schools
  15. Youth Suicide and Self-Harm Prevention: 2017 Resource Guide