Thursday, March 22, 2018
Tags Suicide prevention

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Finding the strength

Kentucky schools using the suicide prevention program Sources of Strength, which mobilizes student social networks to promote positive behaviors.

Kentucky students are participating in fewer risky health behaviors

Kentucky middle and high school students are participating in fewer risky health-related behaviors, according to results from the 2017 Kentucky Youth Risk Behavior Survey.

Meeting the mental and emotional needs of children

While we – as educators and parents – often talk about academic achievement, it’s not the only concern I have as Kentucky's commissioner of education. We need to begin talking more often about the social and emotional health of our students

Suicide prevention programming, support available to schools

The Kentucky Department for Behavioral Health is offering middle and high schools the opportunity and support to implement the peer-led social norming program, Sources of Strength.

Effective mental health prevention and intervention approaches and resources

Commissioner Stephen Pruitt discusses effective mental health prevention and intervention approaches and resources for the K-12 system.

Suicide prevention training available

The Kentucky Center for School Safety has partnered with the Kentucky Division of Mental Health and Substance Abuse Services and the Kentucky Suicide Prevention...

Suicide Prevention Training

The Regional Prevention Centers and the Kentucky Department of Behavioral Health are sponsoring a series of two-day trainings this summer to equip schools to...

Suicide prevention groups team up to aid schools

The American Foundation for Suicide Prevention (AFSP) and the Suicide Prevention Resource Center (SPRC), two of the nation’s leading suicide prevention organizations, have collaborated...

Toolkit for suicide help

After a Suicide: A Toolkit for Schools, released by the Suicide Prevention Resource Center, provides information, practical tools and programmatic guidance to schools struggling...

Parent resources on school safety issues

The Kentucky Center for School Safety (KCSS) now offers a section of their website dedicated to parent resources related to school safety issues. Topics...