This toolkit assists high schools and school districts in designing and implementing strategies to prevent suicide and promote behavioral health. It includes tools to implement a multifaceted suicide prevention program that responds to the needs and cultures of students.
This toolkit assists schools in implementing a coordinated response to the suicide death of a student. It is designed primarily for administrators and staff but can also be useful for parents and communities. It includes information, resource lists, tools, and examples of how different communities have addressed specific issues in responding to a suicide death.
This toolkit helps senior centers integrate suicide prevention into activities that support well-being. It describes activities that increase protective factors, and explains how to recognize the warning signs of suicide.
This toolbox is a multilevel strength-based intervention developed by Yup’ik communities to reduce and prevent alcohol misuse disorder and suicide in 12-18 year old Yup’ik Alaska Native youth. It focuses on culturally meaningful “reasons for sobriety” and “reasons for life.” An operations manual describes the community-level cultural implementation process along with specific prevention activities that the communities choose from and adapt to their local cultural context.
This report summarizes findings and recommendations from SPRC’s exploration of suicide surveillance among American Indian and Alaska Native communities across the country. It is designed for any practitioners working in suicide surveillance who want to learn about challenges and strategies specific to suicide surveillance in tribal populations.
These resources provide information on how to assess, understand, and measure how ready a community is to address issues like suicide, and how to use that knowledge to stimulate change. The Community Readiness Model, developed at Colorado State University identifies dimensions, such as leadership involvement, knowledge of the problem, and levels of community readiness, and can be easily scored by the community.