Suicide Prevention Resources: If you need immediate assistance, please call the National Suicide Prevention Lifeline at the new hotline, 988, or 800-273-8255. For other resources, please read our blog on how to support mental health.
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News. Social media. Online classes. Teenagers are plugged into bad news and challenging learning environments. Social media, which can be a positive place to connect, may spawn feelings of isolation and low self-esteem. Learn when to help them unplug by knowing the signs.
Anxiety. Fear. Pressure. The stress teenagers are facing now is creating a time bomb that can explode into violence. Not just shootings, but suicide, self-harm, and depression. You can diffuse this bomb if you know the signs.
Boredom. Distance. Withdrawal. Too many teenagers are fading into their own loneliness. Living in a world of social isolation that can make them disappear. Sometimes permanently. If you know the signs, you can get help.
Learn how to spot the outer signs of an inner struggle with information and tips created by our experts. You’ll help prevent mental health challenges from escalating into violence or tragedy. Please fill out our form and you will receive our “Know the Signs” Guide.
Help us raise awareness on how to spot the outer signs of an inner struggle and prevent a tragedy.
The bipartisan Suicide Training and Awareness Nationally Delivered for Universal Prevention (STANDUP) Act of 2021 helps ensure all 6th through 12th grade students nationwide have access to suicide prevention training in their schools.
Sandy Hook Promise is a national nonprofit organization with a mission to educate and empower youth and adults to prevent violence in schools, homes, and communities.
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Reaching hundreds of millions of viewers, our PSAs have helped raise awareness that violence is preventable and encouraged millions more people to get involved. To date, more than 18 million people have been trained in our “Know the Signs” programs and over 8 million people have made “The Promise” to protect children.