Suicide Prevention

For assistance in the implementation of the programs listed here, please contact:

Willa Rosen

512-919-5326
willa.rosen@esc13.txed.net

ASK

ASK About Suicide to Save a Life is a suicide prevention gatekeeper training program based on best and emerging best practice principles. ASK About Suicide to Save a Life includes the three-step process of: 1. Ask About Suicide 2. Seek More Information and Keep Safe 3. Know Where and How to Refer.
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LEADS: For Youth (Linking Education and Awareness of Depression and Suicide)

LEADS: For Youth (Linking Education and Awareness of Depression and Suicide) is a curriculum for high school students in grades 9-12 that is designed to increase knowledge of depression and suicide, modify perceptions of depression and suicide, increase knowledge of suicide prevention resources, and improve intentions to engage in help-seeking behaviors.
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Peer Assistance and Leadership (PAL)

Peer Assistance and Leadership (PAL) is a peer helping program that seeks to build resiliency in youth by pairing youth with peer helpers who receive training and support from teachers participating in the program. The peer-based assistance provided through PAL is designed to help youth avoid risk factors for substance use as well as other problems, such as low achievement in school, dropout, absenteeism, violence, teen pregnancy, and suicide.
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SOS Signs of Suicide

SOS Signs of Suicide is a 2-day secondary school-based intervention that includes screening and education. Students are screened for depression and suicide risk and referred for professional help as indicated. Students also view a video that teaches them to recognize signs of depression and suicide in others.
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