Groups at Increased Risk of Suicide (Grades 9-12)

Youth Suicide Risk (Grades 9-12)
Groups at Increased Risk of Suicide (Grades 9-12)

No one is immune from experiencing suicidal thoughts or mental health issues at times. However, some students are at greater risk than others. In this module, we discuss the challenges faced by students suffering from depression or other mental health issues; those who have been bullied; and members of the LGBTQ+ community and ways those students can get the help they need.

  1. Grades 9-12 - 8 minutes
    This version is designed for high school students in grades 9-12.
Course Authors
Scott Poland, Ed.D.
Scott Poland, Ed.D, is a nationally recognized expert on school bullying, youth violence, suicide intervention, self injury, school safety, threat assessment, parenting and the delivery of psychological services in schools. He is a Co-Director in the Suicide and Violence Prevention Office at Nova Southeastern University. Dr. Poland is the former president of the National Association of School Psychologists.