Working toward that goal, we build public awareness, offer trainings and school curricula, and support communities taking action.
Please support our work to save the lives of young people.
NEW! Video shows what to look for, and what to do, to save a life:
- YSPP selected to be part of The Seattle Foundation's GiveBIG event. Please help us save a life and donate May 15!
- YSPP quoted in Seattle Times front page article
- See photos from our 5th Annual Dinner and Auction April 18 at Herban Feast. Thanks to all who helped us to save a life!
- We're looking for parents in the Lower Yakima Valley to assist us and help prevent youth suicides
- CARES, Seattle Children's Hospital, and the University of Washington are recruiting parents and teens for a study on self-injury
- Several pieces of "From Classroom to Community" are in full operation. Read progress update here
Each week in Washington State, an average of two young people die by suicide and another 17 suicide attempts result in hospitalization.
While these facts are disturbing, there is hope. By educating ourselves and others, we can make a difference.
Help us Save a Life.
This website is presented as an educational resource by the Youth Suicide
Prevention Program. The information is not meant as a substitute
for qualified professional advice. If you are seeking help
for yourself or someone you care about, you have several options.
Every county in the State of Washington has a 24-hour crisis
hotline which can assist with resources and emotional support.
We disclaim any implied warranty or representation about its accuracy, completeness, or appropriateness for a particular purpose. You assume full responsibility for using the information at this site, and you understand and agree that the Youth Suicide Prevention Program is neither responsible nor liable for any claim, loss, or damage resulting from its use.