Community Event: CDE Suicide Prevention Webinar (English)

Community Event: CDE Suicide Prevention Webinar (English)
10/13/2022, 6:00 PM 7:00 PM

As we continue through challenging and unconventional times, it is important that we are alert and paying attention to the mental health of our children and teens. We can do this by learning or revisiting the signs of when a young person might be in distress and possibly contemplating suicide and learning what to say and do if suicidal ideation is present.

 The California Department of Education, Directing Change, and TeenLine are hosting a free webinar and Facebook Live event: (https//

Suicide Prevention 101 for Parents: Recognizing Signs and What to Do.  This free webinar will provide information about suicide prevention for parents, including warning signs for suicide, how to have a conversation with their teen, actions to take if their teen is having suicidal thoughts, and resources.  The webinar is provided in partnership with the California Department of Education, the Directing Change Program, and Teen Line.

In English:


Additional Resources:

  • Suicide Prevention: A Resource for Parents Brochure: This e-brochure includes questions parents can ask themselves to assess if their teen might be at risk of suicide and actions to take.  Tips on raising resilient teens as well as resources are provided.
  • Prevención del Suicidio: Un Recurso Para Padres: Este folleto electrónico incluye preguntas que los padres pueden hacerse para evaluar si su hijo/a adolescente podría estar en riesgo de suicidio y las acciones que debe tomar. Se ofrecen recursos tanto como consejos sobre cómo criar adolescentes con capacidad de recuperación.

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