Year: 1991 Source: Calgary, Alberta: Calgary Board of Education, (1991). 36p. SIEC No: 19910406

This handbook provides guidelines for school actions after an attempted or completed suicide. Intervention, prevention, & postvention policies, statistics on suicide in the U.S., Canada, & Alberta, myths about suicide, & warning signs of suicidal behavior are detailed. A comprehensive response plan is described, including how to inform students, staff, & parents of a death, & how to aid bereavement. Resource information for Calgary is also provided. (VM)