Category Archives: Underserved Populations

Spanish radio spot for suicide prevention

This 30-second radio spot is aimed at Latino parents. The spot alerts them to the possibility that their daughter or son could be thinking about suicide and to take warning signs seriously. It acknowledges that talking about suicide can be difficult and reminds parents that suicide is preventable. Viewers are encouraged to visit www.elsuicidioesprevenible.org to learn to recognize the signs and what to do when a teenage son or daughter is considering suicide.

To access, click HERE

Suicide prevention outreach brochure for African-Americans

This four-panel, pocket-size brochure provides information about warning signs, how to find the words to offer support encourages helpers to trust their instincts if they sense something is wrong and directs them to visit a prevention campaign website (www.suicideispreventable.org). The materials were developed in conjunction with an African American Workgroup whose members represented several counties throughout the state including Fresno, Butte, Ventura, Los Angeles, Riverside, Sacramento, San Bernardino and Contra Costa.

To access, click HERE

Suicide prevention outreach materials for the Vietnamese community

The Know the Signs suicide prevention campaign team implemented a variety of activities to facilitate the adaptation of suicide prevention materials for the Vietnamese community in California.  The process included a workgroup of statewide stakeholders who guided the development of the materials and offered insights on the population’s cultural perspectives on suicide prevention efforts and effective approaches to reach potential helpers in the Vietnamese community.

To access the materials, click HERE

Suicide prevention outreach materials for the Hmong community

The Know the Signs suicide prevention campaign team implemented a variety of activities to facilitate the adaptation of suicide prevention materials for the Hmong community in California.  The process included a workgroup of statewide stakeholders who guided the development of the materials and offered insights on the population’s cultural perspectives on suicide prevention efforts and effective approaches to reach potential helpers in the Hmong community.

To access the materials, click HERE

Suicide prevention outreach materials for the Lao community

The Know the Signs suicide prevention campaign team implemented a variety of activities to facilitate the adaptation of suicide prevention materials for the Lao community in California.  The process included a workgroup of statewide stakeholders who guided the development of the materials and offered insights on the population’s cultural perspectives on suicide prevention efforts and effective approaches to reach potential helpers in the Lao community.

Access the materials HERE

Suicide prevention outreach materials for the Khmer community

The Know the Signs suicide prevention campaign team implemented a variety of activities to facilitate the adaptation of suicide prevention materials for the Khmer-speaking community in California.  The process included a partnership with The Cambodian Family to assist with the language adaptation and a focus group to guide the development of the materials and to gain insights on the population’s cultural perspectives on suicide prevention efforts and effective approaches to reach potential helpers in the Khmer-speaking community.

To access these materials, click HERE

Suicide prevention outreach materials for the Korean community

The Know the Signs suicide prevention campaign team implemented a variety of activities to facilitate the adaptation of suicide prevention materials for the Korean community in California.  The process included a workgroup of statewide stakeholders who guided the development of the materials and offered insights on the population’s cultural perspectives on suicide prevention efforts and effective approaches to reach potential helpers in the Korean community.

To access the materials, click HERE

Suicide prevention outreach materials for the Filipino community

The Know the Signs suicide prevention campaign team implemented a variety of activities to facilitate the adaptation of suicide prevention materials for the Filipino community in California.  The process included a workgroup of statewide stakeholders who guided the development of the materials and offered insights on the population’s cultural perspectives on suicide prevention efforts and effective approaches to reach potential helpers in the Filipino community.

To access the materials, click HERE

Suicide prevention outreach materials for the Chinese community

The Know the Signs suicide prevention campaign team implemented a variety of activities to facilitate the adaptation of suicide prevention materials for the Chinese community in California.  The process included a workgroup of statewide stakeholders who guided the development of the materials and offered insights on the population’s cultural perspectives on suicide prevention efforts and effective approaches to reach potential helpers in the Chinese community.

To access the materials, click HERE