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Preventing Youth Suicide

We teach kids about seat-belt safety, and to stop, drop, and roll in case of fire.

We teach them about the dangers of drug and alcohol use and about safer-sex practices.

Yet we often do not address one of the leading causes of death among teens: suicide.

Suicide Fact vs. Fiction

There are many questions surrounding youth suicide. Some commonly asked questions help to separate fact from fiction.

Risk Factors and Warning Signs

Listen and look for risk factors and warning signs for suicidal behavior.

If the Worst Happens, What Can Be Done?

Even though youth suicide is a rare event, it does happen. How should a school and community respond?

Lifelines: A Comprehensive Suicide Awareness
and Responsiveness Program for Teens

Lifelines: A Suicide Prevention Program


Lifelines Intervention: Helping Students at Risk for Suicide

Lifelines Intervention

Lifelines Postvention: Responding to Suicide and Other Traumatic Death

Lifelines Postvention
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Suicide Prevention Lifeline: 800-273-8255
Funding Opportunity

Drug Abuse Prevention Intervention Research Grant:
The purpose of this grant is to encourage applications from institutions/organizations that propose to advance the science of drug abuse prevention. Learn more


Bullying in U.S. Schools: 2012 Status Report
Download your free copy of this informative report here! 

Free Webinar: Bullying in U.S. Schools: The 2012 Report Card

Susan Limber, Ph.D., author and director of Olweus Bullying Prevention Program, will present the latest information collected from a sample of the over 3 million students who have completed the Olweus Bullying Questionnaire. During this one hour event, you'll hear about the trends in bullying that are shaping America's youth, including

  • How common is bullying?
  • What grades is bullying the most common?
  • What kinds of bullying are most common?
  • Who is doing the bullying?
  • How long does bullying last?

Tuesday, October 22, 2013 1:00 pm (CT)

Register today!

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