Tag: Mental Health

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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School Resource Officer Flier (NH HSEM) [September 2019]

School Resource Officers are proactive school-based law enforcement officers who rely on positive relationships between officers and students. These relationships build trust between SROs and the student body, reduces school safety issues, and promotes perceptions of safety. Learn more about what an SRO is and the role they play on this informational document provided by …

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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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