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Suicide Prevention Resources

Coping with mental health concerns negatively impacts young people’s ability to meet the many demands of school, including cognitive demands for learning; social and emotional demands for making friends and behaving according to school rules, norms, and expectations; and physical demands for being active throughout the school day. Below are resources for students, families, teachers, and community members.

Suicide Prevention Resources

Preventing Suicide
A Toolkit for High Schools

After an Attempt: A Guide for Taking Care of Yourself After Your Treatment in the Emergency Department

After an Attempt: A Guide for Taking Care of Your Family Member After Treatment in the Emergency Department

Suicide Prevention in Indian Country

Helping Your Loved One Who is Suicidal
A Guide for Family & Friends

Talking Points for Students & Staff After a Suicide Attempt

Other Mental Health Resources

Bullying Prevention Resources

Bullying Prevention in Indian Country

KnowBullying App
The KnowBullying app helps you make the most of each opportunity to talk by giving you helpful reminders and conversation starters.

Trauma Resources

Understanding Child Trauma - English

Entendamos el trauma infantil

Tips for Talking With and Helping Children and Youth Cope After a Disaster or Traumatic Event
A guide for parents, caregivers, and teachers.

Wellness Resources

Creating a Healthier Life: A Step-by-Step Guide to Wellness

IN Crisis

National Suicide Prevention Hotline
800-273-TALK (8255)

The California Peer-Run Warm Line
(855) 845-7415
The California Peer-Run Warm Line offers non-emergency emotional support and referrals to anyone in the state needing mental health help.

Mondays-Fridays: 7a-11p | Saturdays: 7a-3p | Sundays: 7a-9p

Local Mental Health Organizations

North Bay Suicide Prevention Hotline of Lake County
(855) 587-6373

Lake County Behavioral Health Psych Emergency Services
(800) 900-2075

National Mental Health Organizations

The Jed Foundation
Promoting emotional health and preventing suicide.

Know the Signs
Know the Signs is a statewide suicide prevention social marketing campaign built on three key messages: Know the signs. Find the words. Reach out.

The Trevor Lifeline
(for LGBTQ youth)

(866) 488-7386

Warning Signs & Where To Find Help

There are a variety of resources on-campus and in the community that can help you be an effective gatekeeper. Remember, you are not alone when it comes to helping a student in distress. Use your resources! 

What are the Warning Signs?

  • Talking about wanting to die or kill oneself.
  • Looking for a way to kill oneself, such as searching online or buying a gun.
  • Talking about feeling hopeless or having no reason to live.
  • Talking about feeling trapped or in unbearable pain.
  • Talking about being a burden to others.
  • Increasing the use of alcohol or drugs.
  • Acting anxious or agitated; behaving recklessly.
  • Sleeping too little or too much.
  • Withdrawing or feeling isolated.
  • Showing rage or talking about seeking revenge.
  • Displaying extreme mood swings.
Suicide prevention


Kelseyville Elementary School
School Counselor
Nicole Sherrill
(707) 279-4232

Riviera Elementary School
School Counselor
 Ashlee Proud-Moreno
(707) 277-6050

Mountain Vista Middle School
School Counselors
Susan Brin & Suzanne Davidson
(707) 279-4060

Kelseyville High School
School Counselors
Casey Carlson & Kathy Parker
(707) 279-4923

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