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> Depression & Suicide > Raise Awareness

Raise Awareness

Suggested Activities for Raising Awareness of Suicide

Provide an in-service for staff about suicide issues

Provide presentations to schools, churches, parents, etc. in your local community, local legislators and politicians

Ask local community leaders to declare September 6 - 12, 2009 Suicide Prevention Week (sample proclamation included)

Ask the local paper to write on some aspect of youth suicide prevention, school or college newspaper, radio, television, public
access networks, pod-cast(s), blogs, etc..

Utilize the visual arts to emphasize suicide prevention, i.e., art/poster contest etc. . . .

Send a letter home to parents about suicide, means of prevention and resource information including the Infoline number: 2-1-1

Check with area youth service bureaus, libraries, schools etc. for information on local initiatives regarding Youth Suicide Prevention Week

Include information about suicide prevention in your agency communiqué

Encourage and support student involvement

Hold a fundraiser/awareness raiser for Suicide prevention foundation


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