Culture of Caring


Tell Your Story

You are not alone. If you are a survivor of suicide loss or have lived experience with suicidal ideation, telling your story can help you and others who are struggling. Visit to share your story and learn about the experiences of others.

There are some short video clips on the home page. If you only have time to watch one, I recommend Advice for Family and Friends. If you have time to browse the blogs (Real Stories) or write your own, it may help you find peace.

A Culture of Caring: A Suicide Prevention Guide for Schools (K-12) was created as a resource for educators who want to know how to get started and what steps to take to create a suicide prevention plan that will work for their schools and districts. It is written from my perspective as a school principal and survivor of suicide loss, not an expert in psychology or counseling. I hope that any teacher, school counselor, psychologist, principal, or district administrator can pick up this book, flip to a chapter, and easily find helpful answers to the questions they are likely to have about what schools can do to prevent suicide.

Theodora Schiro