Model School District Policy on Suicide Prevention: Model Language, Commentary, and Resources

Outlines model policies and best practices for school districts to follow to protect the health and safety of all students. This document was developed by examining strong local policies, ensuring that they are in line with the latest research in the field of suicide prevention, and identifying best practices for a national framework.

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American Foundation for Suicide Prevention (AFSP), American School Counselor Association (ASCA), National Association of School Psychologists (NASP), and The Trevor Project.

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