21-22 MSHS: Week 22, Day 5

Prompt Instead of a Blue Sky Moment, today is an open conversation for you with your class to hear what questions they have. What is important to reinforce is that when someone is thinking about suicide, it takes more than one good friend to save them. Even when they...

21-22 MSHS: Week 22, Day 4

Introduction Today’s prompt can be led in small groups or as a whole-class discussion. Prompt One thing that happens for some youth when they feel really overwhelmed with sadness is that they sometimes think about harming themselves. What can we do...

21-22 MSHS: Week 22, Day 3

Prompt Yesterday we talked about what friends might say if they’re feeling really overwhelmed with sadness. Today we’re going to talk about some of the other ways you might realize your friend needs help. What kinds of things might young persons do who are feeling...

21-22 MSHS: Week 22, Day 2

Prompt  This week we’re going to explore more about coping with feelings of sadness and depression and what we need to do when we’re feeling really down. What kinds of language or messages might a friend say to you if they’re really struggling with deep sadness?  ...

21-22 MSHS: Week 22, Day 1

Introduction This week we’re reinforcing for students to get adult help when they’re feeling even the beginnings of suicidal thoughts and to do so for friends as well. This is a good time to let the school counselor know what the prompts are for this week, and also...