Schools are a key setting for suicide prevention. Teachers, mental health providers, and all other school personnel who interact with students can play an important role in keeping them safe. 

Why Address Suicide Prevention 

  • Maintaining a safe school environment is part of your school’s overall mission. 
  • Students’ mental health can affect how well they perform in school. 
  • Suicide can affect the entire school community. 

How Schools Can Take Action 

The best way to prevent suicide is to use a comprehensive approach that includes these key components: 

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