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Pathways' SADD Club Launches Efforts to Reduce Suicide

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Pathways' SADD Club members educate students about the 2nd Floor Helpline in an effort to reduce suicide and provide support in times of need. Throughout all lunch periods, 11 SADD Club members plus the Pathways' advisors succeeded in getting 250 students to enter the Helpline number into their phones. Students who didn’t have phones were given Helpline wallet cards. 2nd Floor Helpline is a anonymous/confidential 24/7 hotline for youth and teens to get support and solutions for the problems they face. To link to the 2nd Floor Helpline online, please go to: https://www.2ndfloor.org/
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JUN
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SADD Club Runs Several Events to Tackle Issues of Mental Health and Suicide Prevention at Carteret High School

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What do 300 Hershey’s Kisses, 200 hard candies, 175 fidget toys, and 6 journals add up to? More than 675 Carteret High School student-contacts by Pathway’s Students Against Destructive Decisions (SADD) Club members on one busy day in May! In recognition of Mental Health Awareness month, hundreds of CHS students were awarded prizes by SADD Club members for answering quiz questions about mental health issues. Here’s how it worked: teams of SADD members traversed the cafeteria throughout all lunch periods, challenging students to answer questions such as: “What are two healthy ways to cope when you are very upset?,” “What are two warning signs of a person who may be suicidal?,” and “How can you help a friend struggling with depression or suicide risk?” Students were also challenged with “MYTH OR FACT?” questions related to suicide and mental health. Any student who participated received a prize, and many students helped one...
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