Suicide Prevention Policy Plan

National Suicide Prevention Hotline: Dial 988

SAU 25 is committed to protecting the health, safety and welfare of its students and school community. Several documents have been adopted and approved by the Bedford School Board including policy JLDBB, Suicide & Prevention Response Plan, and the Crisis Response Flow Chart.

The district has designated the following staff members as Building Suicide Prevention Liaisons in the event that a safety concern arises for a student.

Community Resources: There are national, state, and local resources for families or individuals struggling with mental health. For quick reference, these are the most widely used resources in crisis.

  • The Mental Health Center of Greater Manchester-Mobile Crisis Unit 1-800-688-3544 (They will come to the home/school to conduct a safety assessment)

  • National Suicide Prevention Lifeline: 1-800-688-3544

  • NH Children's System of Care

School District Policy/Procedure: