Scripts on how teachers facilitate discussion with their class after a suicide

So how do you be there for yourself and your students after a suicide loss and still get through the day?  How can you look for that student that might also be thinking of joining the one who died when your mind is mush? What do you say or do? And if you do it all wrong will that mean someone else will die?

You need to talk about suicide with your students. Counselors from outside don’t have the relationships with them that you have. They want to talk to you. Silence leaves students who are struggling with no opportunity … Read more...