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Title: Suicide Prevention Training


1
Suicide Prevention Training for All School Staff
Gatekeeper Training Brenda Jennings Wisconsin
Department of Public Instruction Revised April
2012
2
Goals for this Workshop
  • Participants will
  • Know reasons for school staff to prevent suicide
  • Know the warning signs
  • Know how to help students who show warning signs

3
Survivors Suggest
  • Use
  • Completed suicide
  • Died by suicide
  • Took his/her own life
  • Died of suicide
  • Avoid
  • Successful suicide attempt
  • Committed suicide it is not illegal

4
Reasons for School Staff To Prevent Suicide
  • 1 in 5 high school students report signs of
    depression
  • Suicide is the 2nd leading cause of death for
    Wisconsin youth
  • One suicide is too many, a life lost forever

DHS WISH, Injury Mortality Module (Accessed
03/12) 2011 WI YRBS
5
Reasons for School Staff To Prevent Suicide
  • Suicide affects the entire school-community,
    interrupts learning
  • Suicide is a long term solution to a short term
    problem
  • Most suicides can be prevented

6
Leading Causes of Death for Wisconsin Youth
From 2000-2010 (11 years) Deaths Among Youth age 5-19
Unintentional/accidents 1,791
Suicide 515
Cancer 320
Homicide/Assault 320
Congenital Malformations 144
Drowning 121
Diseases of the Heart 94
Suicideis the 2nd leading cause of death for
ages 5-19.
DHS WISH 2010 Injury Mortality Module (Accessed
03/12)
7
Wisconsin Youth Suicides 2000-2010
Age 2000 2001 2002 2003 2004 2005 2006 2007 2008 2009 2010 Sum
5-9 1 1 2
10-14 10 9 5 7 8 9 6 4 2 6 5 71
15-17 23 23 21 22 19 24 10 14 11 22 25 214
18-19 28 20 22 24 20 21 24 17 16 19 17 228
Sum 61 52 49 53 47 54 40 35 29 47 48 515
Suicideis the 2nd leading cause of death for
ages 5-19.
DHS WISH, Injury Mortality Module (Accessed 03/12)
8
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9
Lets look at those youth suicides
  • 418 Males, 97 Females (greater than a 41 ratio)
  • Firearms consists of about half of the deaths
    (238)
  • Suffocation (hanging) resulted in 213 deaths
  • Other methods include poisoning, falls, drowning,
    vehicles
  • DHS WISH Injury Mortality 2000-2010 (age
    5-19)(accessed 03/12)

10
Bullying
Students who report being bullied, as well as
those who admit to bullying others, have been
found to have significantly higher rates of
depression, suicidal ideation and suicidal
behaviors than students who do not report
experiences with bullying.
AFSP 2009, SPRC 2012
11
Know the Warning Signs
  • Withdraws from friends, family, others
  • Talks about hurting self
  • Feels lasting sadness, feels depression
  • Has a hard time concentrating
  • Feels anxious
  • School work gets worse
  • Increased alcohol or drug use

One suicide is too many
  • Youth Suicide Prevention School-Based Guide,
    2003, Louis de la Parte Florida Mental Health
    Institute
  • Updated 2012

12
Know the Warning Signs
  • Change in eating habits more or less
  • Change in sleep patterns more or less
  • Loss of interest in favorite activities
  • Frequent complaints about physical symptoms, body
    aches (stomachaches, headaches, fatigue)

MOST SuicideS can be prevented
  • Youth Suicide Prevention School-Based Guide,
    2003, Louis de la Parte Florida Mental Health
    Institute
  • Roberts, et. al, Journal of Youth and
    Adolescence, 2001 30 1-18.
  • Updated SPRC 2012

13
Know the Warning Signs
  • Uncontrolled anger, seeking revenge
  • Acting reckless
  • Feeling trapped, like there is no way out
  • Feeling hopeless
  • No sense of purpose in life

Suicide affects the entire school-community
  • Youth Suicide Prevention School-Based Guide,
    2003, Louis de la Parte Florida Mental Health
    Institute
  • Goldstein, et. al, J Consulting Clinical
    Psychiatry, 2008 Feb 76(1) 84-91
  • Updated SPRC 2012

14
Know the Warning Signs
  • Being intolerant of praise or rewards
  • Suddenly cheerful after a period of depression
  • Giving away favorite possessions
  • Making a last will testament

1 in 5 high school students report signs of
depression
  • Youth Suicide Prevention School-Based Guide,
    2003, Louis de la Parte Florida Mental Health
    Institute
  • Updated 2012

15
Urgent Warning Signs? Help is needed now!
  • Talks about hurting self
  • Looks for ways to kill self
  • Talking or writing about death, dying, or suicide
  • SAMHSA 1/11

16
When you see urgent warning signs
  • Dont shame Youre too sensitive. Grow up!
  • Dont delay Get help right away, dont wait.
  • Dont blame If you wanted a better grade, you
    would have worked harder.

17
When you see urgent warning signs
  • Dont give up Suicide is NOT a destiny
  • Dont do it alone Consult with principal or
    student services
  • Dont leave the student alone

18
Talk to them using ACT
  • A is for Acknowledge signs and symptoms, dont
    minimize their feelings
  • C is for showing Care and Concern for the
    person who is at-risk
  • T is for Tell a trusted adult who knows how to
    respond, including pupil services, heath
    educators, or administrators in your school
  • A l C l T
  • Acknowledge
  • Care, Concern
  • Tell

19
Acknowledge Say you understand they feel bad
  • That sounds really tough, Im sorry to hear it.
  • You have some major challenges on your plate.
  • Dont minimize their feelings by saying
  • Youll get over it.
  • Time heals all wounds.
  • Stop worrying about it.
  • A l C l T
  • Acknowledge
  • Care, Concern
  • Tell

20
Care and Concern Say you care
  • I would hate for any harm to come to you.
  • I dont want this to get any worse. Id really
    like to see you get some help.
  • Youre an important part of my class and I want
    to be sure you stay safe.
  • A l C l T
  • Acknowledge
  • Care, Concern
  • Tell

21
Tell someone
  • Bring student to someone trained to help
  • I know Ms. Jennings in the Student Services
    office, and she works with many students who are
    facing challenges like this. Lets go see her
    together.
  • A l C l T
  • Acknowledge
  • Care, Concern
  • Tell

22
Tell
  • Know the people at your school who are trained
  • Know your School Counselor, School Psychologist,
    School Social Worker, School Nurse, and other
    members of your Crisis Response Team. Take the
    student to see one of them right away, even if
    youre not sure if its a crisis.
  • If you cant take them, notify someone on the
    crisis team immediately.
  • A l C l T
  • Acknowledge
  • Care, Concern
  • Tell

23
Can I get in trouble if I do this wrong?
  • No. State law protects you if you are trying to
    help prevent suicide.
  • You are safe in trying to help students.
  • For private and public schools.

24
Means Restriction is THE BEST!
  • Firearms play a major role in suicide
  • We promote safe storage
  • 4 strategies to protect
  • trigger locks/cabinets
  • store unloaded
  • lock ammo
  • separate location
  • Grossman, JAMA 2/9/05

25
Remember, you can help
  • Look for warning signs
  • ACT
  • Acknowledge say you understand they feel bad
  • Care say you care
  • Tell bring them to someone trained to help

26
Resources
  • The National Suicide Prevention Lifeline is
    always available at
  • (800) 273-TALK or www.suicidepreventionlifeline.or
    g
  • Prevent Suicide Wisconsin www.preventsuicidewi.org
  • Department of Public Instruction
  • www.dpi.wi.gov/sspw/suicideprev.html

27
DPI Contacts
  • Nic Dibble
  • School Social Work Consultant
  • (608) 266-0963
  • nic.dibble_at_dpi.wi.gov
  • Jon Hisgen
  • Health Education Consultant
  • (608) 267-9234
  • jon.hisgen_at_dpi.wi.gov

28
DPI Contacts
  • Brenda Jennings
  • Education Consultant, Suicide Prevention
  • (608) 266-7051
  • brenda.jennings_at_dpi.wi.gov
  • Kathryn Bush
  • School Psychology Consultant
  • (608) 266-1999
  • kathryn.bush_at_dpi.wi.gov
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