21-22 Staff: DEIA 1

Introduction Although the 5 Radical Minutes program is designed to foster an enduring moral compass of kindness in youth, it also has strong components related to diversity, equity, inclusion and access. It is carefully crafted to build the coping skills and internal...

21-22 Staff: Suicide Awareness 4

Prompt Often when youth feel overwhelmed and disempowered, they turn to self-talk that gives them a sense of agency. Sometimes that self-talk is helpful, like when the youth decides to talk with a trusted adult to see if that will help. Others, though, perhaps with a...

21-22 Staff: Suicide Awareness 3

Prompt A significant number of teens who contemplate or attempt suicide have been thinking about it for a long time. We know that, as early as fourth grade, students can begin to have passing thoughts of suicide. It is easy to realize that helping a student early on...

21-22 Staff: Suicide Awareness 2

Prompt As you know, one focus of our work with 5 Radical Minutes is to recognize that the seeds of suicidal thought are growing in the minds of children in elementary school. Often the first passing thoughts of suicide are theresult of a momentary sense of...

21-22 Staff: Suicide Awareness 1

Prompt Take a moment to glance through the handout about the Warning Signs of Suicide. Then, with your speaking time, share with your partner what it is that jumps out at you. Is there something you read that was a new insight? Warning Signs of Suicide in Youth...