RCAS to hold Parent Education Night for Suicide Prevention

RAPID CITY, S.D. — Throughout the month of October, the Rapid City Area Schools have lesson plans for students to participate in for Signs of Suicide.

For preparation, the RCAS will be holding a Parent Education Night for Suicide Prevention at the North Middle School Cafeteria on Monday, September 27, from 5:30 p.m. to 6:30 p.m. to discuss the lesson plans and what families can do to help their students.

Topics to be covered include:

  • RCAS Suicide Prevention
  • Suicide Statistics
  • Myths and Facts
  • Signs/Symptoms of Depression and Suicide
  • Signs of Suicide Curriculum
  • What Families Can Do At Home
  • Community Resources

If you are unable to attend and would like a recording of the program, please email Social Emotional Education Coordinator Sarah Zimmerman at Sarah.Zimmerman@k12.sd.us.

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