Tag: Mental Health

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 …

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Youth Mental Health First Aid Train-the-Trainer Classes (NH DOE)

This comprehensive 3-day training prepares individuals to train others in Youth Mental Health First Aid. We are actively expanding our instructor capacity and would love to have you join us if you have a passion for keeping NH’s youth healthy and empowering others to do the same. Educators and afterschool staff members, parents/guardians, health professionals, …

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Suicide Postvention Training for Education (NAMI NH) [May 2019]

A suicide death can have a devastating impact on a school community. Since knowing someone who has died by suicide is one of the highest risk factors for suicide, taking steps to reduce risk and promote healing after a suicide (postvention) becomes an integral part of suicide prevention efforts. Connect Suicide Postvention Training is a …

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Youth Leaders – Partnering with Adults in Youth Suicide Prevention (NAMI NH) [May 2019]

Friends of youth at risk are typically the ones who see suicidal warnings before adults. Because youth may not know what to do about a friend at risk or may keep a suicidal plan “secret”, it is important for youth to be trained in suicide prevention and intervention. Research has consistently shown that teens training …

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Suicide Prevention/Intervention Training for Education (NAMI NH) [May 2019]

School personnel are well positioned to notice changes in youth behaviors, attitudes, academic performance and social interactions which may signal symptoms of depression, substance abuse and other suicide risk factors. A unique community-based intervention, Connect increases the competence of school communities to promote suicide prevention, recognize individuals at risk and respond to individuals who are …

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Connect Online Suicide Prevention Training for School Personnel (NAMI NH) [May 2019]

School personnel are well positioned to notice changes in youth behaviors, attitudes, academic performance and social interactions which may signal symptoms of depression, substance misuse, and suicide risk. A unique community-based intervention, Connect increases the competence of school communities to prevent suicide by recognizing and responding to individuals at risk. This training includes interactive case …

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Recognize the Warning Signs for Suicide to Save Lives! (NAMI NH) [May 2019]

Sometimes it can be difficult to tell warning signs from “normal” behavior, especially in adolescents. Ask yourself, Is the behavior I am seeing very different for this particular person? Also, recognize that sometimes those who are depressed can appear angry, irritable, and/or hostile in addition to withdrawn and quiet. Learn more about warning signs by …

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Bureau of Student Wellness Professional Development Training (NH DOE) [May 2019]

The key to a successful Student Wellness program is continual learning and training. Below please find a calendar of upcoming training, events, and professional development opportunities that are either directly sponsored by the Bureau of Student Wellness or are hosted by another organization this is connected with our work in some way.

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May Activity Calendar for NH (NH DOE) [May 2019]

May is Mental Health Awareness Month. Click the link below for an interactive activity calendar for NH students, teachers, families & communities.

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Youth Mental Health First Aid Training (NH DOE) [May 2019]

Youth Mental Health First Aid USA is a public education program that introduces participants to the unique risk factors and warning signs of mental health problems in adolescents, builds understanding of the importance of early intervention, and teaches adult individuals how to help an adolescent in crisis or experiencing a mental health challenge. Youth Mental …

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