Sigma Pi Participating in Suicide Prevention Month

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During the week of September 7-13, Sigma Pi Fraternity Intl herunterladen. will be observing Suicide Prevention Week.  We encourage all of our chapters and members to participate in this week to support our international philanthropy, the Sean Vernon Feliciano Amazing Day Foundation whatsapp sticker zumen.

After brother Sean Vernon Feliciano of Alpha-Omicron Chapter at the University of California Santa Barbara ended his life in March 2009, his surviving family and friends founded the Sean Vernon Feliciano Amazing Day Foundation in his memory netflix filmeen windows.  The Amazing Day Foundation is a nonprofit organization dedicated to raising money to help create awareness and reduce the amount of college student suicides on campuses across the country iphone 11 ringtone.

DID YOU KNOW?

  • Over 30,000 people in the U.S gimp kostenloser download chip. kill themselves every year
  • Suicide is the third leading cause of death for 15 – 24 year olds
  • Suicide is the second leading cause of death for college age teens
  • 1 out of 12 college students has a suicide plan
  • More children and young adults die from suicide every year than from cancer, heart disease, AIDS, birth defects, stroke and chronic lung disease combined
  • Every suicide intimately affects 6 other people
  • Males are four times more likely to die from suicide than females
  • In the U.S spiele kostenlosen handy. 100 teens a week die from suicide

* As cited on Amazing Day Foundation website

Here’s what you can do to support this cause:

NATIONAL SUICIDE PREVENTION WEEK
September 7-13, 2015

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  • Share the suicide prevention educational materials that are posted by the Executive Office with your members and community
  • Perform random acts of kindness around your campus to brighten someone’s day
  • Share inspirational videos or positive images around your campus to show that life is amazing
  • Use #lifeisamazing #sigmapi to promote suicide awareness on social media

WORLD SUICIDE PREVENTION AWARENESS DAY
Thursday, September 10, 2015

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  • We are asking that all of our members wear purple and turquoise in support of suicide prevention
  • Post photos of your chapter wearing purple and turquoise on Facebook, Instagram and Twitter using #lifeisamazing #sigmapi
  • All chapters that submit a photo will be entered into a drawing to win Amazing Day & Sigma Pi t-shirts for your entire chapter herunterladen.  

A CHALLENGE TO OUR MEMBERS

  • Bring a guest speaker to your chapter meeting during month of September to discuss suicide prevention, suicide intervention and mental health roblox kostenlos spielen.  Potential speakers could be from various departments at your school including Counseling Services, Student Health Services or Psychological Services
  • Host your Amazing Day Event during Suicide Prevention Week to fulfill your chapter’s Standards of Excellence expectation
  • Change your facebook cover photo and profile picture for the week using our campaign photos
  • Each day we will release inspirational quote photos like the one below sprachen herunterladen android.  Please share these with your chapter and on social media using #lifeisamazing #sigmapi

COMMUNITY ACTION IDEAS

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  • Host a Candlelight Vigil or Remembrance Ceremony for those affected by suicide
  • Hold an Awareness Walk to show your support of educating your community of college student suicide
  • Make and distribute purple and turquoise ribbons to support Suicide Prevention & Awareness
  • Donate money to The Sean Vernon Feliciano Amazing Day Foundation to help generate more awareness on this issue

IF YOU OR A FRIEND ARE IN A CRISIS, CALL:

Amazing Day Suicide Prevention

EDUCATIONAL RESOURCES

SOCIAL MEDIA SCHEDULE

MONDAY 9/7

Change Profile Photo & Cover Photos (Option 1 or Option 2)

Share Another Empty Seat Video

Share Inspirational Quote 1

Share Inspirational Quote 2

Share Suicide Prevention Lifeline Image

TUESDAY 9/8

Share Inspirational Quote 3

Share Inspirational Quote 4

WEDNESDAY 9/9

Share Inspirational Quote 5

Share Inspirational Quote 6

THURSDAY 9/10

Post Chapter Photos Wearing Purple & Turquoise using #lifeisamazing and #sigmapi

FRIDAY 9/11

Share Inspirational Quote 7

Share Inspirational Quote 8

*Throughout the week, links to the Educational Resources above will be shared as well

SOCIAL MEDIA IMAGES

Facebook Banner:

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Social Media Icon:

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