A+ A A-

Youth Suicide Prevention

Reach Out Web Poster

WWPS Suicide Prevention Policy

WWPS Suicide Prevention Procedures

Suicidal Warning Signs

  • Talking about wanting to die or to kill themselves
  • Looking for a way to kill themselves, like searching online or buying a gun
  • Talking about feeling hopeless or having no reason to live
  • Talking about feeling trapped or in unbearable pain
  • Talking about being a burden to others
  • Increasing the use of alcohol or drugs
  • Acting anxious or agitated; behaving recklessly
  • Sleeping too little or too much
  • Withdrawing or isolating themselves
  • Showing rage or talking about seeking revenge
  • Extreme mood swings

Source: Suicide Prevention Lifeline

Suicide Reporting Process

Crisis Response Resources:

  1. Emergency Response: 911
  2. SafeSchools Alerts Tip Line (pdf)
  3. Local Crisis Hotline: (509) 524-2999
  4. Crisis Text Line: 741741
  5. National LifeLine: (800) 273-TALK (8255)
  6. Comprehensive Mental Health Center (Walla Walla): (509) 524-2920

NOTE: It is important to share information with the school principal and counselor regarding student health and well-being issues.

WWPS Training

Regional Resources

National Resources

WALLA WALLA PUBLIC SCHOOLS • 364 South Park St. • Walla Walla, WA 99362 • Phone: 509-527-3000 • Fax: 509.529.7713

SS-logo-alert-transparent Safe Schools Tip Line: 855.976.8772  |  Online Tip Reporting System