September is Suicide Prevention Awareness Month and there are many resources available to educators, as well as your students. Please share with anyone who you feel would benefit from this information.
The 988 Lifeline
We can all help prevent suicide. The Lifeline provides 24/7, free and confidential support for people in distress, prevention and crisis resources for you or your loved ones, and best practices for professionals in the United States.
Suicide is the second leading cause of death for young people between 10 to 24. Learn more and get help at https://suicidepreventionlifeline.org/help-yourself/youth/.
Children’s Safety Network
Click here to access the Children’s Safety Network Newsletter with Resources for National Suicide Prevention Month.
We walk beside you so you’re never alone. When you don’t know who to turn to about a problem with alcohol, drugs, gambling, suicidal thoughts, or mental health, Your Life Iowa is here for you 24/7. We provide free, confidential support and connect you to resources meant to help you get your life back on track.