A brand new strategy to serving to scale back the incidence of suicide in teenagers is now in central Ohio.
Grant Us Hope is a non-revenue organization started by a Cincinnati mother who misplaced her son to suicide. The organization employs the tactic of utilizing “Hope Squads” in faculties to recognize suicidal teens and get them assist. The squads are specially educated counselors and students.
“We’ve seen younger individuals actually have the ability to save a classmate’s life as a result of they sat down and had a dialog with them,” stated Grant Us Hope Government Director Dr. Keith Kline.
Hilliard, Whitehall and Reynoldsburg City Faculties are the three area districts now employing the tactic. It is in 55 faculties statewide. For extra info on Grant Us Hope, click on here.