Utah College and Career Readiness Parent toolkit: This toolkit will provide resources and tools to help you and your child navigate and plan from kindergarten through high school to be college and career ready. http://www.uen.org/ccr/parent-toolkit/index.shtml
Being a parent of a teenager can be enjoyable but hard at times. You may not know how to support your student through this challenging time. This website has information to help you with suicide prevention, anti-bullying, internet safety, and equity and advocacy. http://www.uen.org/ccr/parent-toolkit/support.shtml
Suicide and Mental illnesses are a serious issue for some teens. Below are some links to different websites that have more information on mental illnesses, suicide prevention, warning signs and resources you or your student can use to get help in a crisis. Please take a moment to learn more about warning signs of suicide and what can be done to help yourself, a friend or your student.
**If you or someone you know is struggling with thoughts of suicide, call the suicide prevention hotline at 1-800-273-TALK
- There is a new APP for your students to help them when they are in a crisis click HERE to learn more about the SAFE UT app.
- The American Foundation for Suicide Prevention https://afsp.org/our-work/chapters/find-your-chapter/?gmw_address%5B0%5D&gmw_post=chapter&gmw_form=1&gmw_per_page=50&gmw_lat&gmw_lng&gmw_px=pt&action=gmw_post&gmw_distance=500&gmw_units=imperial&gmw_state=Utah
- The Jason Foundation- keeping more than dreams alive http://jasonfoundation.com/
- The National Alliance on Mental Illness- NAMI Utah http://www.namiut.org/
- The National Suicide Prevention Lifeline 1-800-273-TALK(8255) http://suicidepreventionlifeline.org/
- Salt Lake County/UNI Crisis Line: 801-587-3000
- Utah County Crisis Line: 801-691-5433
- Wasatch Mental Health Crisis Line: 801-373-7393
- For students who may be LGBTQO: the Utah Pride Center https://www.utahpridecenter.org/
- Trevor Project Hotline for LGBTQ teens: 1-866-488-7386
- Utah Chapter-American Foundation for Suicide Prevention: https://afsp.org/chapter/afsp-utah/