Suicide Prevention Month September 2021
Each week in September has a theme to promote special elements of Suicide Prevention. At the link below you will find each week's designated theme, along with hand-selected and aligned resources. Additionally, each week we will have a short webinar featuring leaders in Suicide Prevention from throughout the state. You can view an introduction to this webinar series and check out the information for week one by viewing the video below.
Week 1 Theme: "BeThe1To"
Week 2 Theme: "BeThereVA"
Week 3 Theme: "KeepThemSafeVA"
Week 4 Theme: "HelpThemConnectVA"
Week 5 Theme: "FollowUpVA"
In recognition of National Suicide Prevention Month, the VDOE is teaming up with the Department of Behavioral Health and Developmental Services (DBHDS), the Virginia Department of Health (VDH), the Virginia Academy of School Psychologists (VASP), the Virginia School Counseling Association (VSCA), the Virginia Association of School Counselors (VASC), the Virginia Association of School Social Workers (VASSW), and other community partners to promote Suicide Prevention Month in Virginia.