Year: 2006 Source: PL Principal Leadership,(October 2006), p.11-15 SIEC No: 20100208

With appropriate attention & thoughtful planning, the risk of student suicide can be minimized. In this article, the authors discuss the role of schools in suicide prevention & intervention. Programs should include awareness education & screening, crisis & mental health team coordination, collaboration with community services, reliance on evidence-based strategies, & clear intervention & postvention protocols. (6 refs.)

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