Dealing with the Blues

There may be a conversation with a student that raises a red flag that things just aren’t right:

-they may express being trapped or having no reason to live

-something in the conversation points to acting recklessly or other behaviors that are not the norm for the student

-the student’s conversation shows signs of depression or loss of interest in school, home, friends

These characteristics are warning signs for a student who may be suicidal.  Here is a good article on identifying the warning signs:

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