Protect children from exploitation by recognizing the risk factors and warning signs, knowing how to respond, and supporting students who have been victimized. Child exploitation can take many forms and affect young people of any background, demographic, or geographic location. Victimization can take place directly on school ground as well as through online or social …
Category: Mental Health
This section provides mental health resources related to the safety and security of New Hampshire's schools.
Foundations of Targeted Violence Prevention eLearning (DHS) [February 2023]
DHS, Wisconsin DOJ, and Wisconsin DPI Partner to Launch Targeted Violence Prevention Course Washington, DC – The Department of Homeland Security (DHS), Office of Intelligence and Analysis, National Threat Evaluation and Reporting (NTER) Office has partnered with the Wisconsin Department of Justice (DOJ) and the Wisconsin Department of Public Instruction (DPI) to release an eLearning module …
Best Practice Considerations for Armed Assailant Drills in Schools (NASP) [October 2022]
The National Association of School Psychologists, the National Association of School Resource Officers, and Safe and Sound Schools have partnered to provide updated guidance on Best Practice Considerations for Armed Assailant Drills in Schools. The author organizations represent key stakeholders in school safety and crisis planning, preparedness, and implementation. We have expertise and extensive first-hand experience with …
The National 988 Suicide & Crisis Lifeline is here, adding to NH’s robust crisis landscape (NH DHHS) [July 2022]
• New Hampshire is announcing the launch of 988, the new three-digit dialing code that will route callersto the National Suicide Prevention Lifeline (NSPL). People can call 988 to be connected with trainedcounselors that are part of the existing NSPL network.• 988 is a national system. The 988 call center routes calls by area code, …
NH Rapid Response Access Point (NH DHHS) [May 2022]
If you or someone you care about is having a mental health or substance use crisis, NH Rapid Response Access Point offers a personalized, non-judgmental, and team approach to care – that you can access quickly. Visit NH988.com for more information.
Office of Social and Emotional Wellness Toolkits (NHED) [February 2023]
The Office of Social and Emotional Wellness (OSEW) has created a portal on their website that holds wellness toolkits for educators. The intent of this portal is to provide educators with information about initiatives they offer, services provided, and to connect educators with resources in support of work in New Hampshire schools. Training toolkits were created …
Overview of Resources Available (SchoolSafety.Gov) [May 2022]
The site serves as a one-stop access point for the American public and school communities
to find information, resources, guidance, and best practices on a range of school safety
topics and threats.
Governor Sununu Signs SB 282, relative to suicide prevention education in schools [August 2019]
Senate Bill (SB) 282 directly relates to Recommendation 8 from the task force. Recommendation 8 calls for an increase and promotion of evidence-based best practice suicide prevention training in schools. The purpose of SB282 is to reduce the number of suicides in the school population by ensuring suicide prevention education and training is available. SB282 …