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5 Simple Ways to Promote Take 5

ON OR BEFORE WORLD SUICIDE PREVENTION DAY

SEPTEMBER 10

1

BECOME A PARTNER!

Are you a business or organization? Sign up to become an official Take 5 Partner! Take 5 partners support the campaign by sharing the Take 5 campaign in as many ways as possible on or before WSPD and report back an estimate of their reach. In return, we place your business or organization's name and link on the Take 5 website. All types of businesses, nonprofits, government entities, etc. are welcome to sign up! Do you know of a business or organization that may be interested? Tell them about Take 5!

 

Yes, I want to partner with Take 5!

No thanks, but I'll still share the campaign.

 

2

POST THE TAKE 5 STEPS

Use your social media channels to share each Take 5 action steps. You can post them all at once or spread them out over several posts on Facebook, Instagram, Twitter, or anywhere else people will see them!

Step 1 Image download

Step 2 Image download

Step 3 Image download

Step 4 Image download

Step 5 Image download

 

3

Use our preselected text, image, and other tools to share Take 5 with your professional and personal circles online:

  • in your company's newsletter,

  • on your personal or company website,

  • in an email to friends and family,

  • on your personal social media pages, or

  • feature Take 5 on a blog post! 

  1. POST TEXT: "September 10th is World Suicide Prevention Day. Take 5 to Save Lives." 

  2. BLOG POST/NEWSLETTER: Download Word Doc

  3. SITE LINK: www.take5tosavelives.org

  4. IMAGE: Take 5 social media image

  5. TAKE 5 LOGO: Download 

GET SOCIAL!

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4

DISTRIBUTE POSTERS

Share the Take 5 campaign offline too! Print and hang up Take 5 posters at:

  • Your office (the break room or a common space is best!)

  • Churches or places of faith

  • High schools and universities 

  • Local government buildings 

  • Coffee shops and restaurants

  • And many more! 

 

Download Take 5 Poster

Create Custom Poster with YOUR resources

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5

POST A TAKE 5 SELFIE

One of the best ways to encourage friends and family to get involved is to SHOW them! Follow the steps below: 

  • Take a selfie holding up 5 fingers (see the photo to the right for an example).​

  • Post to Instagram or Facebook and tag @Take5tosavelives. Use a variation of this suggested text: "September 10 is World Suicide Prevention Day and I've taken 5 steps to prevent suicide. You can too!" 

  • Tag or share your photo with a friend and challenge them to Take 5 to Save Lives too!