Monmouth & Ocean County Youth Council Application Submission Date Extended to September 30th
SPTS Youth Council is open to all high school students in Monmouth or Ocean County NJ. Join SPTS as an ambassador to increase awareness and help inform student driven initiatives and resources.
Friday, September 1st: Lakewood BlueClaws vs. Kannapolis Intimidators
SPTS has 250 tickets to a Lakewood BlueClaws game on Fireworks Friday! Each ticket costs $10.
Pebble Beach Raffle
Enter to win a five-day/four-night stay at The Lodge on Pebble Beach, including a golf excursion and travel accommodations. Raffle tickets are $100 per chance, and only 350 tickets will be sold!
Sips in September
In recognition of Suicide Prevention Awareness Month, SPTS is hosting a walk-around tasting of over 40 wines, spirits, and beers. There will be hors d’ oeuvres, food stations, cigars on the terrace, and live music.
Educators are in a critical but limited role to listen to vulnerable youth, observe warning signs for suicide, and refer or connect students to resources.
SPTS is here to help educators understand this role with an acclaimed online training program that is self-paced, comprehensive—and offered free of charge!
Not My Kid:
What Every Parent Should Know
A Best Practice, 17 Minute Video for Parents
The questions to ask about whether or not a child may be at risk for suicide can be complicated. This short video for parents asks and answers a few of those questions, but more importantly, demonstrates how to ask those questions – and keep asking – until parents get answers that help them understand whether or not their child is at risk for suicide… and what to do about it.
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The mission of the Society for the Prevention of Teen Suicide is to reduce the number of youth
The Society for the Prevention of Teen Suicide was founded in 2005 by two friends who lost teenaged children to suicide...