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PROTOCOL FOR PARENTS/STUDENTS/COMMUNITY MEMBERS

 USE IF YOU BECOME AWARE OF A
STUDENT’S THREAT OF HARM TO SELF

 

During Regular School Hours:

Parents, students or community members can contact any HASD school building or district administrative offices to report information they have about a student who has made threats of harming himself/herself.  Appropriate district personnel will follow up with the student and family and take appropriate action.

Additionally, a parent, student or community member can contact the 911 Center or UPMC Altoona Behavioral Health Crisis Center at 889-2141.

 

After Regular School Hours:

If the threat is verified and immediate - call 911.  Once connected with the 911 Center, the caller will be asked a series of questions and the appropriate police department will be contacted by 911 to complete a safety check.

 

If a parent feels the need to discuss his/her concern or is unsure or has questions, he/she should contact UPMC Altoona Behavioral Health Crisis Center at 889-2141.