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Find School Safety Resources

SchoolSafety.gov provides resources, like guidance, training, and fact sheets, to help schools create and maintain a safe learning environment. 

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Adolescent Connectedness
Adolescent Connectedness

Department of Health and Human Services, 2019

This webpage provides guidance on the importance of youth connectedness. Youth who feel engaged and supported at school and at home are less likely to experience negative health outcomes later in life. 
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Averted School Violence Database
Averted School Violence Database

Department of Justice, February 2018

This guidance provides a collaborative space for law enforcement, school personnel and mental health professionals to share data and information on “close calls” to improve school safety and prevent tragedies.

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BE BEST Initiative
BE BEST Initiative

The White House, May 2018

The mission of BE BEST is to focus on some of the major issues facing children today, with the goal of encouraging children to BE BEST in their individual paths, while also teaching them the importance of social, emotional, and physical health. BE BEST will concentrate on three main pillars: well-being, online safety, and opioid abuse.

Program
Be Safe and Sound in School (B3S)
Be Safe and Sound in School (B3S)

Department of Justice, 2001

This program seeks to raise awareness of school safety and security issues and provide the tools and resources needed for schools to effectively address them.

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Be Someone's Hero: English
Be Someone's Hero: English

Department of Health and Human Services, 2018

This video shows how anyone can stand up and speak out and be someone’s hero by safely intervening to stop bullying.

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Be Someone's Hero: Spanish close-captioned
Be Someone's Hero: Spanish close-captioned

Department of Health and Human Services, August 2018

This video, closed-captioned in Spanish, shows how anyone can stand up and speak out and be someone’s hero by safely intervening to stop bullying.

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Bomb-Making Materials Awareness Program
Bomb-Making Materials Awareness Program

Department of Homeland Security

The Bomb-Making Materials Awareness Program increases public awareness of those everyday products that can be used to make a bomb or other dangerous device.

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