Wellness

  • LOCAL AREA RESOURCES

    LOCAL AREA RESOURCES

    Hospitals/Mental Health Assessments

  • RESOURCES

    RESOURCES

    Save a Friend: Tips for Teens to Prevent Suicide

    Warning signs Suicide Prevention Lifeline (in English and Spanish)

    7 Essential Steps Parents Can Take to Prevent Teen Suicide

    Parents can help prevent suicide by recognizing warning signs, identifying risk factors (characteristics that may lead a young person to engage in suicidal behaviors), promoting protective factors (characteristics that help people deal with stress and reduce their chances of engaging in suicidal behaviors), and knowing how to talk to their children and seek mental health services. You can empower yourself and your teen by following these 7 steps.

  • HELPFUL WEBSITES

    HELPFUL WEBSITES

    Suicide Prevention Resource Center

    Provides prevention support, training, and materials to strengthen suicide prevention efforts. Among the resources found on its website is the SPRC Library Catalog, a searchable database containing a wealth of information on suicide and suicide prevention, including publications, peer-reviewed research studies, curricula, and web-based resources. Many of these items are available online.

    American Association of Suicidology

    A nonprofit organization dedicated to the understanding and prevention of suicide. It promotes research, public awareness programs, public education, and training for professionals and volunteers. It serves as a national clearinghouse for information on suicide.

    American Foundation for Suicide Prevention

    Dedicated to advancing our knowledge of suicide and our ability to prevent it.

    Hopkins Medicine

    Information on Adolescent Depression Awareness Program (ADAP).

    National Center for Injury Prevention and Control

    Located at the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, is a valuable source of information and statistics about suicide, suicide risk, and suicide prevention.

    National Suicide Prevention Lifeline

    Provides immediate assistance to individuals in suicidal crisis by connecting them to the nearest available suicide prevention and mental health service provider through a toll-free telephone number, 1-800-273-TALK (8255).

  • BULLYING PREVENTION WEBSITES

    BULLYING PREVENTION WEBSITES

     

    Cyberbully

    Provides information about "cyberbullying"- the use of the Internet by children and adolescents to harass, intimidate and socially exclude their peers.

    Stop Bullying Now Campaign

    Sponsored by the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services, offers educational materials for parents, educators, and health professionals.

    Report Bullying and Safety Concern

    Link to Schaumburg High School's Bullying and student Safety Report Form