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Suicide Prevention Information

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).