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2023 SPEAK Week

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2023 SPEAK Video 
kickoff speak week by watching this year's speak video.
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2023 SPEAK virtual booklet
the virtual booklet includes speak schedule, warning signs of suicide, mental health resources and inspirational messages.
May 1
8:30 AM
brighton City Hall
5:00 PM
Platte Valley Medical Center, conference Room a
may 3
qpr training in partnership with the pennock center for counseling
The qpr mission is to reduce suicidal behaviors and save lives by providing innovative, practical and proven suicide prevention training.

Gatekeeper resources can be found here

Resources for survivors can be here
12:00 pm
brighton city hall
may 4th
Wear Yellow Day 
yellow is the suicide prevention color. please join us in wearing yellow to spread awareness and break down stigmas of mental health.
may 5th
"i'm perfect" hearts
cut a piece of paper into the shape of a heart. then write as many reasons as you can about why you love yourself on it.
may 5th
connect bingo
use the bingo sheet to relate to your friends, family, coworkers- anyone! ask those around you the items on the bingo sheet and write their names on the statement they relate to. no repeats! (unless its a small group)
all week
studying tips video
learn different studying methods to determine what works best for you. school work and tests can be anxiety producing- this video shares ways to help you take control and make you feel more prepared.
may 6th
Speak walk
join us on our journey to save lives! our annual speak walk starting in carmichael park at 7:15 pm.
speak don't scroll social media challenge

post requirements (in your caption):

  • Provide your school name

  • tag the byc instagram or facebook page

  • use that day's hashtag

moderation monday
reduce your phone and social media use for the day

two-hour tuesday
only use your phone and social media for two hours this day and post your app usage times

workout wednesday
go on a walk, do yoga or a workout routine instead of scrolling on your social media and post a selfie

thankful thursday
post what you're thankful for whether its a person, a pet, an object or something not tangible

self-care friday
do something to take care of yourself whether that be doing skin care, coloring, watching a movie, etc. and post it

spread your light saturday
join us at our speak walk starting in carmichael park
Don't forget to tag us! 
  • Instagram
  • Facebook
SC:  @the_byc


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