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 (#NSPW19), 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 

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.

Suicide Prevention Is Everyone's Business

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. Post on social media using #AAS365 and check out their redesigned website.

You Make Today Better

You Make Today Better

The To Write Love on Her Arms (TWLOHAWorld 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. 

Ideas for Action

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.

#BeThere

#BeThere

Join the Action Alliance in Promoting #BeThere for Suicide Prevention Month/Week, and All Year Long.

The National Action Alliance for Suicide Prevention (Action Alliance) and its hundreds of public-private partners are once again uniting during suicide prevention month (#SPM19) to highlight the importance of being there for the people in our lives. 

  • Use the hashtag #BeThere to educate your social media followers about the many actions one can take to support a person who is struggling.
  • Participate in the Action Alliance's #BeThere Twitter chat on Monday, September 9 at 2pm ET.
  • Visit the Action Alliance's #BeThere web page to learn more about our efforts and the efforts of our partners.
  • Join our partner page to show your commitment to being part of our #BeThere efforts.
  • Pledge to show your commitment to participate in the National Weekend of Prayer for Faith, Hope, and Life (September 6-8).
  • Promote and share the AI/AN Hope for Life Day Toolkit.
#WSPD19

#WSPD19

World Suicide Prevention Day #WSPD - Working Together to Prevent Suicide

Browse the International Association for Suicide Prevention (IASP) World Suicide Prevention Day resources such as the Twitter WSPD Emoji, brochures, banners, Light a Candle postcards, WSPD Facts & Figures, Suggested Activities, Take a Minute, WSPD buttons, lapel pins, wristbands, and the WSPD Ribbon in various formats.

#BeThe1To

#BeThe1To

#BeThe1To is the National Suicide Prevention Lifeline’s (NSPL) message for National Suicide Prevention Month and beyond, which helps spread the word about actions we can all take to prevent suicide. The Lifeline network and its partners are working to change the conversation from suicide to suicide prevention, to actions that can promote healing, help and give hope.

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