The Ganley Foundation provides educational presentations for schools and community organizations on the topics of mental health, stress reduction, depression, and suicide prevention.
School staff and those professionals working with youth are encouraged to participate in this important training.
The Ganley Foundation developed this Teacher’s Guide to help educators facilitate a 50-minute Crusade for Awareness presentation in their classrooms.
Click here to read and download each of our three pamphlets:
- Depression & Suicide General Information
- Parent Guide: Youth Depression & Suicide
- When a Loved One is Lost to Suicide
Accreditation by the American Association of Suicidology
The Ganley Foundation has official certification by the School Suicide Prevention Accreditation Program of the American Association of Suicidology. This accreditation process included the following subject matters: best and evidence-based suicide prevention practices, warning signs for youth suicide, prevention and postvention principles, how to reintegrate a student after a suicide attempt, litigation outcomes, dealing with traumatic loss, risk factors for youth suicide, how to assess a youth at risk, how to deal with parents of a youth at risk, creating safety contracts for youth at risk, and contagion. The aim of this education is to reduce the incidence of suicide and suicidal behaviors among today's school-age youth. For more information on the American Association of Suicidology’s School Suicide Accreditation Program please visit their official website.