Using Social Networks to Prevent Suicide

  Classroom Resource Information  

Title:

Using Social Networks to Prevent Suicide

URL:

https://aptv.pbslearningmedia.org/resource/ket-pd-yana3/using-social-networks-to-prevent-suicide-you-are-not-alone/

Content Source:

PBS
Type: Audio/Video

Overview:

This free video resource from PBS LearningMedia helps educate students on suicide prevention. A Kentucky school’s Sources of Strength (SOS) program uses social networks to help prevent suicide among teens and spread messages of hope and resolve. This video segment is part of You Are Not Alone, a youth mental health series produced by KET. Teachers can use this resource to make students aware that social media can be used as a tool to uplift students.

Sensitive: This resource contains material that may be sensitive for some students. Teachers should exercise discretion in evaluating whether this resource is suitable for their class.

This alignment results from the ALEX Health/PE COS Resource Alignment Summit.

Content Standard(s):
Health Education
HE (2019)
Grade: 9-12
Health Education
HE.2.3) Analyze how the perceptions of norms influence healthy and unhealthy behaviors.

Examples: addressing topics such as wearing safety equipment, teen pregnancy, drug abuse, suicide, cyber-bullying, weight management, potentially dangerous social media trends

Health Education
HE (2019)
Grade: 9-12
Health Education
HE.3.2) Analyze valid resources from home, school, and community that provide health information.

Examples: websites, phone apps, media ads; rape, crisis, and suicide centers

Health Education
HE (2019)
Grade: 9-12
Health Education
HE.4.4) Demonstrate how to ask for and offer assistance to enhance the health of self and others.

Examples: accessing crisis hotlines for suicide, sexual and physical abuse, and human trafficking; community resource materials

Health Education
HE (2019)
Grade: 9-12
Health Education
HE.5.2) Develop a thoughtful decision-making process in health-related situations.

a. Predict the potential short-term and long-term impact of various alternatives on self and others.

b. Identify warning signs of suicide in self and others and discuss effective coping skills.

c. Demonstrate refusal skills and explain when to use them in high risk situations.

Examples: Saying no to sex, alcohol, and other drugs

Tags: Health, Prevention, Suicide, Suicide Prevention
License Type: Custom Permission Type
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Partnered Event: Health/PE COS Summit
AccessibilityVideo resources: includes closed captioning or subtitles
Comments

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Author: Kristen Barnett
The event this resource created for:Health/PE COS Summit