SOS is the only school-based suicide prevention program listed on the Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration’s (SAMHSA) National Registry of Evidence-Based Programs and Practices. In randomized controlled studies, the SOS program showed a decrease of 40-64 percent in self-reported suicide attempts by students. Schools that have implemented SOS report they feel safer and more prepared to manage suicidal behavior of students.
SOS by Nationwide Children’s Hospital.
Signs of Suicide (SOS) is a nationally recognized suicide prevention program offered by CSPR at Nationwide Children’s Hospital. As part of SOS and their overall mission, CSPR also offers information on the warning signs of suicide, how to communicate concern effectively, and support resources.