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Get the Facts: Suicide Prevention

from McMillen Health

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This program increases students’ knowledge about the warning signs of suicide and teaches students to involve an adult with at-risk situations. They learn to look for the warning signs while discussing and dispelling common myths associated with suicide.

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About This Program

Cost

By Request: $150.00
By Request Premium: $135.00

FREE!


Schedule 5 of the same program on the same day and one will be free! For the UK, the fee is 98 British Pounds. Please include a purchase order number when you submit a reservation. Bridging fees will be paid by the customer. An invoice will be sent after successful delivery of each program. A 1.5% late charge will be added 30 days after the invoice date. Cancellations must be made at least 24 hours prior to your confirmed videoconference date to avoid billing. Payment is due in full upon receipt of the invoice. Checks should be made to McMillen Health in US Dollars. Non-payment will result in the denial of further registration from your organization.

Length

45 minutes


Target Audience

Education: Grade(s) 8, 9, 10, 11, 12

Minimum participants:

1

Maximum participants:

There is no maximum, but for optimum interactivity, we suggest no more than 35 students.


Primary Disciplines

Health/Physical Education, Family & Consumer Science, Character Education


Program Delivery Mode

Videoconference - H.323 (Polycom, Cisco/Tandberg, LifeSize, etc...)
Videoconference – Webcam/desktop (Zoom, Skype, iChat, Vidyo, Movi/Jabber, Blue Jeans, etc...)



Booking Information

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Receive this program and 9 more for one low price when you purchase the CILC Virtual Expeditions package. Learn more

For more information contact CILC at (507) 388-3672

Provider's Cancellation Policy

A full fee will be charged to sites that cancel with less than 24 hours of notice. We will not charge for programs cancelled due to natural causes or if there are technical problems that do not allow a connection.

About This Provider

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McMillen Health

Fort Wayne, IN
United States

McMillen Health provides health education to over 60,000 youth and adults a year. Our professional health educators are experts in the health education field and are prepared to answer any questions your students can think of! Create excitement and encourage youth to make healthy lifestyle choices when you participate in one of our programs. When you partner with McMillen Health, we provide up-to-date, engaging and fun-filled programs that were developed to align with the National Health Education Standards and the Indiana Health and Wellness Standards. Our programs add to, and reinforce, your lesson plans. Schedule 4 programs in one day and receive the 5th free!

Contact:
Twila Smith
schedule@mcmillenhealth.org
8882407268

Program Details

Format

1. Using current statistics about the occurrence of suicide and discussion of the myths about suicide, students learn basic facts
2. Students discuss warning signs of suicidal intent including verbal, behavioral, and situational clues.
3. Using videos to help students understand how to ask if a person is considering suicide, support their at-risk friend, and get an adult involved is the final activity.
4. Classroom teachers may print off the pledge for students to sign and hang in their classroom; if they would like. The Pledge has the suicide prevention lifeline number on it.

Objectives

Upon completion of this program the student will be able to:
1. Identify basic facts about suicide.
2. Recognize direct and indirect verbal warning signs.
3. Identify three behavioral and/or situational warning signs.
4. Name three basic suicide intervention steps.
5. Discuss strategies for successful peer intervention.
6. Demonstrate the willingness to help themselves or a troubled friend by signing a help-seeking pledge.
7. Explain importance of asking about suicidal intent.
8. Identify three adults who would be able to help a friend at risk.
9. Identify the Suicide Prevention Lifeline number 1-800-273-TALK (8255) as a resource.

Standards Alignment

National Standards

US National Health Education Standards: 1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 6, 7.
Visit mcmillenhealth.org for more information or call (888) 240-7268.

State Standards

Visit mcmillenhealth.org for the alignment to Indiana Academic Standards for Health and Wellness.