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After a Suicide: A Toolkit for Schools

This toolkit is designed to assist schools in the aftermath of a suicide (or other death) in the school community.

Developed by the American Foundation for Suicide Prevention (AFSP) and the Suicide Prevention Resource Center (SPRC), in consultation with a diverse group of national experts, including school-based personnel, clinicians, researchers, and crisis response professionals, After a Suicide: A Toolkit for Schools is an online resource for schools facing the suicide death of a student or other member of the school community. The Toolkit incorporates relevant existing material and research findings as well as references, templates, and links to additional information and assistance.

Room in the Inn

Room in the Inn’s mission is to provide programs that emphasize human development and recovery through education, self-help and work, centered in community and long-term support for those who call the streets of Nashville home.

Home of Guiding Hands (HGH)

Home of Guiding Hands (HGH) was created as a result of a small, but dedicated and ambitious group of leaders in East County San Diego. Since our inception in 1961, Home of Guiding Hands has provided benchmark programming and housing for men, women, and children with developmental disabilities. We don’t see ourselves as caregivers; rather, we are partners, facilitators, community members and teachers.

StandUp For Kids

StandUp For Kids is a nationally recognized non-profit charity that works directly with thousands of homeless youth across the country. They remain a nearly all-volunteer organization that prioritizes the needs of the youth we serve. Simply put, they are there to empower homeless and at-risk youth toward lifelong personal growth, and to create in these youth a sincere belief in themselves through open, straightforward counseling, mentoring, and life-skills training.

National Coalition for the Homeless

The National Coalition for the Homeless is a national network of people who are currently experiencing or who have experienced homelessness, activists and advocates, community-based and faith-based service providers, and others committed to a single mission: To prevent and end homelessness while ensuring the immediate needs of those experiencing homelessness are met and their civil rights protected.

U Can’t B Erased

The mission of U Can’t B Erased is to empower teens and those around them to recognize, overcome, and be unashamed of their mental illnesses.

The Ophelia Project

The Ophelia Project empowers and encourages teenage girls to increase their sense of self-worth and maximize their potential contribution to society. is a free, confidential tool that helps individuals take steps toward a healthy relationship with drugs and alcohol. It was developed with the input of leading clinicians, experts from leading organizations like SAMHSA, and people in recovery themselves. Here, individuals can hear stories from people with similar life experiences, discover the answers they need for recognizing and dealing with substance use issues, and locate support. Family and friends can learn about addiction and how to encourage treatment and support sober living on the website.

10 Team-Building Games For Students

10 Team-Building Games for a Friendlier Classroom is a fantastic free resource for developing relationships and a positive tone in the classroom.


BOKS (Build Our Kids’ Success), an initiative of the Reebok Foundation, is a physical activity program aimed to get children moving to combat the physical inactivity epidemic.


TED-Ed is TED’s youth and education initiative. TED-Ed’s mission is to spark and celebrate the ideas of teachers and students around the world.

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This website has 7 self-care strategies that teachers can utilize in their classrooms.