As a “Something to Think About,” the title of this really struck me. The page is titled, “We Can All Prevent Suicide.” This means you are part of helping others through their struggles. If your person mentions suicide, bring them to me (or another adult). And do it - even if they don't want to go to the adult. It is your job to help your friend - it is NOT your job to figure out what to do next. That's my job - and I definitely want to do it!
This week is National Suicide Prevention Week, September 9 – 15, 2018, with World Suicide Prevention Day on the 10th. With the help of some NHS members, we will post #iwontbesilent campaign posters. For people your age, suicide is considered the "silent epidemic" - but it is time to no longer be silent about suicide. It's time talk about suicide and about what we can do to help!
All of us can do something. Do you see someone who keeps to him or herself? Walk up to them, say hello. If you don't do it, who will – who should?
FOUR OUT OF FIVE TEENS WHO ATTEMPT SUICIDE GIVE CLEAR WARNING SIGNS.
Using art to slow traffic down. What do you think? Is it a good thing – or is it more dangerous? If nothing else, the picture of it is cool.
President Macron, France, has made cell phones in schools illegal. Check out the link. I would love to know what you think about all of this!
Something to Think About is exactly what it says! These are suppose to get your brain thinking about the article!