Suicide Awareness

Arlington Public Schools video on suicide prevention resources can be found here.

Suicide Prevention Guidelines for Virginia Public Schools 2020

Suicide Prevention Padlet

Mental Health and Suicide Prevention During Covid-19 for Parents, Caregivers and Teachers

Suicide Prevention in the Virtual Setting
Presented by: Ben Fernandez, Loudoun County Public Schools

Part 1: Prevention

Part 2: Intervention

Additional Resources 

Suicide Prevention Resources and Discussion Guide

Suicide Intervention Resources and Discussion Guide

Suicide Prevention Hotline
1-844-493-2855 or text “TALK” to 38255.

SOS Signs of Suicide® Prevention Program Resources:

SOS Parent Newsletter
Youth Depression & Suicide Myths & Facts
Risk Factors, Warning Signs, and Precipitating Events
Helping Youth Who Self-Injure

If you are in crisis, take action! If someone you care about is in crisis, take action! You have options:

  • Call 9-1-1
  • Go to the nearest emergency room at your local hospital.
  • Call Arlington Emergency Mental Health 703-228-5160.

Go to In Crisis/Need Help Now? for important phone numbers, tips for students and families, and additional links to emergency information.