Year: 1994 Source: Suicide Prevention Newsletter, v.8, no.6, (Fall 1994), p.1-3 SIEC No: 19940635

This reprint article outlines steps for a suicide prevention plan for schools. It includes establishing policies & procedures, providing staff training regarding suicide warning signs & procedures, developing support programs, & honesty assessing the school environment as to sources of stress. It notes that a professionally designed prevention program neither glorifies nor encourages suicide; it enables students to grasp an alternative.