Can training educators in gatekeeping skills help save a life? Mary Ellen Nudd, VP of Mental Health America of Texas, tells the story of a teacher who averted a suicide after taking the At-Risk training. To demo this training go to: http://www.kognito.com/demos.
Ohio Suicide Prevention Foundation's Ohio Campaign for Hope intends to change the capacity of Ohio school personnel to respond to students in distress. Community liaison Yvette Jackson and and community psychologist Bill Donnelly talk about how the Kognito works and how it is helping them reach their goal of training everyone: teachers, administrators, and staff. The training also fulfills the requirements of the Jason Flatt Act.
New Mexico Department of Health's Youth Suicide Prevention Program Coordinator, Nancy Kirkpatrick, talks about meeting the special challenges of delivering suicide prevention training in a rural state. New Mexico is the recipient of a SAMHSA State Youth Suicide Prevention grant that is supporting their use of Kognito trainings in middle and high schools.