Brief / Fact Sheet / Tip Sheet, Family / Community Resource
Administrators, Educators, Family / Community, Related Services / Support Staff
Family/Community Engagement, Mental Health
Elementary (K − 6), High School (9 − 12), Middle School (6 − 9)
School Mental Health Initiative
The Kansas Youth Suicide Awareness resource provides critical information for families and community members regarding the silent epidemic of youth suicide in Kansas. This resource provides an overview of the Jason Flatt Youth Suicide Awareness Act in Kansas, as well as providing a list of warning signs, potential causes, and available supports to help prevent teen suicide.
This resource was created through a partnership between Families Together, Inc., Kansas Parent Information Resource Center (KPIRC), and the TASN School Mental Health Initiative (SMHI). (Updated 2019.10)
This resource is intended for educational purposes only. The information contained herein is not intended to take the place of informed professional diagnosis, advice, or recommendations. Families Together, KPIRC, and the TASN SMHI assume no liability for errors or for the way in which this information is used.