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SAMHSA Releases Toolkit for Suicide Prevention in High Schools

July 19, 2012

The Suicide Prevention Resource Center of the Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration (SAMHSA) has released "Preventing Suicide: A Toolkit for High Schools.” The toolkit provides strategies to help high schools, school districts, and their partners design and implement strategies to prevent suicide and promote behavioral health among their students. It also includes information on screening tools, warning signs and risk factors, statistics, and parent education materials.

The toolkit is free and available online.

Resources:

Download the toolkit at www.store.samhsa.gov/shin/content//SMA12-4669/SMA12-4669.pdf.

 

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