ALEX Classroom Resource

  

My Friend Is Talking About Suicide. What Should I Do?

  Classroom Resource Information  

Title:

My Friend Is Talking About Suicide. What Should I Do?

URL:

https://kidshealth.org/en/teens/talking-about-suicide.html?WT.ac=ctg#catgood-friends

Content Source:

Other
www.kidshealth.org
Type: Informational Material

Overview:

Everyone feels sad, depressed, or angry sometimes — especially when dealing with the pressures of school, friends, and family. But some people may feel sadness or hopelessness that just won't go away, and even small problems may seem like too much to handle.

This resource provides information about:

  • Many warning signs of suicide
  • What you can do
  • Dealing with Suicide

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.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: depression, mental health, resources, sadness, suicide
License Type: Attribution Non-Commercial No Derivatives
For full descriptions of license types and a guide to usage, visit :
https://creativecommons.org/licenses
Partnered Event: Health/PE COS Summit
AccessibilityText Resources: Content is organized under headings and subheadings
Comments

KidsHealth.org is a free resource with links to additional resources.

  This resource provided by:  
Author: Jamie Gilbert
The event this resource created for:Health/PE COS Summit