School-Based Prevention
Curriculums and Programs

Signs Of Suicide

Signs of Suicide, or SOS, is a school-based suicide prevention program that teaches students to recognize the signs of suicide and depression in themselves and others and the specific actions needed to respond to those signs.

• Website: www.ParentUpKC.com

• Facebook: @ParentUp

• For print and media materials, email info@parentupkc.com

• Parent Up Campaign Flyer PDF Document

Camp Mindful

Camp Mindful is a multi-day classroom curriculum created by Tri-County Prevention Staff where students learn mindfulness techniques to ground their feelings and cope in a healthy way. The toolkit includes an implementation guide, five lesson plans that last 10-15 minutes daily, student workgroups, videos, and evaluations.

• Website: www.rootsofresiliencekc.com

• Facebook: @RootsOfResilienceKC

• For print and media materials, email info@parentupkc.com

• Roots of Resilience Campaign Flyer PDF Document

• Roots of Resilience Action Guide Flyer PDF Document

Hope Squad

Hope Squad is a peer-to-peer suicide prevention program. Hope Squad members are nominated by their classmates as trustworthy peers and trained by advisors. The program reduces youth suicide through education, training, and peer intervention.

• Website: www.ParentUpKC.com/Meaningful-Meals

• Meaningful Meals Campaign Flyer PDF Document

Vape-Free Schools Guide

A comprehensive resource with recommendations for preventing and addressing vaping in schools.

• Website: www.ParentUpKC.com/Meaningful-Meals

• Meaningful Meals Campaign Flyer PDF Document

For more information or questions about any of these programs, please contact the Tri-County Mental Health Prevention staff at prevention@tri-countymhs.org. To receive training announcements, new program offerings, updates and event notices, join the Tri-County Prevention Resource Center Mailing list:

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