Idaho Youth Suicide Prevention Program

Idaho Youth Suicide Prevention Program (IYSPP) is a partnership between the Idaho Department of Education and the Idaho Department of Health and Welfare (IDHW). IYSPP is funded by IDHW’s Suicide Prevention Program and two federal grants from the Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration. IYSPP’s mission is to foster connectedness and resilience throughout Idaho school communities to prevent youth suicide.

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Training Resources

Youth Training

IYSPP offers youth-specific trainings for youth up to age 24. IYSPP certified Sources of Strength trainers are available to provide Sources of Strength and Mini Sources trainings specific to youth suicide prevention. For information about Sources of Strength secondary and elementary trainings, please visit the Sources of Strength section. Gimzo’s Pawesome Guide to Mental Health for elementary schools is also available on a limited basis.

Adult Training

IYSPP offers suicide prevention gatekeeper trainings for adults over 18. We also offer expanded trainings that provide a more robust look at what helps and other strength-based strategies. Detailed, supplemental trainings for schools are also available virtually on a bi-monthly basis.

Clinician Training

IYSPP provides essential training tailored for behavioral health professionals. Assessing and Treating Suicide Risk with M. David Rudd, PhD is offered annually and Non-Suicidal Self-Injury (NSSI) is offered bi-monthly. CEs are available for both trainings.


IYSPP is available to present or speak to youth groups, parent associations, athletic associations, community groups, professional organizations, and any other group who interacts with youth. We typically provide overviews of following topics, although we can always accommodate requests for other information.

  • IYSPP Services
  • Sources of Strength
  • Suicide in Idaho

Please call (208) 332-6816 or email to Hannah Crumrine to request a presentation.