Thursday, July 19, 2018
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Budget, pension system and tax provisions dominate 2018 Regular Session

Local boards of education, school-based decision making councils and teachers will be implementing lots of new laws passed by the 2018 Regular Session of the Kentucky General Assembly.

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.

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.

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...

Schools must be observant of, responsive to bullying

News of the suicide of a young high school girl from Massachusetts, Phoebe Prince, this past January broke my heart. After an investigation, it was alleged that repeated physical, verbal and online abuse lead to her death. Phoebe’s torturous treatment brought international attention to the widespread problem of bullying in U.S. schools.