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Safe Messaging

Here are two helpful links with valuable tips on providing safe messaging about suicide.

Suicide Prevention Resource Center (SPRC) -

American Federation for Suicide Prevention -

MCSP promotes effective, consistent, safe communication around suicide prevention, awareness, and the work of the statewide and regional coalitions. MCSP makes resources available using language that frames suicide as a public health issue, infusing hope, and understanding that suicide is preventable and mental illnesses are treatable. MCSP recognizes the vast and growing number of internet platforms, entertainment/games, news, and YouTube advice may have inaccurate or outdated information. The focus of MCSP’s messaging has been sharing information that is considered best practices and encouraging help-seeking through our Crisis and Support Navigation information found on Crisis and Support Navigation (

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