State law requires districts to adopt suicide prevention policies.
160-4-8-.19 SUICIDE PREVENTION TRAINING REQUIREMENT FOR CERTIFICATED SCHOOL SYSTEM PERSONNEL
Board policy states that local education agencies shall adopt a policy on student suicide prevention.
GaDOE Model Policy for Suicide Awareness, Prevention, Intervention and Postvention
Model policy for suicide awareness, prevention, intervention, and postvention, which draws on the best practices in crisis prevention and the knowledge and experience of experts in the field.
Georgia Compiled Rules & Regulations 160-4-8-.19. Suicide Prevention Training Requirement for Certificated School System Personnel
(a) Local education agencies shall adopt a policy on student suicide prevention. Such policies shall be developed in consultation with school and community stakeholders, school employed mental health professionals, and suicide prevention experts and shall, at a minimum, address procedures relating to suicide prevention, intervention, and postvention.