Suicide Prevention

Read: Penn’s Head of Mental Health Services Dies by Suicide

Penn’s Head of Mental Health Services Dies by Suicide

Gregory Eells had joined the department that provides mental health services in March.

Read: Safe2Say Something Reveals Student Safety Concerns in P.A. Schools

Safe2Say Something Reveals Student Safety Concerns in P.A. Schools

Through the Safe2Say Something program, it’s easy and confidential to report safety concerns to help prevent violence in schools.

Read: Truman State, Fraternity, Student Named in Wrongful Death Lawsuit

Truman State, Fraternity, Student Named in Wrongful Death Lawsuit

Families of the victims believe the defendants had knowledge of their sons’ depression and encouraged them to take their own lives.

Read: 3x as Many Girls Report Being Cyberbullied Than Boys

3x as Many Girls Report Being Cyberbullied Than Boys

Twenty-one percent of girls in middle and high schools reported being bullied online or over texts while less than 7% of boys reported being cyberbullied.

Read: Oregon Students Can Take Mental Health Days from School

Oregon Students Can Take Mental Health Days from School

The new law allows students to take days off from school to focus on their mental and behavioral health, not just physical issues.

Read: Providing Multi-Tiered Mental Health Support After a School Tragedy

Providing Multi-Tiered Mental Health Support After a School Tragedy

For schools that choose to bring in community mental health professionals following a tragedy, there are two critical factors that must be considered.

Read: Campus Public Safety Officers’ Vital Role in Student Suicide Prevention

Campus Public Safety Officers’ Vital Role in Student Suicide Prevention

Here’s how school and university public safety officers can identify when a student is considering suicide and the question they can ask that can save lives.

Read: Take This Quick Quiz to Test Your Mental Health Awareness

Take This Quick Quiz to Test Your Mental Health Awareness

Since 1949, May has been recognized as Mental Health Awareness Month. How much do you know about mental health in America?

Read: Study: Rise in Youth Suicide After Netflix’s ’13 Reasons Why’

Study: Rise in Youth Suicide After Netflix’s ’13 Reasons Why’

In the month after the Netflix series “13 Reasons Why” started streaming, the suicide rate for youths 10 to 17 increased by nearly a third, the study found.

Read: Student Takes Own Life at a Lyons (Illinois) Middle School

Student Takes Own Life at a Lyons (Illinois) Middle School

Police do not believe the student had any intention to carry out a mass shooting and no students or faculty members were injured.

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