Suicide Prevention Month Toolkit

Discover our comprehensive online toolkit designed to support Suicide Prevention Month. Access valuable resources and information to help prevent suicide.


Utilizing this Toolkit 

We can all do our part to help prevent suicide in South Dakota. September is Suicide Prevention Month, a time to spread hope, fight negative stigma and help shift public perceptions. This toolkit is here to share resources, provide vital information and help address this serious health problem. Suicidal thoughts can affect anyone regardless of age, sex, race or background, so it’s important to speak up, show support and be proactive.

Social Media Resources 

Social Media Posts 


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It’s okay to talk about suicide. For help and resources for you or someone you love, call 988. In South Dakota, 1 in 6 adults lives with a mental illness. Together we can let people know it’s safe to get help when they need it most.


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This Suicide Prevention Month, show your support by checking in with those around you. Fight the stigma around suicide and remind others that suicide is preventable.


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The number one thing you can do to prevent suicide is to start a conversation. No matter how small the act may seem, it can make a big difference. If you’re concerned that someone’s been thinking about suicide, be there for them and just ask.

Community Outreach 





Press Release


HR Emails 

As a Human Resources professional, you can help employees feel supported and connect them with resources during Suicide Prevention Month. Bring awareness to the importance of mental health and local resources with this example email message.