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Suicide Prevention Resources

The Counselors, Teachers, School Psychologist, Administration, and every other adult in the building are committed to helping students find ways to cope with the hard things in their lives.

Warning Signs*

Four out of five teens who attempt suicide give clear warning signs.

Warning signs of suicidal ideation include, but are not limited, to the following:

  • Talking about suicide
  • Making statements about feeling hopeless, helpless, or worthless
  • A deepening depression
  • Preoccupation with death
  • Taking unnecessary risks or exhibiting self-destructive behavior
  • Out of character behavior
  • A loss of interest in the things one cares about
  • Visiting or calling people one cares about
  • Making arrangements; setting one’s affairs in order
  • Giving prized possessions away

Along with these warning signs, there are certain Risk Factors that can elevate the possibility of suicidal ideation.

  • Perfectionist personalities
  • Gay and Lesbian youth
  • Learning disabled youth
  • Loners
  • Youth with low self- esteem
  • Depressed youth
  • Students in serious trouble
  • Abused, Molested or Neglected Youth
  • Genetic predisposition
  • Parental history of violence, substance abuse, or divorce

*Taken from:

Myths about Suicide & Suicide Prevention

Jordan School District Health and Wellness

  • Jordan School District has a variety of health and wellness resources, including a list of therapists, their contact information, insurance information, and rates. This website also has information for grief support, suicide prevention, family counseling, and several other resources as well.

Jordan Family Education Center

  • Free evening classes on a variety of topics for students and families
  • Short term counseling for students
  • Lending library where families can check out books on a variety of mental health topics

SafeUT Crisis & Tip Line

  • SafeUT App to call or chat with a crisis counselor 24/7 at 1-800-273-8255
  • Report bullying, illegal substances, fights, etc. to school personnel

Resources for Students and Parents