Year: 2003 Source: Thousand Oaks, CA: Corwin Press, 2003. p.383-385 SIEC No: 20040310

This chapter is from a teacher’s resource book concerning health problems that affect students in grades 6 through 12. It briefly defines what suicide is & describes which age groups are most likely to be affected by suicidal feelings/behavior, & what the signs & symptoms of these behaviors are. It also provides classroom guidelines & procedures for school professionals identifying, approaching, & helping young people at risk for suicide.