You can learn more about preventing suicide by visiting the websites below:
Railway of Hope: The Movie
AASG has produced a 25-minute film, Railway of Hope. The film is being distributed to all Alaska High Schools along with a discussion guide starting in October 2013. Railway of Hope can be used in high school classes and for teacher training. You can request the film for your school by emailing firstname.lastname@example.org.
Access the helpline (1-877-266-4357), live chat, text line (text 4help to 839863), and resources and digital stories at Careline.
Kognito: Being an Avatar and Practicing Helping
Kognito is an award-winning developer of role-playing training simulations and games in health and behavioral health. Users learn effective communication tactics for managing challenging conversations by practicing speaking with intelligent, fully animated, and emotionally responsive avatars that act and respond like real humans. Kognito is also developing an At-Risk Simulation for High School Students. You can try the demos. The State of Alaska has purchased the program license for Kognito High School Educators. It is free for Alaska educators to use. Access the training.
Alaska Gatekeeper Training
This is an online program developed by the Department of Education using the Gatekeeper training materials.
Learn about SafeTalk, a program that helps youth develop skills to help their friends when they talk about hurting themselves.
Stop Suicide Alaska
An Alaska statewide suicide prevention web portal, a vehicle for on-line collaboration, marketing materials sharing, and discussion and sharing. Set up by Alaska DHHS.
Find resources, videos, and digital stories for teachers and educators.