Graduation....................................................................................................................................................................30 Permanent Memorials and Scholarships..................................................................................................................30 Creative Suggestions..................................................................................................................................................30 Tool for Making Decisions about Memorials............................................................................................................31 Social Media..........................................................................................................................................32 Key Considerations......................................................................................................................................................33 Involve Students..........................................................................................................................................................34 Disseminate Information............................................................................................................................................34 Online Memorial Pages...............................................................................................................................................35 Monitor and Respond .................................................................................................................................................36 Suicide Contagion.................................................................................................................................37 Key Considerations......................................................................................................................................................38 Identifying Other Students at Possible Risk for Suicide..........................................................................................38 Connecting with Local Mental Health Resources....................................................................................................39 Suicide Clusters...........................................................................................................................................................39 Bringing in Outside Help .......................................................................................................................40 Going Forward.......................................................................................................................................42 Appendices...........................................................................................................................................44 Appendix A: Tools and Templates.............................................................................................45 Sample Guidelines for Initial All-Staff Meeting........................................................................................................45 Sample Death Notification Statement for Students.................................................................................................47 Sample Death Notification Statement for Parents...................................................................................................50 Sample Agenda for Parent Meeting...........................................................................................................................53 Tips for Talking about Suicide....................................................................................................................................55 Sample Media Statement...........................................................................................................................................57 Key Messages for Media Spokesperson...................................................................................................................59 Making Decisions about School-Related Memorials...............................................................................................60 Facts about Suicide in Adolescents .........................................................................................................................61 Youth Warning Signs and What to Do in a Crisis......................................................................................................63 Appendix B: Additional Resources............................................................................................64 Crisis Response...........................................................................................................................................................64 Helping Students Cope...............................................................................................................................................65 Working with the Community.....................................................................................................................................65 Working with the Media..............................................................................................................................................66 Memorialization...........................................................................................................................................................66 Social Media.................................................................................................................................................................66 Suicide Contagion.......................................................................................................................................................66 Appendix C: Additional Reviewers of the First Edition..............................................................68