September - Suicide Prevention Month

Help your family, children and students navigate this difficult topic with and online series created by ArkansasIDEAS, a partnership between ADE and Arkansas PBS for teacher professional development.  

While this series was originally created for educators, it's also helpful for families searching for guidance.  Learn more at

Be sure to check out the Seed Digging video series by Shawna Burns.

If you are in crisis now, call the National Suicide Prevention Line 1-800-273-TALK (8255)

There is also a text helpline at 741-741 

Both the call and text lines are available 24/7 and it serves children and adults of all ages.