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Tuesday
Sep012015

30 Days of Suicide Awareness & Prevention

1: Take one link and pass it around --> Help Someone Else Online via the National Suicide Prevention Line.

2: Download a Lifeline Wallet Card for free in English or Spanish.

3: If you see someone with a semicolon tattoo, give them a high-five!

4: Follow Friday on Twitter --> @800273TALK @CrisisTextLine @afspnational @AASuicidology @TrevorProject @SFSuicide @HopeForTheDay @SPRCtweets.

5: Join in or donate to an @OvernightWalk - check it!

6: Share @TrevorProject, the leading crisis intervention & suicide prevention services org for LGBTQ youth, 13-24 years old: http://www.thetrevorproject.org/.

7: Take 5 to #StopSuicide during National Suicide Prevention Week.

8: Read over "Talk Saves Lives" via the American Foundation for Suicide Prevention.

9: If you've got something like this, wear it out & about!

 

10. Take a free online course to improve your knowledge and skills in suicide prevention through the Suicide Prevention Resource Center.

11. Volunteer and/or donate to the Crisis Text Line.

12. Get involved with the Trans Lifeline.

13. Check out AFSP's "Meet the Researchers" video series on the latest in suicide research.

14. Volunteer as a field advocate.

15. Become a Bridgewatch Angel and be the one to listen and give hope.

16. Memorize the warning signs of suicide with this easy mnemonic: IS PATH WARM?

17. Share this great list of online resouces from the American Association of Suicidology on social media.

18. Give a gift to the American Foundation for Suicide Prevention.

19. Download "A Friend Asks" App.

20. Print your own Yellow Ribbon Ask4Help! cards and distribute widely.

21. Give hope, get hope, and share your story with A2A's Messges of Hope campaign.

22. Take a depression screening or share it with somone you might be concerned about.

23. Read "Means Matter" from Harvard's School of Public Health.

24. Get yourself a temporary tattoo from AFSP and "Be the voice."

25. Become a volunteer at the San Francisco Suicide Prevention Hotline.

26. Get invoved with National Suicide Prevention Week in September.

27. Know the myths about suicide.

28. Find a LivingWorks training near you.

29. Learn about the steps you can take if you are concerned about someone on Instagram, Snapchat, Facebook, and Twitter.

30. Read and share Dr. Schwartz's helpful article on "What Viewers Should Consider" before watching 13 Reasons Why. (Links to Talking Points are also helpful!)

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