Hope for Life Day Toolkit

Date: 2015
(For resources, this is the publication date. For programs, this is the date posted.)

Information

Type:  Toolkit
Author:  American Indian/Alaska Native Task Force, National Action Alliance for Suicide Prevention
Publisher:  Education Development Center (EDC)

This toolkit is geared towards professionals and grass-roots organizers working in AI/AN communities to implement a community-wide Hope for Life Day on September 10 of each year.The National American Indian/Alaska Native Hope for Life Day coincides with World Suicide Prevention Day on September 10 of each year. This toolkit will help community organizers take specific steps to change the conversation around suicide, initiate action for awareness, and foster hope in the effort to reduce or eliminate suicide in their community. Organizers are encouraged to host culturally tailored events in their community to promote hope, life, cultural resiliency, and community transformation.

Populations:  American Indians and Alaska Natives
Planning and Implementing:  Cultural Competence, Communications and Outreach