Join the Movement

Join the Movement

Spread the word about suicide prevention, and show how we can all take action and make an impact in someone’s life. Share #BeThe1To’s 5 action steps, as well as resources, tips and messages throughout National Suicide Prevention Month and beyond. Learn about each step and why the steps are effective here.

Ways to Participate

Spread the#BeThe1To message on social media by using our plug-and-play Message Kit.

Share the 5-steps by choosing a Graphic Kit from the options below. The Graphic Kits detail the steps to help someone in crisis. Sample messages to accompany the graphics are included in the plug-and-play Message Kit.

Create your own 5-step Graphic Kit using our Customization Guidelines. Submit your kit to be added to this page by emailing it to communications@mhaofnyc.org with the subject line “#BeThe1To Custom Kit.”

Participate in a #BeThe1To Twitter Chat, held every Tuesday throughout September 2017.

Donate to your local crisis center, or MHA-NYC, the administrators of the National Suicide Prevention Lifeline.

5-Step Graphic Kits

Are you or someone you know in crisis?

You are not alone, and help is available. If you are located within the U.S., visit The Lifeline. If you are located outside of the U.S., visit IASP.