No-cost, digital and downloadable tools that teach students, grades 6-12, how to look for warning signs, signals and threats, especially in social media, from an individual who may be threatening to hurt themselves or others and to Say Something to a trusted adult are available to assist you in delivering the Say Something program to your school or youth organization.
Please note: The Train the Trainer and Student Training videos are located on YouTube. If you are unable to access, please contact the IT department at your school or organization or log on to a different wi-fi network.
Download our newly updated, no-cost and easy to implement Planning Guide that will provide you detailed information on how to plan for a great Say Something Week. In addition, our Toolkit provides you with resources, ideas, examples and activities your school or youth organization can do in as little as an hour during Say Something Week.
Say Something Train the Trainer Video
The Say Something Train the Trainer video teaches adults how to deliver an in-person Student Training. This Train the Trainer is conducted by Debra J D’Angelo. Debra is a mental health professional who has worked as a full-time school psychologist for over 25 years and has been a Sandy Hook Promise Presenter since 2015. Debra has provided Sandy Hook Promise trainings to numerous schools, law enforcement agencies, and parents in the Say Something and Say Something Anonymous Reporting System; Start With Hello; and Signs Of Suicide (SOS) prevention programs.
- This Train the Trainer Video is conducted by Debra J D’Angelo, who has been a Sandy Hook Promise Presenter since 2015.
Say Something Student Training Videos
To see an exemplar of the Say Something Student Training by two of our many outstanding Promise Presenters, we strongly encourage you to watch at least one of the following Student Trainings both before and after the Train the Trainer video. Please note, these videos are intended only for training purposes for Say Something presenters. They are not intended for student use.
- This Student Training is conducted by Andre Elliot, who is Sandy Hook Promise’s National Training Manager.
- This Student Training is conducted by Debra J D’Angelo, who has been a Sandy Hook Promise Presenter since 2015.
The Say Something Student Presentation can be completed in 30-40 minutes. If you are conducting this presentation for the first time, we encourage you to watch the Train the Trainer Video and Student Presentation exemplar videos first. Also available in Spanish.
The Educators and Student guides accompany the Student Presentation. If you downloaded this content before Jan. 17, 2019, please note that we have updated the presentation. Click here to access the earlier PowerPoint Presentation here (English, Spanish) and here to access the earlier Train the Trainer video.
This recorded webinar provides best practices on how to implement engaging activities during Call to Action Week.
This online platform allows you to train students in Say Something via an interactive digital learning experience. You can use this as your primary or supplemental training during Say Something week, perhaps during a free period or as homework. To sustain the lessons from Say Something, your students can also use this tool as a reinforcement exercise, a few weeks or months after the initial Say Something training.
This short, three-minute video is designed to help promote Say Something and educate others about Say Something. It can be shared with school staff, parents, students and community members.
This easy-to-use guide is designed to assist adult educators in delivering and sustaining the Say Something program. It includes tips for getting started; key messages and action steps to emphasize; and ideas, activities and resources for supporting young people in carrying out Say Something throughout the year.
This easy-to-use guide is designed to assist peer leaders and SAVE Promise Club members in sustaining Say Something throughout the year. It includes tips for getting started; key action steps and messages to emphasize; and ideas, activities and resources that young people can do throughout the year to carry Say Something forward and create a culture of "upstanders."
With the help of Sandy Hook Promise’s Say Something program, youth are taking the initiative to learn the warning signs of someone at risk of hurting themselves or others as well as how to get help by saying something to a trusted adult. Click here to see what students have accomplished.
For additional ideas on how to sustain Say Something and empower your students to be upstanders and leaders, visit www.sandyhookpromise.org/savepromiseclub to learn more.
Say Something Poster
This easy-to-use guide is designed for community organizations and leaders. By providing this guide, we aim to continue the conversation beyond school to reach youth and connect with them where they are.
The Say Something Parent Resource Guide is a tool that parents and caretakers can use – and that schools and youth organizations can give to parents – to help continue the Say Something conversation at home. Also available in Spanish.
To help Sandy Hook Promise share the numbers of youth trained in Say Something with our funders and supporters, please share your training back with us.
Real examples of when Say Something worked. This handout can be used to share Say Something success stories with students during the Say Something program and correlates to page 23 of the Educators Guide.