The Bellevue School District has enacted several policies and procedures to support suicide prevention and intervention. They include:

2145 – Suicide Prevention Policy (PDF)
Establishes policy for staff training and student support

2145P – Suicide Prevention Procedure (PDF)
Establishes procedures for prevention, intervention, and community resources

2145P Exhibit A – Suicide Intervention and Prevention Protocol (PDF)
Provides a flowchart of important steps to take for school staff to follow when a suicide concern arises

2145P Exhibit B – Suicide Intervention Form (PDF)
Documentation used in supporting student around suicide concerns

2145P Exhibit C – Safety Plan (PDF)
A template for developing school-based safety plans to support students identified at risk

2145P Exhibit D – Re-Entry Meeting Guidance (OPTIONAL)
Provides procedures for student re-entry after suicide assessment and/or hospitalization

2145P Exhibit E – Reducing Access to Lethal Means (PDF): English | Español简体中文
Guidance for parents/guardians on how to reduce suicide risk at home

2145P Exhibit F – Re-Entry Guidance for Families (PDF): English | Español简体中文
Guidance for parents/guardians on how to support student’s return to school

The Bellevue School District acknowledges that we learn, work, live and gather on the Indigenous Land of the Coast Salish peoples, specifically the Duwamish and Snoqualmie Tribes. We thank these caretakers of this land, who have lived and continue to live here, since time immemorial.