Prevention Education Programs
Many states have mandated requirements that schools in grades 6-12 provide suicide intervention training for teachers, faculty, and administrators. Minding Your Mind’s program facilitators are trained to provide two Best Practice Registry Programs, QPR and Just Talk About It. The QPR program fulfills the requirements of all states’ mandates and Just Talk About It varies on a state-by-state basis.
The primary goal of the faculty programs is to increase knowledge about teen mental health issues. These programs assist teachers and school staff members in recognizing when a student is in crisis, learn how stress affects a teenager, identify the symptoms of depression and the warning signs most often associated with suicide, and learn what to do to help a student or friend