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Dialogue game: Asking about suicide correctly

This is a brief simulated conversation about asking a person who may be suicidal how they are feeling, and correctly referring them to receive help. 

The simulation takes the form of a "dialogue game" and includes a script whereby the reader practices talking to someone who may be considering suicide. This exercise can be a useful practice opportunity given that the rates of suicide (at least in the United States) continue to...

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Jane Moore
Jane Moore (Faculty)
27 weeks ago
1/22 - Suicide has happened so frequently during the pandemic. It is important that teachers and teachers-to-be have a grasp on ways to approach students that might be suicidal.
Julie Evey
Julie Evey (Faculty)
2 years ago
According to the CDC, suicide rates increased in all states but one in the United States from 1996 to 2016, "More than half of people who died by suicide did not have a known mental health condition." It is critical that we become comfortable discussing this topic and know where to refer individuals.