State law requires districts to adopt suicide prevention policies.
Code of Alabama 16-28B-8 Suicide prevention programs training and policies; advisory committee; liability.
(c) Each local school system shall adopt a policy on student suicide prevention. To assist local school systems in developing their own policies for student suicide prevention, the department and advisory committee shall establish a model policy for use by local school systems in accordance with this section.
The Jason Flatt Act: Memo on Youth Suicide Awareness and Prevention Model Policy
This document outlines a model policy for LEAs to use in the development of their local board policy with respect to suicide prevention.