Adolescent Suicide Prevention: Peer to Peer Support

During this course, you will gain experience in how you will be able to support students who may be experiencing suicidal ideation. You will learn about two types of programs, peer-to-peer supports and Student Ambassador, that give peer support for individuals who are suicidal, depressed, or facing mental health challenges. Additional resources are provided, along with the opportunity to pause and reflect on how peer programs would support the needs in your building or district.

In this course, you will:

  • Utilize additional resources to learn more in depth about plans, warnings, and additional training
  • Learn how you can build a coordinating or peer-to-peer team
  • Understand the guidelines on how to train ambassadors and program meetings
  • Content Warning: this training course contains information, stories and video content related to completed suicide, self-harm, substance use, and mental illness, particularly in pediatric and adolescent populations.

    This course is offered in partnership with MEMSPA. Please take a moment to familiarize yourself with our privacy policy.

    SCECHs Granted


    Who should take this course?


    What grade level(s) does this course apply to?

    Early Childhood

    Course Partner

    Course Vendor

    Michigan Virtual