This list was compiled by Friends of Project 10 in Los Angeleswww.FriendsOfProject10.org
American Association of Suicidology www.suicidology.org
American Foundation for Suicide Prevention www.afsp.org
Signs of Suicide (SOS) www.mentalhealthscreening.org
Teen Screen Program www.teenscreen.org
Centers for Disease Control www.cdc.gov
National Suicide Hotline: 800.SUICIDE
TEEN LINE www.teenlineonline.org
The Trevor Project www.thetrevorproject.org
Stomp out Bullying:
Phone: (888) 347-KIDS
STOMP Out Bullying (a signature program of Love Our Children USA) focuses on reducing and preventing bullying, cyber bullying, sexting
and other digital abuse, educating against homophobia, racism and hatred, decreasing school absenteeism and truancy, and deterring violence in schools, playgrounds, online and in communities
across the country.
The Welcoming Schools Guide offers tools, lessons and resources on embracing family diversity, avoiding gender stereotyping and ending bullying and name-calling. Start changing Minds early with these ideas for activism (Grades K-5)
Website access only: http://www.welcomingschools.org/
(Submitted by Jennifer Meneray)
Responding to Teen Suicide: What You Need to Know
Suicide Prevention and Intervention
Resources for adults:
Bullying Training Guide, the Los Angeles Unified School District
Safe Schools Coalition, addressing LGBT Issues in schools, headquartered in Washington
California Safe Schools Coalition
*Resources for the classroom:
Look, Listen, Link and Help Every Living Person, suicide prevention curricula for middle and high school, respectively, from the Youth Suicide Prevention Project
Let's Get Real .. film and discussion guide from Groundspark about bullying for middle school
Lipstick and Who I Am ... films and discussion guides from Scenarios USA written by youth, performed by pros & discussion guides, about friendship, coming out, and more for middle and high school
*Free Speakers' Bureau in the Los Angeles Area
GLIDE (Gays and Lesbians Initiating Dialogue for Equality)
*GLSEN'S SAFE SCHOOLS KIT
This kit is downloadable on GLSEN's web site at www.glsen.org. Click on "tools and kits" students.
*MODELS OF PRIDE CONFERENCE FOR PARENTS, EDUCATORS, SERVICE PROVIDERS, AND OF COURSE, STUDENTS --Saturday, October 9, Occidental College in Los Angeles.
*Make It Better Project "It Gets Better" video
The GSA Network will be promoting a nationwide Make It Better Week of Action for October 5-11 in partnership with grassroots activists and other organizations.
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Hugs and Blessings,