Tag: Families

Suicide Prevention Resource Guide (NH Department of Education) [July 2020]

During the 2019 legislative session, NH lawmakers passed Senate Bill 282. The focus of the bill was to address the critically important issue of suicide prevention for school-age children. SB 282 was created out of the recognition that suicide is a complex issue that necessitates resources from schools, families, and the community to all be …

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A Comprehensive Approach to Suicide Prevention (Suicide Prevention Resource Center) [July 2020]

Strategies, Programs, and Practices to Consider Effective suicide prevention is comprehensive: it requires a combination of efforts that work together to address different aspects of the problem. The model above shows nine strategies that form a comprehensive approach to suicide prevention and mental health promotion. Each strategy is a broad goal that can be advanced through …

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Coming Together to End Youth Homelessness in NH (DHHS) [March 2020]

Thursday, March 5, 2020 from 9:00 AM to 3:30PM at Southern NH University, 2500 North River Road, Manchester, NH The DHHS Bureau of Housing Supports is so excited to be working together with each of NH’s Continuums of Care (CoC) to coordinate an event to collectively focus on youth homelessness in NH.  We are gathering …

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Coming Together to End Youth Homelessness in NH


  • March 5, 2020
    9:00 am - 3:30 pm

The DHHS Bureau of Housing Supports is so excited to be working together with each of NH’s Continuums of Care (CoC) to coordinate an event to collectively focus on youth homelessness in NH.  We are gathering youth, non-profit agencies, CoC subrecipients working with youth (including outreach), and many community partners for a program that includes (more…)

National Threat Assessment Center Report on Protecting American Schools (USSS) [November 2019]

Ensuring the safety of children at school is a responsibility that belongs to everyone, including law enforcement, school staff, mental health practitioners, government officials, and members of the general public. To aid in these efforts, the U.S. Secret Service National Threat Assessment Center (NTAC) studied 41 incidents of targeted school violence that occurred at K-12 …

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School Identification Cards Recommendations (NH HSEM) [November 2019]

School Identification (ID) cards, when issued and worn, are a form of access control that ensures individuals on school property are easily identified. Credentials for faculty, staff, and visitors play a key role in identifying persons during emergencies. Emergency responders, parents, and students need a way to rapidly identify authorized personnel. Identifying visitors in the …

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School Emergency Supplies for Shelter In Place (NH HSEM) [November 2019]

Every school should store emergency supplies in preparation for an emergency that requires students and staff to shelter in place at the school building. The school safety team should select supplies that address the needs of the specific school’s population, climate, facilities, and resources. Due to the importance of emergency supplies, the school safety plan …

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Task Force Chair Perry Plummer on WGIR NH Today with Update (NH HSEM) [October 2019]

10/25/2019   8:00 am NH Department of Safety Assistant Commissioner and Task Force Chair Perry Plummer joined Jack Heath on NH Today to discuss NH Safe Schools Week and updates to the NH School Safety Preparedness Task Force.

America’s Safe Schools Week 2019

America’s Safe Schools Week is October 20-26, 2019. Safe Schools week occurs every October and is designed to raise public awareness and improve the safety of our schools by educating students, staff and community members about school safety issues including conflict resolution, bullying prevention, and relationship building. This Safe Schools Week, New Hampshire Homeland Security …

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Jesse Lewis Choose Love Movement Announces: Champions Choose Love (JLCLM) [September 2019]

Modeled after the Choose Love Enrichment Program, Champions Choose Love focuses on the Social Emotional Learning Skills a team leader can utilize to develop self-awareness, strengthen relationships with coaches, teammates and competitors, and develop responsible decision-making skills. There are five lessons, including the introduction, that take approximately 20 minutes each to complete. The lessons focus …

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