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Bullying

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Be kind, for everyone you know is fighting a great battle.

Greek Philosopher Philo of Alexandria


Bullying
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Know Bullying App

KnowBullying: Put the power to prevent bullying in your hand
The free KnowBullying App empowers parents, caregivers, and educators with the tools they need to start the conversation with their children about bullying. KnowBullying describes strategies to prevent bullying and explains how to recognize warning signs that a child is bullying, witnessing bullying, or being bullied. Includes a section for educators.

SOCIAL MEDIA PLATFORMS

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What is Tik Tok?

Tik Tok is an short-video app that has been growing in popularity over the past couple of years. It started as a popular way for kids and adults to share videos of themselves lip-syncing to their favorite songs. Each video lasts up to 15 seconds, and users can add a variety of filters and effects. They also have the ability to send videos privately among friends or with the general public. Anyone can see public videos, even if they don’t have an account.

Potential concerns with Tik Tok

While meant to be a safe and fun way to share and express ideas and talents, Tik Tok, like most social media platforms, has potential risks that parents should be aware of. Although you can block or report others for inappropriate messages, TikTok has no broader parental controls. While you can set up your own account to private, anyone can still be exposed to sexual or violent content posted to the public feed. The potential for cyberbullying is also a major issue. People can create multiple different accounts, using aliases to target others they don’t like. Cyberbullying can also occur through the “Reactions” feature, which allows users to respond to videos with videos of their own. As with any form of social media or technology, it's important for parents to be aware of any risks that their child may be exposed to and monitor their use and time on social media. 

Drugs and Alcohol

Drug and Alcohol Prevention

The Davis School District is committed to the prevention of drug and alcohol use by our students.

ParentsEmpowered.org is a media and education campaign funded by the Utah Legislature and designed to prevent and reduce underage drinking in Utah by providing parents and guardians with information about the harmful effects of alcohol on the developing teen brain, along with proven skills for preventing underage alcohol use.

Prevention Dimensions (PD) is a set of Utah's Safe and Drug-Free Schools and Communities resource lessons which support the Utah State Board of Education (USBE) Pre-Kindergarten through Grade 12 Health Core. The program began in 1982 as a joint effort between the Utah Division of Substance Abuse & Mental Health (DSAMH), Utah Department of Health, USBE and Utah PTA and has been revised several times since.

 

E-Cigarette/ Vape

It is important to prevent harm to youth and young adults from e-cigarettes. We know enough to take action now to protect the health of our nation's young people. Everyone has a role, including parents, health care providers, teachers, and others who work with and care about young people.

Vaping resources:

E-Cig Parent Tip Sheet

Lung Disease & Vaping

5 Tobacco is Changing FAQ

What You Need to Know About E-Cigarettes

E-Cigarette/Vape Links:

Centers for Disease Control (CDC) E-cigarettes and Young People
Aspire
Way to Quit
FlavorsHookKids.org
StillBlowingSmoke.org
EscapeTheVape.org
Know the Risks—Surgeon General 
Tabacco Talk

         

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Gangs

Helpful Websites:

GangFree

Choosegangfree.com, is a resource provided to you by The Salt Lake Area Gang Project for information about gang prevention and intervention across the Wasatch front.  On this website you will find links to resources and information for youth, parents and community members, ways to prevent youth gang involvement, how to get help, and the ability to schedule training and education opportunities

 

The NGC is an integral component of the Justice Department’s mission to provide innovative leadership in coordination with federal, state, local, and tribal justice systems to prevent and reduce crime. 
https://www.nationalgangcenter.gov/

National Gang Center

Sexting

Parenting wired kids can be difficult, especially if you didn't grow up with the same technologies. There are many learning resources available on the Net Smartz website www.netsmartz.org


How to talk to teens about sexting: Learn why they do it and what to say about it.

Advancements in technology have opened up a new and potentially dangerous way for teens to explore their sexuality: sexting.
Sexting is the sharing and receiving of sexually explicit messages and nude or partially nude images via cellphone. Sexts may be sent as regular text messages or through apps, like Snapchat, Kik and WhatsApp. Teens may sext for a variety of reasons. They may be trying to establish intimacy with a boyfriend or girlfriend, impress a crush, or be funny. Others may feel pressured into sexting by boyfriends or girlfriends who may threaten to break up with them if they don't send a picture.

The risks

Teens may not believe or be able to foresee a situation in which the person they send a sext to chooses to share that image with others. However, it does happen and the consequences can be academically, socially and emotionally devastating.

Send this Instead


The "Send This Instead" App empowers kids, giving them a voice when they are under pressure to send intimate images of themselves online. We asked all the funny people we knew "What would you say if somone asked you to send images you didn't want to?" We took their answers, made posters and developed this app. The posters are witty, sarcastic and meant to help get the point across - using humor as a strategy. Available for free on Itunes App Store and Google Play.

 

Suicide

If you have a life threatening emergency dial 911 immediately.

911

 

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If you or someone you know is suicidal call
National Suicide Prevention Lifeline
1-800-273-TALK (8255) 
https://suicidepreventionlifeline.org/

The Suicide Prevention Lifeline provides 24/7, free and confidential support for people in distress, prevention and crisis resources for you or your loved ones, and best practices for professionals.

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HOPE Squads are the eyes and ears of your school. They are comprised of students who are trained to watch for at-risk students–provide friendship, identify warning signs, and seek help from adults.
HOPE Squad members are NOT taught to act as counselors, but rather, are educated on how to recognize signs of suicide contemplation, and how to properly and respectfully report this to an adult. Once invited to be HOPE Squad members, students willing to go through the training must get a permission form signed by their parents. After completing their training, HOPE Squad members host a parents’ night where they teach their parents and family members about what it means to be a HOPE Squad member.

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DOWNLOAD THE SAFEUT CRISIS TEXT & TIP LINE

SafeUT

The SafeUT Crisis Text and Tip Line is a statewide service that provides real-time crisis intervention to youth through texting and a confidential tip program – right from your smartphone.

Licensed clinicians in our 24/7 CrisisLine call center respond to all incoming chats, texts, and calls by providing:

  • supportive or crisis counseling,
  • suicide prevention,
  • and referral services.

We can help anyone with emotional crises, bullying, relationship problems, mental health, or suicide related issues.

FREE & CONFIDENTIAL CRISIS SERVICES

SafeUT is free and confidential.

If an “active rescue” is necessary – meaning our crisis counselor believes the user is in immediate danger – counselor will alert emergency services to attempt a face-to-face safety evaluation based on the information provided by the user.

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KEY FEATURES OF SAFEUT

The SafeUT program and app help youth stay healthy and safe in schools by providing high-quality, confidential counseling services. The app’s key features include:

  • Confidential and password protected services
  • Real-time, two-way communication with SafeUT crisis counselors available 24/7
  • Tips can be submitted with picture and/or video
  • Mobile app works with Apple & Android devices

SAFEUT'S CRISIS SERVICES

Safe UT answers crisis calls, texts, and chats – about yourself or someone else – 24/7. These free services are confidential. Our counseling topics include:

  • Depression, anxiety, or other mental health issue
  • Suicide prevention
  • Loss and grief
  • Bullying and cyberbullying
  • Drug and alcohol problems
  • Self-harm
  • Relationship difficulties
  • Any life challenge

The SafeUT program was developed with funding from the Utah State Legislature in collaboration with University Neuropsychiatric Institute (UNI), the Utah State Office of Education, the Utah Office of the Attorney General, and the Utah Anti-Bullying Coalition.

Classes

Anger Management

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Emotional Wellness

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LEARNINGTOBREATHE2018-2019
MBSR2018-2019

Family and Parenting

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LoveandLogic2018-2019
StrengtheningFamilies2018-2019
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Prevention Schedule

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