Many parents and other adults find it difficult to bring up the subject of suicide with their teenagers. What should or shouldn't be said?

Jo Anna Rockwood, a psychologist at Alderwood Middle School in Lynnwood, shared how to start a meaningful conversation.

Jo Anna helped spearhead SOS, a school-based suicide prevention program being used in all schools in the Edmond School District.

Please check out these additional resources:

National Suicide Prevention Lifeline: 800-273-8255 (this number is staffed 24 hours a day)

National Suicide Prevention Lifeline website: SuicidePreventionLifeline.org

Teen Link Helpline: 866-TEENLINK (866-833-6546) - this number is staffed from 6:00 pm - 10:00 pm PST

Teen Link website: 866TeenLink.org

The Trevor Project (dedicated to helping those in the LGBTQ community): 866-488-7386

The Trevor Project website: www.TheTrevorProject.org

Crisis Text Line (24/7 text support from trained crisis counselors): CrisisTextLine.org

Center for Non-violent Communication by Dr. Marshall Rosenberg – www.cnvc.org

Inside Out Disney Movie

MyMindTalk.com

Seattle Young People’s Project – www.sypp.org (youth empowerment/legitimization of youth voice)

www.HealthyChildren.org (Media Plan also available in Spanish)

American Academy of Pediatrics – www.aap.org (suicide prevention, LGBTQ care)

Seattle Children’s – www.seattlechildrens.org (anxiety management, depression management)

The Jordan Binion Project