Promote Take 5
5 Simple Ways to Promote Take 5
ON OR BEFORE WORLD SUICIDE PREVENTION DAY
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!
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!
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!
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!
SHARE A MESSAGE OF HOPE
Be an influencer for a cause! 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!