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Rocky Mountain MIRECC for VA Suicide Prevention

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Rocky Mountain Short Takes on Suicide Prevention:
Postvention Podcast 10: Postvention Practices for Schools

16 July 2019

“Speak the name of the beast and it will retreat;” When it comes to suicide postvention in school settings, “…it’s not whether or not we talk about it, it’s how we talk about it.” Join our host, Dr. Sarra Nazem as she welcomes Stan Collins, an expert with 20 years of postvention experience within school settings. Together they discuss considerations for developing and implementing a suicide postvention plan to assist students, teachers, administrators, and the surrounding community, and stress the importance of developing this plan even before a suicide loss occurs in an academic setting. Be sure to also check out the accompanying resources, including toolkits, manuals, and guideline documents that could help you and your school district jumpstart a comprehensive suicide prevention and postvention program today.



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Resources

Postvention resources for survivors of a suicide loss can be found at these sites:

 

Other resources discussed in this episode:

 

Check out previous and future episodes in the podcast series at:
https://www.mirecc.va.gov/visn19/education/media/#PostventionPodcasts

 

 

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