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Youth Suicide Prevention

Announcements 

The DPI is re-opening the Peer-to-Peer Suicide Prevention grant program until December 15! Information on the Peer-to-Peer Suicide Prevention Grant Program 

Crisis Resources

  • Wisconsin-based resources available through crisis text line:
  • Suicide Prevention Lifeline: 1-800-273-TALK (8255)
  • Trevor Project: A national organization focused on crisis and suicide prevention efforts among LGBT youth.
    • Phone: 1-866-488-7386
    • Chat: TrevorChat
    • Text: “START” to 678678

 School Based Sucide Prevention Gatekeeper Training eCourse

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DPI’s Gatekeeper Training Module

An important step in protecting all students from the dangers of suicide is the ability to recognize the warning signs of suicide ideation and take appropriate steps to keep a suicidal student safe. This new, interactive suicide prevention gatekeeper module helps schools and districts train their students and staff. The module takes approximately 20 minutes to complete.

Click Here for Module

Other Resources for Gatekeeper Training

 
QPR - Question, Persuade, Refer Trainers in Wisconsin
 

Self-Harm

For questions about this information, contact dpisspw@dpi.wi.gov (608) 266-8960