Suicide Prevention Curriculum Lessons Training Part 1

Intended Audience

6th-8th Grade Teachers

9th-12th Grade Teachers


This is a part 1 of a virtual 2-part workshop that will meet via Zoom on Wednesday, September 22nd from 8:00am - 12:00pm. (Part 2 will be offered on Wednesday, September 29th from 12:00pm - 3:30pm. Attendance is required for both days.)

This training prepares school staff to implement suicide prevention lessons to their classrooms by offering foundational information and engagement in learning the content and strategies in the curriculum lessons. The programs are designed to target specific age/class levels. Materials are provided. 

Middle School Stress Management and Suicide Prevention Lessons: Developed for middle school health education classes, these lessons introduce mental health, stress, and coping strategies as well as suicide awareness.

Lifelines Lessons: Designed to be delivered in the standard high school health education class, these lessons offer basic suicide awareness and prevention and encourage accessing help through caring adults.


More Info

Gatekeeper Training is a pre-requisite and can be accessed through NAMI Maine's event calendar at  Please direct questions to Amanda Bouffard, Suicide Prevention Coordinator, (207) 622-5767, ext. 2318.


On-Line - Zoom

Host Name

Susan Berry, Health Education and Health Promotion Specialist at Maine DOE and Greg Marley, LCSW, NAMI Maine

Maine DOE Hosting Office or Team

Health Education