Hope Policy Academy Resources

Below are all of the resources found on the Hope Policy Academy Website organized in alphabetical order. You can find these resources organized by subject under each tab of the navigation menu.

Resources for Racial and Social Justice in Suicide Prevention

SPRC Recommended Resources:

School-Base Suicide Prevention Resources

Below you will find a list of some of the many resources that exist in assisting school-stakeholders in their suicide prevention, intervention, and postvention policy and practice development.

About the AFSP Model School Policy Priorities
ACT on FACTS free online training, Society for the Prevention of Teen Suicide
Action Alliance Framework for Successful Messaging
AFSP Model School Policy: PDF
AFSP Model School Policy: Video
AFSP: Recommendations for Reporting on Suicide
American Association of Suicidology: Suicide Reporting Recommendations
An Integrated Public Health Approach, World Health Organization
Care, Assess, Respond, Empower (CARE) model, Youth.gov
Choosing a Suicide Prevention Gatekeeper Training: A Comparison Table, Suicide Prevention Resource Center
Communities, Suicide Prevention Resource Center
Conversations Matter, Everymind online resources for discussing suicide
Counseling on access to lethal means online course, Suicide Prevention Resource Center
Family members and caregivers, Suicide Prevention Resource Center
Healthy Mind and Body: A Mental Health and Suicide Prevention Guide, True Recovery
It’s time to talk about it: A family guide for youth suicide prevention, University of South Florida
K-12 Toolkit for Mental Health Promotion and Suicide Prevention, HEARD Alliance
Lethal Means Counseling for Parents of Youth Seeking Emergency Care for Suicidality, The Western Journal of Emergency Medicine
Parents, Guardians, and Families, Crisis Support Services of Alameda County
Parents, Society for the Prevention of Teen Suicide
Positive Mental Health: Resilience Issue Brief, Suicide Prevention Resource Center
Postvention as Prevention: Video
Preparing for and Responding to Death by Suicide: Responding to and Working with the Media
Preventing Suicide: A Toolkit for High Schools, Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration (SAMHSA)
Preventing Youth Suicide, National Association of School Psychologists 
Preventing Youth Suicide: Tips for Parents and Educators, National Association of School Psychologists (NASP)
QPR Gatekeeper Training for Suicide Prevention, Suicide Prevention Resource Center
Recommendations for Families, Harvard School of Public Health
Risk Assessment and Safety Planning Tool
Risk Formulation and Safety Planning Tool
Safety Planning Intervention for Suicidal Individuals, free online training from New York State Center of Mental Health
SAMHSA Issue Brief: Suicide Prevention in Schools, Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration (SAMHSA)
“Saving Holden Caulfield: Long and Short-term Strategies for Preventing Youth Suicide” recorded webinar from the National Association of State Mental Health Program Directors
Save a Friend: Tips for Teens to Prevent Suicide, National Association of School Psychologists
School-Based Youth Suicide Prevention Guide: Responding to and Working with the Media
School-Based Youth Suicide Prevention Guide: Responding to and Working with the Media (Checklist Tool)
SPRC Safe Messaging Guidelines
SPRC: Media Guidelines for Administrators Who May Interact with Reporters about Youth Suicide
SPRC: Recommendations for Reporting on Suicide
State Laws: Suicide Prevention in Schools, American Foundation for Suicide Prevention (AFSP)
Suicide Intervention Manual, Blue Valley School District
Suicide Prevention Strategies: A Systematic Review, University of Washington Department of Psychiatry
Suicide Risk Assessment Checklist
Suicide Screening in Adolescents, Arkansas Children’s Hospital
The Myths and Facts of Youth Suicide, Office of Suicide Prevention at the Nevada Division of Public and Behavioral Health
The Trevor Project Model School Policy, American Foundation for Suicide Prevention, the American School Counselor Association, and the National Association of School Psychologists
The Youth Suicide Prevention School-Based Guide, University of South Florida
To Live to See the Great Day That Dawns Preventing Suicide by American Indian and Alaska Native Youth and Young Adults, SAMHSA
University of Washington: Forefront Suicide Prevention Media Guidelines
What is Complex Trauma? A Resource Guide for Youth and Those Who Care About Them, National Child Traumatic Stress Network
Zero Suicide Suicide Screening and Risk Assessment Tools