School Age Resources

School Age Resources
TitleAgencyContact info.Service Provided
Sources of StrengthNREPP, SAMSHA Grant with Kentucky
Sources of Strength is a strength-based comprehensive wellness program that focuses on suicide prevention but impacts other issues such as substance abuse and violence.
Survivors of Suicide (Louisville Area)Survivors of Suicide (Louisville Area)Call Crisis and Information Center at (502) 589-4313Provides support to those affected by suicide (have lost someone to suicide or had a loved one make an attempt)
Solutions: Your Guide to Kentucky Mental Health ServicesSolutionsFacebook page by the same name, John T. Leuking, 502-222-2065Resource Guide
Friend2FriendKognito is a 25-minute, online, interactive training program for high school students. In the training, users assume the role of a high school student concerned about a friend and engage in a simulated conversation with this friend.
ACT on FACTSThe Society for the Prevention of Teen Suicide on FACTS is an updated version of the school-based suicide awareness program “Making Educators Partners in Suicide Prevention”.
SOS: Signs of SuicideNREPP, SAMSHA
The SOS Signs of Suicide Prevention Program (SOS) is a universal, school-based depression awareness and suicide prevention program designed for middle-school (ages 11–13) or high-school (ages 13–17) students.
Preventing Suicide - A Toolkit for HighschoolsSAMHSA or 877-726-4727Suicide Awareness and Preventio
QPR - Question Persuade ReferDepartment for Behavioral Health, Development, and Intellectual DisabilitiesLesa Vanderpool - 502-782-6195
Teenagers Guide to Depression (Suicide Prevention)Helpguide.org Resources
After Suicide - A Toolkit for SchoolsSuicide Prevention Resource Center or 800-273-8255Suicide Awareness and Preventio
Help Guide Helpguide.org topic pages contains several related articles. These topics focus on
common mental and emotional health issues and subjects that support
their healing. The articles help you understand problem, learn to overcome emotional barriers, and start taking new steps on the road to feeling
Emotional Intelligence Tool kitHelpguide.org's a skill set that you can learn for keeping your nervous system in its comfort zone and on track so that your mind and body can function optimally, even when you feel threatened.
Parents Guide to Teen DepressionHelpguide.org Guide to Teen depression. Learn the signs and symptoms of depression in teens and how to help. Also, learn the warning signs for teens.
Dealing with Suicidal Thoughts and FeelingsHelpguide.org resources for dealing with suicidal thoughts and feelings
Helping Someone Who is SuicidalHelpguide.org resources for helping with someone who is suicidal
American Foundation for Suicide Awareness, fund research, call for action, dedicated to prevention suicide
Suicide Crisis Crisis Network
School Based Youth Suicide Prevention GuideThe University of South for School Based Suicide Prevention Plan
Suicide Prevention LifelineSAMHSA or 800-273-8255 Suicide Prevention Crisis Line
NAMI Kentucky NAMI Kentucky(606) 667-4066
education and support groups for indiviudals with mental illnesses and their families. refers to programs throughout the state
Children's Crisis website or 800-928-8000Crisis Assessment and Intervention
Mountain Children's Crisis Stabilization ServicesMountain Comprehensive Care606-886-6477Creekside Crisis Stabilization Unit is a residential facility designed for short-term treatment for children and adolescents, ages 5 to 17, at risk for psychiatric hospitalization. Services include assessment, crisis intervention and referrals. Intervention may include psychiatric treatment including medication assessment and monitoring, child/family counseling and case management
Crisis and Information Center (CIC)Seven Counties Services(502) 589-431324/7 Crisis and Information hotline serving the Louisville area and surrouding counties. CIC can also offer infromation on community resources to callers in need.
Seven Counties Services: Child AccessSeven Counties Services(502) 589-1100Appointment hotline for Seven Counties Services outpatient care.  Child Access can make appointments for regular outpatient services as well as school-based services (available on-site at some Louisville public schools)
Seven Counties: Acute Child Psychiatric Services (ACPS)Seven Counties Services(502) 589-807024/7 child crisis services hotline. Makes appointments for minors in crisis (up to 21 if still in school or in DCBS care). Admits to the "Daybreak" Crisis Stabilization Unit for minors with Seven Counties as well as scheduling intensive outpatient care. Can also help coordinate pschiatric hospitalization if necessary (can include treatment at Kosair Children's Hospital, Our Lady of Peace, and the Brook Hospital in Louisville and Wellstone Hospital in S IN). Note, if a child has already harmed themselves, the ER is the most appropriate resource.
TAYLRDSeven Counties ServicesLouisville Center: (502) 690-4399
Taylorsville Center: (502) 354-9224
Free case management for transition age youth (16-25). Has a drop-in center, and coordinates mental health treatment for those within the transition age population.
American Foundation for Suicide Prevention (AFSP) Louisville ChapterAmerican Foundation for Suicide Prevention (AFSP) Louisville Chapter(502) 550-7939Provides research, advoacy, and education including annual "Out of the Darkness" walks for survivors of suicide
Clark Memorial HospitalClark Memorial Hospital(812) 283-2811Offers similar service to EPS in Southern Indiana. Presumably can admit to Wellstone Regional Hospital just like EPS would admit to other Louisville facilities.
Family Service Centers/Youth Service CentersPublic SchoolsCall schoolSocial workers embedded in the schools offer support to middle schoolers/high schoolers and their families. Office located at many public schools (some schools share a resource center)
National Institute of Mental HealthOn-line resources preventionMultiple resources for individuals experiencing suicidal thoughts or behavior or for those working with suicidal individuals
National Suicide Prevention Hotline - VeteransOn-line Hotline for Crisis Intervention and Referral