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New Bullying and Suicide Resource for School Personnel Released from CDC
Centers for Disease Control and Prevention
National Center for Injury Prevention and Control
Division of Violence Prevention
Calling all School Personnel: New Resource
About Bullying and Suicide

Do you work in a school setting and have concerns about bullying and suicide among school-aged youth?

If so, there is a new resource out of CDC’s Division of Violence Prevention, The Relationship between Bullying and Suicide: What We Know and What it Means for Schools<http://www.cdc.gov/violenceprevention/pdf/bullying-suicide-translation-final-a.pdf>, that may help. This resource provides you and other school personnel with:

 *   The most current research findings about the relationship between bullying and suicide among school-aged youth; and
 *   Action-oriented evidence-based suggestions to prevent and control bullying and suicide-related behavior in schools.

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 *   The Relationship between Bullying and Suicide: What We Know and What it Means for Schools<http://www.cdc.gov/violenceprevention/pdf/bullying-suicide-translation-final-a.pdf>

This document summarizes the latest research on the relationship between bullying and suicide-related behavior and suggests school-based strategies to prevent and control bullying and suicide-related behavior. Included are relevant research findings reported in the Journal of Adolescent Health’s July 2013 Supplement, “Bullying and Suicide: A Public Health Approach<http://www.jahonline.org/issues?issue_key=S1054-139X%2813%29X0015-1>.”

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 *   School personnel can help stop bullying and suicide-related behavior before they start. CDC has outlined actions that personnel can take to help students feel more connected and accepting of themselves and others. http://go.usa.gov/kjRB
 *   Teaching young people problem solving and coping skills can help prevent bullying and suicide-related behaviors. Here are more ways that school personnel can empower students to thrive.http://go.usa.gov/kjRB
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 *   Schools can stop bullying & suicide-related behavior before they start. @CDCInjury shows how. #VetoViolence http://go.usa.gov/kjRB
 *   Giving youth problem solving & coping skills helps prevent bullying/suicide. Learn more. @CDCInjury #VetoViolence http://go.usa.gov/kjRB

More Information
·  CDC: Featured Topic: Bullying Research<http://www.cdc.gov/violenceprevention/youthviolence/bullyingresearch/index.html>
·  CDC: Suicide Prevention<http://www.cdc.gov/violenceprevention/suicide/index.html>
·  Stopbullying.gov<http://www.stopbullying.gov/>
·  National Suicide Prevention Lifeline<http://www.suicidepreventionlifeline.org/>, 1-800-273-TALK (8255)


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