Annual Suicide Prevention Symposium


Resource Guide

The Resource Guide from the San Diego County Suicide Prevention Council is now available.  This document includes suicide prevention and mental health resources for school staff, educators, students, and parents. Please feel free to send and share this document with your networks. Click the link below

https://www.sdchip.org/wp-content/uploads/2020/07/San-Diego-County-Suicide-Prevention-Council-Resource-Guide-for-Schools-2020_Updated-.pdf

Ninth District PTA Annual Suicide Prevention Symposium

Due to COVID19 precautions the event has been cancelled for 2020.  Future plans are being developed – watch this page for more information. For further information, or if you need help immediately click the link below.

Click the link above to go to up2sd.org.

Thinking of suicide? Or know someone who might be?

Call or text 1-800-273-TALK (8255) or (888)724-7240

Know the Warning Signs:

  • Talking about wanting to die
  • Looking for a way to kill oneself
  • Talking about being a burden to others
  • Talking about feeling hopeless or having no purpose
  • Talking about feeling trapped or in unbearable pain
  • Increasing use of alcohol or drugs
  • Acting anxious, agitated or recklessly
  • Sleeping too little or too much
  • Showing rage or talking about seeking revenge
  • Withdrawing or feeling isolated
  • Displaying Extreme mood swings

Risk is greater if a behavior is new or has increased and if it seems related to painful events, loss, or change.