The student assistance program has been an integral part of Pennsylvania schools since 1984-85!! Take a look at who we are - what was and what is.
Information for SAP team members – lots of great resources to help support you on the front line of supporting student achievement!
National Suicide Prevention Awareness
Suicide Prevention Week
: September 9th – 15th
Suicide Prevention Day
: Monday, September 10th
Schools and SAP Teams may consider recognizing this month,
week, or day through awareness events and activities, trainings and educational
programs, and resource dissemination. Here
are some ideas:
students develop a video, audio clip, or poster for Prevent Suicide PA’s 7th
Annual PSA Contest for Suicide Prevention
past PSA contest submissions
to engage students in discussions
about suicide prevention and helpful resources
staff participate in an online class through Prevent Suicide PA’s
Suicide Prevention Online Learning Center
a suicide prevention educational program for students from Prevent Suicide PA
and the Garrett Lee Smith Youth Suicide Prevention Grant’s new
resource guide for schools. Visit Prevent Suicide PA’s Act 71 page for additional training and school policy resources.
Letter For Schools,
Ideas For Action
hesitate to contact your PNSAS Regional Coordinator for assistance or
additional ideas for recognizing this important month!
Check out the impact of SAP!
Click here for SAP Talking Points - 33 Years
Click Here to download the most recent County Coordination Update
Assisting school personnel in identifying issues such as alcohol, tobacco, other drugs, and mental health issues that pose a barrier to a student’s success.
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