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, along with a .png of your logo and a link to your website, to be added to this page by emailing it to firstname.lastname@example.org with the subject line “#BeThe1To Custom Kit.”
Send a postcard to thank someone who has “been there” for you during a difficult time.
Download a #BeThe1To poster or two, print them out and hang them up in your communities to spread the word that we can all take action to help prevent suicide.
Donate to your local crisis center, or Vibrant Emotional Health, the administrators of the 988 Suicide & Crisis Lifeline (formerly known as the National Suicide Prevention Lifeline).