Youth

El Paso County Public Health convenes a workgroup of over 90 community partners to take collective action in support of youth mental health and suicide prevention.

Workgroup Objectives:

  • Identify community needs and assets
  • Improve community networking and partnerships
  • Develop an action plan for comprehensive, community-driven strategies to prevent youth suicide

Resources:

> Issue Brief and Call to Action for Suicide Prevention and Postvention In Schools (PDF)

> Diversus Health Suicide Prevention and Response (PDF)

> Teen Mental Health First Aid

> The School Mental Health Tool Kit

> Sources of Strength
A best practice youth suicide prevention project designed to harness the power of peer social networks to change unhealthy norms and culture, ultimately preventing suicide, bullying, and substance abuse.

> Beyond the Curve
Led by a collective of Pikes Peak teens, we’ve gathered resources, tips, and support to help you go Beyond the Curve.

Try Something New

Adjusting To Change

The following materials are created by the Office of Suicide Prevention and are free to download and share. Hard copies of these materials are available by submitting this form.