How To Help A Student Who Has Attempted Suicide

Originally published at: https://www.bark.us/blog/how-help-student-who-attempted-suicide/

September is National Suicide Prevention Awareness Month, creating awareness around the issues of suicide prevention, promoting resources, ways to help others and how to talk about suicide without increasing the risk of harm. We welcome guest blogger, Steve Johnson, Co-creator of PublicHealthLibrary.org, who shares his insights on what happens after a suicide attempt and ways educators can help a student who has attempted suicide return to school. What Happens After a Suicide Attempt As an educator, it’s always difficult to see a student in trouble and not be able to help them. One of the most traumatic experiences — for…