USD 446 is committed to providing a safe learning environment for all students. Each building has one or more guidance counselor, and all school staff receive training in suicide awareness and prevention.  CLICK HERE to access training modules.  You must register, but access to the training modules is free.  


  • Suggestions for Parents Supporting Your Child's Mental Health, CLICK HERE.

  • Suggestions for Parents Dealing with Crisis, CLICK HERE.

  • If you or someone you know is in crisis or feels suicidal, PLEASE call the National Suicide Prevention Hotline at 1-800-273-8255 or, CLICK HERE.

  • Suicide Prevention Lifeline Chat, CLICK HERE.

  • Additional Suicide Awareness Training, CLICK HERE.

  • A Parent's Guide to Suicide Prevention, CLICK HERE. 

  • Many kids don't like talking over the phone and prefer texting (parents of millennials can atttest to this).  Texting 741741 will conect you to the Crisis Text Line and a crisis woker will immediately respond.  For more information, CLICK HERE.

  •  Our Young and Suicide, CLICK HERE.

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