Prevention in Practice: Upstream Suicide Prevention in Connecticut Elementary Schools
October 11, 2019
News Type: Weekly Spark, Weekly Spark Announcement
SPRC is pleased to announce the release of Prevention in Practice: Upstream Suicide Prevention in Connecticut Elementary Schools. In this five-minute audio story, Heather Spada from United Way of Connecticut describes her state’s effort to create and implement an upstream suicide prevention curriculum in elementary schools. Featuring Gizmo the therapy dog, Gizmo’s Pawesome Guide to Mental Health is helping school staff effectively teach children about mental health, life skills development, and social connectedness.
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