WHY FISP’S SUN PROGRAMS AND HOPE CLUB CURRICULUM HELP SAVE TEEN’S LIVES!

In the February 27, 2015 issue of the Weekly Spark, our research summary explored the conclusions of a literature review about how social connectedness influences suicidal thoughts and behaviors among adolescents. This week we will explore the implications of those findings for suicide prevention practice: that is, strategies that may increase connectedness in ways that protect young people from suicidal thoughts and behaviors. According to the authors of the literature review, research suggests that connectedness within the family has more impact on a young person than connectedness in contexts further from the individual (e.g. the community). However, they also note […] Read more »

Teacher

FISP welcomes teachers to share what they think about our HOPE Clubs and what suggestions they have to enhance  the clubs educational  capabilities for  their students.  Join in and bring a HOPE Club to your school if you do not have one already.  We are excited to hear from all teachers! Read more »