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In recognition of Suicide Prevention Month, we’ve compiled resources designed to spark important conversations around suicide and mental health and to support you in caring for the young people in your life.
If you are thinking about suicide, looking for support, or concerned about someone you know, the following hotlines are free and available to those in the United States.
988 Suicide & Crisis Lifeline
Available 24/7 to Everyone Across the U.S.
Text or call 988
Run By and for Trans People
Prioritizing Black, Indigenous and People of Color
1 (800) 604-5841
Find a Warmline in Your State
Providing Mental Health Help Before a Crisis Arises
+ Online Suicide Prevention Training: Thursday, Sept. 29
+ Suicide Prevention Resources for Native Youth, By Native Youth
+ Tools to Support Safe Schools for Transgender & Gender Nonconforming Youth
+ Suicide Safe: Free Mobile App for Providers
+ Zero Suicide Resources for Specific Populations
+ Grief Support for Suicide Loss Survivors
+ Suicide Prevention Month Toolkit for Organizations & Schools
+ Online Safe at School Event for Parents of LGBTQ+ Youth: Tuesday, Sept. 13
Online Storybook Musical About Depression
The Tortoise & The Hare
Performed by the cast of MACMH’s Fidgety Fairy Tales – The Mental Health Musicals and illustrated by Gracie Borell. Enjoyed by all ages.
Suicide Prevention & Intervention in the Schools
Friday, September 23 | 9:00 – 11:00 a.m. CT | 2 CEHs
This presentation will cover suicide statistics, definitions, risk factors, warning signs, identification at school, effective and ineffective techniques, student referrals and confidentiality.
Presented by Dr. Jazlynn Paige, PhD, NCSP, School Psychologist, Founder – Paige Psychological Consulting
After a Suicide Death: Hope & Healing
Tuesday, September 27 | 9:00 – 11:00 a.m. CT | 2 CEHs
Grief after a suicide is complicated and is too often unsupported. This session will focus on the definition of suicide, statistics, reasons people die by suicide, the experience of a survivor, religious views about suicide and how to support suicide survivors.
Presented by Marc A. Markell, PhD, MS, CT, Professor – St. Cloud State University & Instructor – Worsham College of Mortuary Science, University of St. Thomas, and Gyeongin National University of Education