Administrative Guideline - 4350 Student Suicide Prevention


4350 Student Suicide Prevention

·         The District cooperates with the larger community in regards to mental health including suicide prevention services.

o   Information regarding such services located in the community can be found on the Carmel Clay Website,

o   Further information available regarding crisis intervention referral is available to students, parents and district employees by way of the student services personnel in each building.

o   Staff who need crisis support may access the Employee Assistance Program (EAP) by contacting their respective building administrator.

·         The District provides counseling services for students and families related to suicide prevention.

o   The district partners with the Hamilton County Community Mental Health Agency to ensure access and availability of services.

·         The District recognizes the relationship between suicide and drug and alcohol use.

o   The plan, training, and any other program authorized under policy 4350 shall increase awareness of this correlation

·         The District will provide evidence-based training to employees servicing students in grades 5-12, every three years, consistent with Indiana Code.

o   The training will address: warning signs and tendencies that may show evidence a student is considering suicide.



I.C. 20-26-5-34.5

I.C. 20-26-3-6

Revised 4/04
Revised 12/17
Revised 2/1/2018