Suicide Prevention, Intervention and Postvention Protocol
The purpose of this protocol is to provide administrators and staff with information on suicide prevention, intervention and postvention. Suicide is a complex and multifaceted issue. Coping with suicide and creating suicide safer communities requires a combination of prevention initiatives, specific intervention procedures and postvention strategies. There is no single formula for preventing suicide. This protocol provides staff with best practice, step-by-step actions to respond sensitively and effectively to suicide risk.
- P.12 Suicide Prevention, Intervention and Postvention Protocol
- P.12-Appendix A Suicide Prevention Team in Your School
- P.12-Appendix B Sample Letter to Parents
- P.12-Appendix C Script for Notifying Students in Classes
First adopted: September 2014
Revision history: May 2019