Encourage Hope and Help is a suicide prevention website for youth (ages 10-24), parents, educators, LGBTQ, attempt survivors, loss survivors, veterans, and community members in the Kansas City area. Through education and prevention efforts, we strive to end youth suicide.
Helping your children name their trusted adults can really make a big impact. Small connections are important for the support system we need for ourselves and our families! To learn more, visit rootsofresiliencekc.com ... See MoreSee Less
To help your peers with their mental health, we ask that you ACT: Acknowledge warning signs, Care to listen nonjudgmentally, and Tell a trusted adult.
The ACT Message is introduced in the Signs of Suicide program. If you are interested in implementing SOS into your school, please reach out to Emily at firstname.lastname@example.org. ... See MoreSee Less
A small reminder for everyone to practice self-care so you can be the best you can be for the world around you. ... See MoreSee Less
Let's talk about mental health and what we can do to manage our emotions:
- Focus on what you can control
- Do what helps you feel a sense of safety
- Reach out if you need support ... See MoreSee Less
Being mindful is the practice of paying attention to the present moment. No worries about the past, or anxiety about the future. With the uncertainty in our lives, it's easy to become stressed about things you can and cannot control, but I encourage you to be mindful today and focus on the now.
Take a pause, be grateful for what is around you, and foster mindfulness into your day-to-day routine. ... See MoreSee Less
This website was developed [in part] under a grant number 1H79SM062907-01 from the Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration (SAMHSA), U.S. Department of Health and Human Services (HHS). The views, policies, and opinions expressed are those of the authors and do not necessarily reflect those of SAMHSA or HHS.
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