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Suicide Prevention Policies and Procedures

Information on suicide prevention policies and related procedures for Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual, Transgender and Questioning (LGBTQ+) students, their educators and their families.

California School Boards Association (CSBA) External link opens in new window or tab.
CSBA is a nonprofit education association representing the elected officials who govern public school districts and county offices of education. A membership-driven association, CSBA provides policy resources and training to its members.

Policy to support suicide prevention of of lesbian, gay bisexual, transgender, questioning and queer (LGBTQ+) students include, but are not limited to, the following:
  • Board Policy 5141.52 - Students: Suicide Prevention

Please contact CSBA for access to this policy.

San Diego County Office of Education External link opens in new window or tab. (PDF)
San Diego County Office of Education publicly posts the CSBA Suicide Prevention Board Policy and Administrative Regulation.

Los Angeles Unified School District External link opens in new window or tab. (PDF)
Los Angeles Unified School District publishes their policy on Suicide Prevention, Intervention, and Postvention (Students), including more detailed information and resources on supporting LGBTQ+ youth.

Questions:   Teacher and Leader Policy Office | 916-445-7331
School Health and Safety Office | 916-319-0314
Last Reviewed: Thursday, June 3, 2021