Wisconsin - HE K-12 curriculum—suicide prevention (HS): Curricula

Area: 
Curricula
Policy Type: 
Statute
Summary: 

State law addresses suicide prevention.

Wisconsin Statutes and Annotations 118.01 Educational goals and expectations.

(2) Educational Goals.

(d) Personal development.

  1. The skills needed to make sound decisions, knowledge of the conditions which may cause and the signs of suicidal tendencies, knowledge of the relationship between youth suicide and the use of alcohol and controlled substances, including prescription drugs, under ch. 961 and knowledge of the available community youth suicide prevention and intervention services. Instruction shall be designed to help prevent suicides by pupils by promoting the positive emotional development of pupils.
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