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Need help now?  Call the National Suicide Prevention Lifeline at 1.800.273.8255
Need Help Now? Call the National Suicide Prevention Lifeline. 1.800.273.8255

Tips on Advocacy

Tips on Advocacy

Do you want to educate state, local media and communities about suicide, help shape laws and policies, and change the way others think and talk about suicide and mental illness? If so, then GET INVOLVED.

Forefront’s all volunteer advisory board organizes a suicide prevention education day in Olympia and helps to keep the public informed about bills in the legislature that are beneficial to preventing suicide.

Periodically, Forefront holds trainings on the legislative process and how to advocate within the legislature and by working with social and news media.

Here are some tip sheets: