#BeThe1To
Help Save a Life

We can all take action to prevent suicide.

Most people want to help someone in distress but don’t know what to say or do – or are afraid
they might make things worse. Evidence shows this is not the case. It is critical to reach out.

Below are some simple steps that can make all the difference.

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Know the Warning Signs

The more familiar you are with the warning signs of suicide, the more likely you are to recognize them. US posters refer to National Suicide Prevention Lifeline. Canadian posters refer to Crisis Services Canada. Please download and print a poster below and put it up everywhere you can, including call boards, notice boards, breakrooms, and anywhere other safety information is shown.

#BeThe1To

There are five steps that can be critical to saving a life. The more familiar you (and everyone around you) are with them, the more comfortable you will be taking those steps. US posters refer to National Suicide Prevention Lifeline. Canadian posters refer to Crisis Services Canada. Each poster includes a QR code that will lead you directly to more information about each of the steps. JPGs are provided for sharing on social media.

Each of the five steps is very straightforward, but implementing them can sometimes be a little daunting. How do you “Ask?” How can you “Keep them safe?” Click here for information that  will give you practical guidance and examples for each of the steps.