All this data was collected before the COVID-19 pandemic hit, which has had a detrimental effect on students’ lives, thrusting them into remote learning environments and isolating them from friends and family. Sandy Hook Promise runs an anonymous tip reporting system that saw a 12% spike in suicide-related tips in 2020. And more than 70% of the tips reported deal with self-harm or harm to others.
With these alarming trends, the need for a modern districtwide suicide awareness, prevention, screening and case management program has never been so vital.
This resource discusses how districts can create these programs to reverse alarming rates of youth suicide.
What you know could save a life. Download now.