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School Presentations
Suicide (45 Minutes)
List on board what they think the reasons are people attempt suicide

Share three stories

Suicide Quiz

Go over quiz by myths about suicide

Suicide Statistics

Warning signs for suicide

Empathy and listening skills

How to help-Quick Help Reference

Questions, Persuade, Refer

What if I am thinking about suicide-Yellow Ribbon Card

Evaluation

7.8% of students reported that they had attempted
suicide one or more times during the 12 months
preceding the survey
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2.4% of students reported that they had made a
suicide attempt that resulted in an injury, poisoning,
or an overdose that required medical attention
DID YOU KNOW?
 Suicide is the third leading cause of death for 15-to-24-year-olds, and the sixth leading cause of death for 5-to-14-year-olds
In a 2011 nationally-representative sample of youth in grades 9-12:
12.8% of students reported that they made a plan
about how they would attempt suicide during the 12
months preceding the survey
15.8% of students reported that they had seriously
considered attempting suicide during the 12 months
preceding the survey