The following links include important information about suicide and some talking points that can be helpful in discussing this issue with your school communities.
Brief facts and tips: http://www.nasponline.org/resources-and-publications/resources/school-safety-and-crisis/preventing-youth-suicide
Talking to your teen about suicide: http://www.sptsusa.org/parents/talking-to-your-kid-about-suicide/
Tips for preventing youth suicide: http://www.nasponline.org/resources-and-publications/resources/school-safety-and-crisis/preventing-youth-suicide/preventing-youth-suicide-tips-for-parents-and-educators
If you would like to connect with a support system locally, Winter Spring, a center for grief and loss, is a great resource. They can be reached at 541-552-0620.
If you need immediate assistance, please contact the National Suicide Prevention Lifeline at 1-800-273-TALK (8255).
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