As we look to Suicide Prevention Month in September, with Suicide Prevention Week taking place 9/8-9/14, the National Action Alliance for Suicide Prevention (Action Alliance)—the nation’s public-private partnership with 250+ partner organizations—wants to remind you about the important role we all play in suicide prevention. This is the fourth and final in a series of e-blasts aimed at equipping you with the necessary resources and tools for your organization to plan for and participate in this important national conversation. In this e-blast learn more about some of the campaigns and events being planned by our partners, as well as a reminder of some of the Action Alliance's #BeThere activities.
To view the first e-blast on messaging about suicide, click here.
To view the second e-blast on public perception data and the role of the public in suicide prevention, click here.
To view the third e-blast highlighting Action Alliance activities, click here.
Join the Action Alliance in Promoting #BeThere for
Suicide Prevention Month/Week, and All Year Long
National Action Alliance for Suicide Prevention(Action Alliance) and its hundreds of public-private partners are once again uniting during suicide prevention month (
#SPM19) to highlight the importance of being there for the people in our lives. Join the Action Alliance to help educate the public about actions anyone, anywhere can take to help someone feel more hopeful, engage in help-seeking behaviors, and experience recovery. Get involved today!
Use the hashtag #BeThere to educate your social media followers about the many actions one can take to support a person who is struggling.
A number of our partners will be promoting the #BeThere messaging through their existing campaigns and resources. Learn more about these campaigns below:
National Suicide Prevention Lifeline
U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs
National Council on Suicide Prevention
American Association of Suicidology
American Foundation for Suicide Prevention
Suicide Prevention Month/Week Events
There are a number of local and national activities taking place throughout the month of September in recognition of Suicide Prevention Month and Week. Below is a brief rundown of some of the national-level events taking place across our partner organizations: