Suicide is an entirely preventable tragedy that is everybody's business. Please join us today in taking action and saving lives. Your voice matters! The stigma that still surrounds suicide is a big contributor to its epidemic. Let's take the first step together by talking about it. Please consider all of the tools offered here and through other resources to start the conversation and make a difference in our fight against suicide.
Post about mental health awareness and suicide prevention. Post about the resources. Post a photo of yourself volunteering and ask your connections to join you. Share publications that promote awareness, start a conversation or share hotline information. Engage your followers and encourage them to share with their followers.
Schools play a vital role in our communities and their engagement can have a huge impact on suicide prevention. Ask your child's school counselor, principle or your child's teacher if the school has a suicide prevention plan or policy in place. Here are some great resources for schools:
Ask your employer about gift matching programs, or to sponsor you in a fundraising event to help great organizations like these in the fight against suicide:
There are many ways to get involved through giving the gift of your time. Your help is needed now more than ever.
A free, 24-hour hotline available to anyone in suicidal crisis or emotional distress. Your call will be routed to the nearest crisis center to you. No matter what problems you are dealing with, we want to help you find a reason to keep living.
The Trevor Project is determined to end suicide among LGBTQ youth by providing life-saving and life-affirming resources including a nationwide, 24/7 crisis intervention lifeline, digital community and advocacy/educational programs that create a safe, supportive and positive environment for everyone.