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Best practices in school-based suicide prevention

14 Mar 2014

"This guide is intended to provide a framework to help school administrators and their partners develop comprehensive planning for suicide prevention. Information and tools contained in this guide will help schools by: identifying and defining the components and principles of a comprehensive, schoolbased suicide prevention strategy based on research and best practice evidence; suggesting ways to integrate suicide prevention messages into activities which support school plans to create safe and caring environments either by enhancing existing programming or by integrating new program elements; including checklists and self-assessment instruments to help schools choose suicide prevention programming which fit for their student population and evaluate the adequacy of these programs; providing a list of other resources available online and in print"--Page 4.
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Ottawa, Ontario

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