As summer winds down, we are preparing for a return to school. The American Foundation for Suicide Prevention offers numerous resources to help ensure grade schools, high schools and colleges are safe for students, and prepared to handle anything that comes up regarding mental health and suicide. Whether you’re a parent, student or an educator, we have many resources, some of which are free of charge.
For instance, It’s Real: College Students and Mental Health
is a 17-minute documentary featuring the stories of six college students from across the country who successfully learned to manage their mental health. Intended as a group presentation, the film is accompanied by facilitator’s tools and resources for students. It’s Real encourages students to recognize the warning signs of suicide and how to seek help. If you are interested in hosting this program, click here
to acquire the DVD and accompanying materials or click here
to acquire online program access at a discounted rate through September 7. Learn more about It's Real
and contact your local chapter
to bring the program to a campus near you.
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