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Statement About Suicide in the News

There has been a lot of news coverage this week about the tragic deaths of Kate Spade and Anthony Bourdain, as well as the just released CDC Report on the increase in suicides. SAVE expresses our heartfelt and deep sorrow to both the Spade and Bourdain families during this very painful and difficult time. We […]

29th Annual Suicide Awareness Memorial

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 […]

Now Accepting Submissions!

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 […]

SAVE’s HOPE campaign

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 […]

Blue Whale Challenge – CNN Report

“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 […]

SAVE and ADAA Partner

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 […]

2017 Men’s Golf U.S. Open

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 […]

Tips for Watching New Netflix Series 13 Reasons Why

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 […]