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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, https://www.cdc.gov/vitalsigns/suicide/index.html. "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.