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The ‘new normal’ is far from normal. Parents, educators and students are all doing the best we can to navigate the COVID-19 pandemic. The following toolkits were developed to provide resources, supports, and strategies to cope with the day to day and increase well-being.

Suicide

Preventing Youth Suicide: Tips for Parents and Educators

This resource provides parents and educators with an understanding of suicide risk factors, warning signs and guidance of what to do if a child or adolescent is at risk for suicide.

Save a Friend: Tips for Teens to Prevent Suicide

Save a Friend provides teens with an understanding of suicide risk factors, warning signs and guidance of what to do if a peer is at risk for suicide.

If you are experiencing thoughts of suicide, know that you are NOT ALONE. Reach out now! We care about you!

  • Please call 211 and tell the operator you need to speak with the suicide lifeline. 
  • Call the Suicide Prevention Lifeline at 1-800-273-8255

If you are unsafe and need help:

  • If you need help immediately call 911
  • Need to talk with a counselor? Call  or text the National Child Abuse Hotline 1-800-422-4453. Live chat is available at www.childhelphotline.org

If someone in your house is unsafe or needs help: