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In support of National Suicide Prevention Awareness Week (September 8-14, 2019), this year’s toolkit includes specific items to support suicide prevention among first responders.
Self care resources, including posters, an article, and graphics with self care tips to share on social media.
The theme of this year’s activation toolkit is Finding Purpose: Taking Care of Ourselves and Others.
This webinar reviews materials available to support suicide prevention efforts.
This guide provides a step by step approach to creating Suicide Prevention Coalitions.
This brochure provides information about warning signs, how to find the words to offer support to someone, and a link to the campaign website for resources.
This Learning Collaborative promotes sharing of knowledge and experience among peers who coordinate local suicide prevention efforts around the state.
Creative files for the outdoor board designed to help raise awareness of older adult suicide prevention and encourage people to recognize the signs of suicide and seek help.
This webinar reviews comprehensive suicide prevention approaches and discusses how to maintain energy and hope when the going gets tough.
This webinar presented the rationale for suicide prevention in the workplace and provided an overview of best practices and resources.
This webinar provided information, resources and programs to support advancement of suicide prevention efforts for youth in schools and communities.
Social media posts in English, for use during Suicide Prevention Week 2018.
A webinar that provides an overview of resources and activities for Suicide Prevention Week 2018.
Coupled with the Overview of Workplace Suicide Prevention Strategies, this document provides a list of helpful online resources to enhance any new or existing workplace suicide prevention programs.
This document provides information, context, and strategies surrounding workplace suicide prevention programs.
A shorter version of the Suicide Prevention in the Workplace Presentation, which presents the rationale for workplace suicide prevention.
A customizable PowerPoint presentation that presents the rationale for workplace suicide prevention and an overview of strategies.
A drop-in article that can be customized or used as-is, in newsletters, blogs, or local media.
Talking points and data on suicide prevention in the workplace.
Includes resources for National Suicide Prevention Awareness Week and World Suicide Prevention Day.
Know The Signs 2014 Outcomes Report
This webinar provided information on resources and programs to engage youth in suicide prevention and mental health awareness.
Know the Signs suicide prevention posters available for download and print to raise awareness and learn the warning signs of suicide.
Know the Signs suicide prevention posters for men to raise awareness and learn the warning signs of suicide.
Final report of the study executed to test concepts for the Know the Signs campaign refresh project.
Ideas to involve young people in suicide prevention efforts for Suicide Prevention Week.
Safe and effective messaging recommendations for suicide prevention.
Instructions for a local gun shop activity for suicide prevention.
Suicide prevention resources for men in the middle years of life.
Instructions for a local coffee shop activity for Suicide Prevention Week.
Use these social media posts to raise awareness during Suicide Prevention Week and beyond.
A grouping of suicide prevention tools for the general public.
This toolkit focuses on men in the middle years.
This webinar provided information about strategies and specific resources to reach men, as well as different ways to address access to lethal means.
A bilingual (Russian/English) Know the Signs Brochure that has been linguistically and culturally adapted for the Russian-speaking community.
A Know the Signs poster that is culturally and linguistically adapted for the Punjabi community.
A Know the Signs Brochure that is culturally and linguistically adapted for the Punjabi community.
A webinar that covers the basics of safe and effective messaging for suicide prevention.
Emails to share with your networks on each day of Suicide Prevention Week.
Resources to educate others about older adult suicide prevention.
A "Suicide Prevention 101" presentation tailored for older adults.
A drop-in article that can be used in media reaching older adults.
Recommendations for reporting on suicide in English and Spanish.
Guidelines for suicide prevention messaging on social media and beyond.
Pre-written social media posts and graphics for Suicide Prevention Week.
Infographics to inform decision makers and program partners in your community.
A Proclamation template for Suicide Prevention Week.
A drop-in article that can be customized or used as-is, for placement in newsletters, blogs and local media.
This tip sheet includes ideas to use statewide resources to augment your activities and communications around Suicide Prevention Week.
The Know the Signs Campaign Catalog details all suicide prevention materials and resources that are available for download from the Each Mind Matters Resource Center.
Design files for an outdoor billboard reaching out to the African American community with messaging about suicide prevention and understanding the signs of suicide.
Design files for a print ad reaching out to the African American community with messaging about suicide prevention and understanding the signs of suicide.
This letter offers an overview of the Media Advocacy Outreach Toolkit.
This document explains the Know the Signs campaign, offers talking points, and details the calls to action for reaching out to find help and resources.
A report providing a baseline for how appropriate California media outlets discuss suicide in the news in 2012.
The Program 3 suicide prevention social marketing team conducted an assessment of each county's communication capacity and needs.
A variety of suicide prevention materials for the Vietnamese community in California.
Artwork is provided for a double-sided key chain with the campaign logo and URL on one side and the National Suicide Prevention Lifeline on the other.
A variety of research activities implemented to ensure that social marketing strategy is grounded in research and evidence.
This booklet contains visuals and instructions for the various creative mediums available to you in the Resource Center.
The Know the Signs Campaign developed this resource to help guide county efforts to engage primary care in suicide prevention.
This webinar provides an overview of the development process of materials for 7 Asian and Pacific Islander populations.
This poster lists key warning signs for suicide and encourages individuals to visit the campaign website to learn more.
This booklet provides case studies and examples of social media campaigns and describes how to best utilize social media to complement your suicide prevention efforts.
A small county webinar on engaging survivors of suicide loss in local suicide prevention efforts.
Artwork (in English and Spanish) to customize a ball point pen with a Know the Signs banner and information.
A webinar that discusses suicide prevention outreach to men.
A compilation of resources describing "Culture and Community" and "Native Communities of Care."
Artwork for a 2-inch round pin button featuring the campaign logo and URL is provided.
A webinar on promoting suicide prevention with local news media and how the Media Outreach Toolkit can be used at the local level.
A summary of the differences in news reports of suicide deaths and prevention activities before and after exposure to the Know The Signs campaign.
Artwork available to customize a pocket calendar with full color front and back covers.
This tip sheet provides considerations for preparing someone who has experienced loss due to suicide to speak to members of the media.
A webinar on Recommendations for Reporting on Suicide in small counties.
This webinar provides an overview of why it makes sense to focus on reducing access to lethal means, including poisonings, firearms, and jumping from heights.
A variety of suicide prevention materials for the Hmong community in California.
Artwork for several versions of a drink coaster featuring the Know the Signs campaign logo and URL.
This article can be used in publications that reach older adults.
The radio spot is aimed at the general public with an emphasis on those concerned about a man in their life.
Pathways to Purpose and Hope: A Guide to Creating a Sustainable Suicide Bereavement Support Program for Families and Friends After a Suicide Death
The Pathways to Purpose and Hope offers guidance for how to create a sustainable program for survivors of suicide loss.
A variety of suicide prevention materials for the Lao community in California.
Print-ready files for the design of the Know The Signs "Pain Isn't Obvious" and "So Alone" branded magnets.
This article discusses the dangers of access to lethal means and how such access contributes to the likelihood of a completed suicide.
English and Spanish Introductory Videos for the Know the Signs campaign.
A webinar on Pathways to Purpose and Hope, a guide to creating a sustainable suicide bereavement support program.
A variety of suicide prevention materials for the Khmer-speaking community in California.
Artwork for a canvas tote bag featuring the campaign logo and URL and promoting the National Suicide Prevention Lifeline.
This article is intended for people in rural communities who want to know how to help the community.
Design files for an outdoor billboard reaching out to the communities with messaging about suicide prevention and understanding the signs of suicide.
This poster was developed for crisis centers who are seeking to promote their local hotlines.
A compilation of Know the Signs suicide prevention materials for the Korean community in California.
A poster designed to reach "helpers", those in a position to recognize warning signs and offer support to a person they are concerned about.
This guide provides people engaged in suicide prevention with the tools necessary to serve as effective media spokespersons.
Static online banners to raise awareness about suicide prevention and drive traffic to SuicideIsPreventable.org
This poster was developed for crisis centers who are seeking to promote their local hotlines.
A variety of suicide prevention materials for the Filipino community in California.
This webinar discusses ways to utilize films and resources from the Directing Change Student Film Program to promote and support local awareness and prevention activities.
Know The Signs logos and a guide on how and when to use the logo on outreach materials for suicide prevention.
Butte County worked with a local free newspaper to create this 8-page insert highlighting county-wide suicide prevention activities.
A webinar on suicide prevention and first responders, including presentations from speakers covering the key role of first responders in suicide prevention and post-vention.
A variety of suicide prevention outreach materials for the Chinese community in California.
An online interactive advertisement for API youth to learn about suicide and become peer helpers for those at risk of suicide.
A print-ready tent card file for your outreach efforts.
A webinar that describes the fundamentals of creating suicide prevention task forces in small counties.
Presentation from the August 14th webinar "Small County Implementation of the Know the Signs Campaign"
This webinar details how small counties are implementing the Know the Signs Campaign locally.
This poster lists key warning signs for suicide and encourages "helpers" to visit the campaign website to learn more.
A micro website featuring an introductory film aimed at helpers of LGBTQ youth at risk of suicide.
A PowerPoint presentation template that can be used to share information about the Know the Signs campaign or customized with your own content.
A webinar on finding and using local data that describes available data sources on suicide ideation, suicide attempts, suicide death and suicide method.
This webinar provided an overview of the MY3 Suicide Prevention app features, its website, and how it can help individuals at risk for suicide stay safe.
Design files for a print ad reaching out to the Chinese community with messaging about suicide prevention and understanding the signs of suicide.
This flyer offers details about how to stay connected via the MY3 mobile application.
Templates that can be used to announce upcoming meetings and trainings, compose fact sheets, share meeting notes, or as a report cover.
This webinar discusses how to use and customize the available Know the Signs campaign materials for your county.
This webinar provided an overview of the MY3 Suicide Prevention App features, its website, and how it can help individuals at risk for suicide stay safe.
This print ad is aimed at "helpers" in the Korean general community who can recognize warning signs and offer support to a person who might be thinking about suicide.
This MY3 tent card includes information about how to stay connected via the MY3 mobile application.
Add the Know The Signs email signature and help us spread the word about the campaign.
A presentation on the link between suicide prevention and substance abuse, and resources to enhance partnerships between both fields in an effort to improve care.
This webinar provides information on data about suicidal ideation, suicide attempts and suicide deaths, as well as other sources of useful data.
This TV spot is aimed at older adults in the Hmong community, the "helpers" who are in a position to recognize warning signs and offer support.
Presented by Paul Quinnett, PhD, this webinar addresses three critical components of suicide-safer communities.
Use these recommendations when writing about suicide, or provide them to media who report on the topic of suicide.
A webinar on responding after a suicide in a rural county, including existing resources that assist counties with memorials, schools, media, and online presence.
A recording of the small county webinar on the California Integrated Behavioral Health Project (CA IBHP).
This webinar provided an overview of resources and technical assistance available through both campaigns.