Parents and students share a critical role as gatekeepers in youth suicide prevention. Parents want to know how to be the very best caregiver to their child. They want to know the factors that may put their child at risk for suicide and what to do and who to turn to for help. Students want information on suicide prevention and depression and they want to know how to help a friend they suspect might be thinking of hurting themselves. Should they keep their friends suicidal intentions a secret? Should they tell someone? Very often, parents and students turn to the schools for guidance, support and links to the critical resources in their community.
In the Parents section, Parents will find a multitude of handouts and links that address:
In the Students section, Students will find information, resources and links that address: