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Wednesday, September 18, 2019

LIBERTY COUNTY SCHOOL DISTRICT

David H. Summers, Superintendent

Post Office Box 429 ● 12926 NW CR 12 ● Bristol, Florida 32321-0429

Phone: (850) 643-2275 ● Fax: (850) 643-2533 ● www.lcsb.org

Parents:

If you do nothing else today, if you don’t read any other email today, please take one minute to
watch a message that could potentially save your child’s life:
https://www.youtube.com/embed/otQEZqLIDJ4

The Liberty County School District hopes that by viewing the above video that it starts
conversations between you and your children about their emotional wellbeing. Protecting our
students from harm will always be our school district’s top priority, but we cannot do this alone.
Visit the resources and information below to learn more about the signals our students send us
every day.

SUICIDE PREVENTION AND SUPPORT

• American Psychological Association https://www.apa.org/helpcenter/teens-suicide-prevention

• Jason Foundation http://jasonfoundation.com/

• NAMI Tallahassee https://www.nami-tallahassee.org/

• Preventing Teen Suicide: Tips for Parents and Educators
https://www.nasponline.org/resources-and-
publications/resources-and-podcasts/school-climate-safety-and-crisis/mental-health-resources/prevent
ing-youth- suicide/preventing-youth-suicide-tips-for-parents-and-educators

• Society for Prevention of Teen Suicide http://www.sptsusa.org/parents/

• Suicide Prevention Lifeline https://suicidepreventionlifeline.org/

September is National Suicide Prevention month and we are committed to raise awareness and to learn
more about the life-saving signs that your child may be giving you. If you or someone you know has
an immediate emergency, you can reach the National Suicide Prevention Lifeline at 1-800-273-8255.

Additional Resources: https://apalacheecenter.org/ https://mentalhealthcouncil.org/
https://discvillage.com/preventionJ

https://www.tmh.org/services/mental-health-substance-abuse

Respectfully,

David H. Summers Superintendent of Schools Liberty County

District I District II District III
District IV District V James E. Flowers Tina
Tharpe Darrel L. Hayes B. Kyle Peddie Charles Morris
III

An Equal Opportunity Employer / Drug Free Workplace

 

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