Would You Know How to Help a Student Athlete Who is Contemplating Suicide?
“A Friend Asks” is a FREE smart-phone app that helps provide the information, tools and resources that could help one of your students or athletes who may be struggling with thoughts of suicide. Download the app today and encourage fellow coaches and teachers to do the same. Education is the key to prevention and with information like this as close as your smartphone; you could help save a life!
The “A Friend Asks” App contains the following information:
- warning signs of suicidal ideation
- how to help a friend
- how to get help now
- what to do and what not to do
- the B1 Program
If in an immediate crisis, call 911. If you, or a friend, need to talk with a counselor for help or need resources available in your area, call the National Suicide Prevention Lifeline (anytime 24/7 at 1-800-273-8255) or use the Get Help Now button on the app.