Juneau-Douglas High School Sources of Strength

The Sources of Strength (SOS) group was established in 2013 in all three of Juneau's High Schools. SOS is a nationally recognized suicide prevention program. JDHS's group is made up of 40 students of varying backgrounds and interests. The group is supported by Adult leaders from Communities In Schools of Juneau, AWARE, JDHS and Juneau Youth Services. The group strives to establish peer social networks to change unhealthy norms and culture and ultimately prevent suicide,bullying and substance abuse. The program is designed to prevent suicide by increasing help seeking behaviors and connections between peers and caring adults with a focus on Hope, Help and Strength. Our peer leaders take an active role in improving school climate by hosting events, conducting presentations and taking part in projects crafted to involve and engage fellow students.Our group meets every other Tuesday in Room 114. 

Click on links below for more information about the program.
AUDIO: KTOO PSA "Sober Celebration" April 2015

AUDIO: KTOO News Report 03/2013