Help us raise awareness about the impact of suicide in Wisconsin and how we can all play a role to respond!
September 10 is World Suicide Prevention Day (#WSPD19), September 8-14 is National Suicide Prevention Week (#NSPW10), and the entire month of September is recognized as Suicide Prevention Month. Please join us in our collective effort with organizations and coalitions around the globe to raise awareness about the actions we all can take to prevent suicide.
Check out the campaigns below to find resources, sample messages, social media graphics, and more!
Suicide Prevention Month Toolkit
The American Foundation for Suicide Prevention (AFSP) has created an online toolkit for September filled with lots of useful content you may use, including:
WATCH short, informative videos
SHARE images, and other goodies on social media
READ blogs featuring personal perspectives on mental health, and expert guidance on how to have a #RealConvo
TAKE ACTION and get involved in the cause
Ideas for Action
The Suicide Prevention Resource Center (SPRC) created a two-page resource with information to help anyone, anywhere get involved in Suicide Prevention Month. It includes tips on how to take action in your community.
You Make Today Better
The To Write Love on Her Arms (TWLOHA) World Suicide Prevention Day (#WSPD19) campaign's goal is to educate people about suicide and what we can do to prevent it, to give you tools to create conversations about mental health in your community that inspire honesty and openness, and to raise life-saving funds for treatment and recovery.
Suicide Prevention Is Everyone's Business
Follow the American Association of Suicidology (AAS) on social media to watch Suicide Prevention Month Facebook Live events, Twitter chats, and engage with their new membership and resources. Check out their redesigned website at https://suicidology.org/.
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