• Brief on Suicide and Bullying

    This Issue Brief, from the Suicide Prevention Resource Center, examines the relationship between suicide and bullying among children and adolescents, with special attention to LGBT youth. The document explores strategies and action steps for bullying prevention.

  • Bullies and Victims: Information for Parents

    A handout with facts, warning signs, information and what a parent should do if they suspect their child is either a bully or a victim of bullying from the National Association of School Psychologists.

  • Bullying and Youth Suicide: Breaking the Connection

    How school leaders respond to the suicide of a student will help determine the depth and duration of its impact on the school community. This article was written in collaboration with the National Association of School Psychologists (NASP) to facilitate partnerships between principals and school psychologists and to remove the barriers to learning. Additional Resources:

    1. Talking Points - Key Messages to Discuss
    2. Suicide and Bullying - Related Principal Leadership Articles
    3. Principal Leadership Magazine Articles - Relevant Articles Addressing Adolescent Mental Health
    • A Guide to Build Cultural Awareness

      The purpose of this guide is to provide basic information for Federal disaster responders and other service providers who may be deployed or otherwise assigned to provide or coordinate services in American Indian/Alaska Native (AI/AN) communities. This guide is intended to serve as a general briefing to enhance cultural competence while providing services to AI/AN communities.

    • American Indian/Alaska Native National Suicide Prevention Strategic Plan (2011-2015)

      This strategic plan is a national initiative to address suicide prevention based on fostering collaborations across the entire Indian Health System, including Tribes, Tribal organizations, Urban Indian organizations, and other key community resources. It has been prepared collaboratively between the Indian Health Service (IHS), Division of Behavioral Health (DBH); the National Tribal Advisory Committee on Behavioral Health (NTAC); the Behavioral Health Work Group (BHWG); and the Suicide Prevention Committee (SPC). This strategic plan is a comprehensive and integrated approach to reducing the loss and suffering from suicide and suicidal behaviors.

    • American Indians/Alaskan Natives & Suicide

      A fact sheet with suicide statistics, strengths and protective factors and mental health considerations of American Indians and Alaskan natives from the Suicide Prevention Resource Center.

    • Asian American/Pacific Islander & Suicide

      A fact sheet with suicide statistics, strengths and protective factors and mental health considerations of Asian American/Pacific Islanders from the Suicide Prevention Resource Center.