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Riding the Waves

Schools play an important role in youth suicide prevention. Crisis Connections offers three health curricula designed to be taught by classroom teachers or counselors, and appropriate for students at the elementary, middle, and high school levels.

riding the waves youth suicide prevention curriculum

Riding the Waves

Do you remember the story about the long train that couldn’t make it up the hill to deliver toys to the children of the small village? Each engine that it asked for help refused for one reason or another. Only the small blue engine was willing to try, though the other engines thought surely it would fail. As it slowly dragged the long train up the hill, it repeated: “I think I can, I think I can, I think I can,” until this happened…

Lesson 3 Video Clip

What did the little engine have that the other engines lacked?

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