Chapter 1

Online Resource 1.1 Supporting Student Mental Health: Resources to Prepare Educators

Online Resource 1.2 After a School Tragedy...Readiness, Response, Recovery, & Resources

Online Resource 1.3 School Compassionate Culture Analytical Tool for Educators

Online Resource 1.4 [PDF]

Online Resource 1.5 A toolkit developed by NICWA: NICWA Toolkit

Online Resource 1.6 Suicide Prevention Resources for Survivors of Suicide Loss

This sheet lists a selection of organizations, websites, and materials that can help people who have lost someone to suicide. Many of these resources were developed by survivors of suicide loss. Although not the focus of this sheet, many of the organizations listed also provide guidance on becoming involved in prevention, advocacy, and support for other survivors.

Online Resource 1.7 Advancing Peer Support in Suicide Prevention

Online Resource 1.8 Youth Peer Support

Specific questions this report answers include:

  1. What are the benefits of peer support for youth?
  2. Are there any cautions related to peer supports for youth (both the youth receiving the support and the youth providing the support)?
  3. Are there well-researched training programs for youth peer support workers?
  4. Are there examples of youth peer support programs in mental health?

Online Resource 1.9 Together to Live Peer to Peer Support

Online Resource 1.10 After a Campus Suicide A Postvention Guide for Student-Led Responses

This resource was created to help guide students through the difficult task of responding to a fellow student’s suicide.

Online Resource 1.11 #chatsafe A Young Person’s Guide for Communicating Safely Online About Suicide A Young Person’s Guide for Communicating Safely Online About Suicide

The #chatsafe guidelines provide tools and tips for young people to help them communicate safely online about suicide.

Online Resource 1.12 Friend2Friend 

Friend2Friend is a 25-minute online, interactive training program for high school students. In the training, users assume the role of a high school student concerned about a friend and engage in a simulated conversation with this friend. Users learn practice and effective conversation strategies for broaching the topic of psychological distress, motivating the peer to seek help, and avoiding pitfalls, such as giving unsolicited advice and criticizing. This program is based on At-Risk for College Students.

Online Resource 1.13 1n5 Peer to Peer Programs

Online Resource 1.14 Hogg Foundation for Mental Health Youth Peer Support

Provides information on young adult mental health peer support.

Online Resource 1.15 LivingWorks Research and Evaluation

Check out the research on safeTALK and ASIST (Applied Suicide Intervention Skills Training (ASIST)).