Rhode Island - HE K-12 curriculum—suicide prevention (ES): Curricula

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State law addresses suicide prevention.

Rules and Regulations for School Health Programs

Section 5.0 Mandated Health Instructional Outcomes: Required Content Areas

5.1 The health education curriculum shall be based on the health education standards of the Rhode Island Health Education Framework: Health Literacy for All Students and consistent with the mandated health instructional outcomes therein. These outcomes shall pertain to no less than the following topics appropriate to grade or developmental level:

  • Suicide Prevention: the causes, effects, and treatment of behaviors related to suicide, pursuant to RIGL §16-22-14.

[Inactive as of July 2018.]

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