In response to the global media coverage surrounding the “Momo Challenge”, Suicide Awareness Voices of Education (SAVE) and the International Association for Suicide Prevention (IASP) have prepared the following statement in which we express our concern about the likely negative impact on young people, in particular those who are vulnerable, and suggest that the media […]
SAVE releases statement from experts on the release of 13 Reasons Why, season 2. Visit www.13reasonswhytoolkit.org or click image below for more information.
It is time for the 29th Annual Suicide Awareness Memorial Saturday, April 14, 2018 | 9:00 AM – 12:00 PM (registration and doors open at 8:30 AM) NEW LOCATION THIS YEAR!! St. Andrew Lutheran Church 13600 Technology Drive Eden Prairie, MN 55344 Free and open to the public! Donations greatly accepted! Individual Survivor Stories, Memorial […]
2018 National SAVE Media Award- Submission Portal Now Open The purpose of the award is to recognize safe and ethical reporting on the impact of suicide and publications or broadcasts that contribute to public understanding of suicide and mental health. We invite all journalists and reporters covering the topics of mental health and suicide to consider submitting […]
Every year during the month of September we honor lives lost to suicide and promote suicide prevention activities around the world. Globally, every 40 seconds someone dies by suicide. In the USA every 12 minutes someone loses their battle with a mental illness and every 30 seconds someone attempts suicide. Young and old, from every walk […]
“Dr. Dan Reidenberg, executive director of Suicide Awareness Voices of Education…encourages asking kids whether they are playing Blue Whale or have friends who are playing. However, he reiterated that “there is no need to panic, because this is not yet a crisis, rather a caution to alert people in advance.” Read more below Family finds […]
An insightful and educational report on media’s coverage of suicide by KARE 11 featuring SAVE’s Executive Director.
SAVE is thrilled to announce our recent partnership with the Anxiety and Depression Association of America! Together, we’ve created a practical guide to demonstrate the best ways to help someone who may be experiencing a suicidal crisis. Click the image to save. Please feel free to share! ADAA’s mission focuses on the prevention, treatment, and cure of […]
We are looking for volunteers to join us at the 2017 Men’s Golf U.S. Open at Erin Hills Golf Course in Erin, WI! During the week of June 12-18, 2017, the U.S. Open Championship will be contested in Wisconsin for the first time. The championship will welcome the world’s top players vying for the title […]
On March 31, Netflix will launch Thirteen Reasons Why, a tv series based on a popular novel of the same name. The fictional story is cautionary tale of a young girl’s suicide, and covers other sensitive subject matter as the series progresses. In response to the series and in partnership with the Jed Foundation, SAVE drafted […]