NORTH CAROLINA: It's OK 2 Ask...about Suicide

February 17, 2016
News Type:  From the Field
State:  North Carolina

It’s OK 2 Ask . . . about Suicide is a website designed to prevent suicide among young people by providing them with information and resources, including videos, poems, and other materials created by their peers. The website provides information on how to recognize and respond to the warning signs of suicide and guidance on how to find help for depression and suicidal thoughts. It also encourages young people to create stories, videos, poems, and artwork about suicide and suicide prevention to share with others. The website was created by the Injury and Violence Prevention Branch of the North Carolina Division of Public Health, with funding from a Garrett Lee Smith Suicide Prevention grant.

Planning and Implementing:  New and Social Media