Dear teachers,

Have you ever heard a kid say, “I want to kill myself.”?

If you happen to be in a middle or high school classroom with a group of thirty students, five of them have thought about taking their own lives, and two or three of them have attempted to.

You know those kids; they have names and faces—they are not just statistics.

If you could identify who was struggling, would you reach out to help them?

Of course you would.

Children and teens spend much of their time in school.  Teachers and other school personnel can get them the help they need if they’re trained to identify students who may be at risk.

I wrote a book that will help you to save lives by learning how to prevent suicide. Please read it.

Love,

Theodora

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