During the week of October 16 - 20, 2017, thousands of schools and youth organizations from across the United States will participate in Say Something Week. Say Something Week raises awareness and educates students and the community through training, advertising, public proclamations, media events, contests and school awards. Say Something Week reinforces the power young people have to prevent tragedies and save lives when they Say Something to a trusted adult.
What is Say Something?
Did you know that when it comes to threats of violence or suicide, most are known by at least one other person BEFORE the incident takes place? Imagine how much tragedy could be averted if these individuals said something?
Say Something teaches students, grades 6-12, how to look for warning signs, signals and threats, especially in social media, from a peer who might be planning to hurt themselves or someone else and to say something to a trusted adult to get help and save a life.
How does Say Something work?
Say Something is a no cost, easy-to-implement, life-saving program that can be delivered digitally, in the classroom or through assemblies. The initial presentation takes 50 minutes or less and the program offers a wide range of activities to ensure sustainability and integration into the school culture year-round through SAVE Promise Clubs.
Learn more about participating in Say Something Week:
- Frequently Asked Questions: Learn more about Say Something Week.
- Say Something Week Guide: Download this short planning guide that provides you with easy-to-implement ideas, activities and templates your school or youth organization can do in as little as an hour during Say Something Week.
- Say Something Awards: All schools and youth organizations participating in Say Something Week are eligible to apply for Say Something Awards. The Say Something Week Guide contains tips and best practices that will help with your application.
- Say Something Logo: Download the Say Something logo to use in your Say Something Week activities.
- Say Something Week Sample Email or Letter: Are you a concerned parent, grandparent or community member who wants to bring Say Something Week to your child's school or a school or youth organization in your community? Use this sample message to help get more schools and youth organizations involved in Say Something Week.
Sign up to bring Say Something Week to your school or youth organization: