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Seymour, IN (Dec. 7): Suicide prevention program begins at high school

Parma, OH (Dec. 2): Parma City School District focuses on student social-emotional wellbeing with Mental Health Summit

Omaha, NE (Nov. 30): How Hope Squads are getting schools to talk about rising suicide risk

Bucyrus, OH (Nov. 26): Improving student mental health program approved at Wynford Board of Education meeting

Walworth County, WI (Nov. 18): After increase in youth suicides, Walworth County announces suicide prevention initiative

Parma, OH (Nov. 17): Parma high schools using 'Hope Squad' program to address mental health: 'You Are Not Alone' series with Hollie Strano

Provo, UT (Nov. 11): Preventing suicide is goal of ‘Hope Squad’ training in Utah

Westerville, OH (Nov. 10): Racing Awareness

Atlanta, GA (Nov. 8): Promoting Positivity: Warriors Spread Hope on First Annual NAHS Hope Day

Fort Walton Beach, FL (Nov. 9): Impact100 helps four nonprofits help the community with $100K grants. Who are the recipients?

Green Bay, WI (Nov. 2): Green Bay Packers Foundation awards $1 million in grants

Platte Woods, MO (Nov. 2): Hope Squad program coming to North Kansas City Schools

Rexburg, ID (Oct. 26): Mental health resources for east Idaho

Walworth, WI (Oct. 19): County wants to expand 'Hope Squad'; 4 youth suicides in 2021 in Walworth County

Prosper, TX (Oct. 13): Editorial: Hope Squad shines, even behind closed doors

Missouri Valley, IA (Oct. 13): Missouri Valley Elementary implements Hope Squad

Salt Lake City, UT (Oct. 8): IN FOCUS Discussion: Mental Health Awareness Week

Rexburg, ID (Oct. 8): Mental health resources for youth

Westerville, OH (Oct. 7): Westerville North alumnus Kevin Ford running for hope, suicide prevention

Denver, CO (Oct. 5): Hope Squad shares the importance of Mental Illness Awareness Week

Riverton, UT (Oct 5): Tiger Squad joins with community to prevent suicide

Dallas, TX (Oct 1): Hope Squad’s First Prayer Service

Fort Worth, TX (Sep 30): Hope Squads Tackle Childhood Depression and Suicide

North Vernon, IN (Sep 26): September is suicide prevention month

Eagle-Vail, CO (Sep 23): State of emergency: How youth mental health became its own epidemic

St. George, UT (Sep 20): Suicide awareness month sheds light on student struggles

Las Vegas, NV (Sep 5): Hope Squad: Young Las Vegans reach out to struggling peers to prevent suicide

Columbus, IN (Sep 10): Artist and St. Peter’s students honor teacher’s legacy, promote suicide prevention

West Valley City, UT (Sep 9): Thanks to youth, there’s less stigma when seeking suicide prevention help

Seymour, IN (Sep 6):  Agency promotes suicide prevention awareness

Bonham, TX (Sep 3): Bonham ISD launches mental health, suicide prevention programs

Rexburg, ID (Sep 2): Run to Tomorrow: suicide prevention and awareness run Saturday at Porter Park

Alliance, NE (Sep 1): Walking to remember loved ones

Columbus, IN (Aug 31): Artist and St. Peter’s students honor teacher’s legacy, promote suicide prevention

De Pere, WI (Aug 29): Students helping students at the first-ever ‘Hands Across De Pere’ fundraiser

Las Vegas, NV (Aug 27): Hope Squad: Young Las Vegans reach out to struggling peers to prevent suicide

De Pere, WI (Aug 27): ‘Hands Across De Pere’ fundraiser poised to help families many don’t know need help

Westerville, OH (Aug 23): ‘The Hope Squad’ helping Westerville students cope with the stress returning to school

OH (Aug 22): Coronavirus: Clark, Champaign schools using federal relief funds to help student learning

Yulee, FL (Aug 21): Starting Point Behavioral Healthcare presents My Ascension: A documentary to spread hope and fight suicide

TX (Aug 19): Programs in schools aim to prevent youth suicide

Orem, UT (Aug 18): Orem organization trying to bring hope to community

(Aug 13): Forget Friday Night Lights: High School Stars Seek a Better Deal

Mason, OH (Aug 13): Local school district's plan to help mental health of students

Carson City, NV (Aug 12): Schools ramp up suicide prevention efforts as another academic year affected by the coronavirus begins

(Aug 9): Soon-To-Be Ohio State Quarterback Quinn Ewers Announces First Endorsement Deal

Santa Rosa, FL (Aug 3): Locals Aim to Stop Youth Suicides

Dallas, TX (Aug 3): Hope Squad Offers With Psychological Well Being Within The First Responder Neighborhood

(Aug 3): MedStar's ‘Hope Squad' Addressing Mental Health in the First Responder Community

(July 7): Holy Kombucha announces national partnership with Hope Squad

Moab, UT (July 7): Learning how to help: Health department, hospital host suicide prevention workshop

(June 24): Why More Schools Are Excusing Student Absences for Mental Health

Dillon, CO (June 1): Snowy Peaks senior starts peer suicide prevention program at the school

Price, UT (May 30): Question, Persuade, Refer Training Hosted in Price

Castle Dale, UT (May 29): Future Plans Discussed at Quarterly HOPE Squad Meeting

Dallas, TX (May 26): Holy Kombucha Redefines Its Mission After Personal Tragedy: "Delivering Healthy Beverages With Purpose"

Mason, OH (May 25): Mason schools finding new ways to address students' mental health amid pandemic

Sherman, TX (May 21): May is Mental Health Awareness Month

Milwaukee, WI (May 20): The pandemic and virtual classes have left students feeling isolated. Here's how some learned to discuss their mental health

Union County, NJ (May 19): Union County Group To Show Film On Teen Suicide-Attempt Survivor

Eaton, OH (May 12): 2nd annual HOPE Fair promotes suicide prevention, mental health awareness

Wenatchee, WA (May 4): Youth suicide prevention effort unites regional schools

Henderson, NV (May 4): Henderson, CCSD, Launches Suicide Prevention Program

Cincinnati, OH (Apr 30): Students walk for suicide and mental health awareness

Mansfield, TX (Apr 28): Middle school program lets students talk it out

Mineral City, OH (Apr 26): Suicide Awareness - Hope Squad with Tusky Valley School District

Chappell, NE (Apr 23): Creek Valley introduces Hope Squad to promote mental health, positivity

Draper, UT (Apr 22): HOPE week brings fun interaction to build connections at Summit Academy

Beckett Ridge, OH (Apr 22): A 1st: Lakota students parade on campuses to support anti-suicide efforts

Frankfort, OH (Apr 21): The Hope Squad at Adena High School is working to break the stigma of mental health

Mason, OH (Apr 18): Students walk to raise awareness for mental health, suicide amid pandemic

Kettering, OH (Apr 18): ‘Walk 4 Hope’ 5K: Local schools join together to raise awareness for mental health issues

Dallas, TX (Apr 13): We’re asking the wrong questions after a Dallas-area murder-suicide left 6 dead. Here’s why that must change

Lockwood, MT (Apr 11): Suicide prevention instructor helps parents and students

Oregon, WI (Apr 8): OHS ‘Hope Squad’ helps peers talk about mental health issues

Wenatchee, WA (Apr 7): Student-led suicide prevention squads to take form at schools in Grant, Chelan, and Douglas counties 

Cincinnati, OH (Apr 6): School districts addressing students’ social issues created from pandemic

Rupert, ID (Apr 1): Minico High School ‘Hope Squad’ works to prevent suicide

(Mar 30): Singer-songwriter Jocelyn and Boys Town Collaborate on a “Kindness Tour”

Henderson, NV (Mar 22): Mondays With The Mayor | Mental Health Month

DuBois, PA (Mar 18):  Contact! with Brittany Madera—Hope Squad

Cincinnati, OH (Mar 10): Students participate in ‘Hope Week’, bringing awareness to suicide prevention

Sherman, TX (Mar 5): Students bring HOPE to Piner Middle School

Hemingford, NE (Mar 4): Giving Hope in tough times

Riverton, UT (Mar 4): Hallways of hope at South Hills Middle School

Irvine, CA (Mar 3): Northwood High School takes a step toward youth suicide prevention

Idaho Falls, ID (Mar 1): Bonneville ramps up focus on social-emotional learning

Dallas, TX (Feb 26): Here's what's happened since Prosper ISD put mental health first after four students died by suicide

(Feb 24): Healthy Living: Hope Squad

De Pere, WI (Feb 23): De Pere school board looks at mental health of students

Highland Park, TX (Feb 17): PC Hope Coming to Your Door

Shalimar, FL (Feb 15): Okaloosa County suicide prevention 'Hope Squads' recognized for their important work

DuBois, PA (Feb 11): DuBois Mayor announces Day of Hope at DuBois Middle School with Hope Squad

Omaha, NE (Feb 8): As youth suicides rise, Omaha-area high schoolers take steps to help one another

DuBois, PA (Feb 5): Contact! Greg Hudnall, Hope Squad

Las Vegas, NV (Feb 2): Hope Squad: Supporting student mental health

Cincinnati, OH (Feb 2): Best Life: Teens stopping suicides

Green River, WY (Jan 28): Mayor Presents “Day of Hope” Proclamation to GRHS Suicide Prevention Program

Washington, D.C. (Jan 21): Community support may make biggest difference in men’s mental health

Newtown, CT (Dec 23): In Newtown: Suicide Prevention Program Board Topic

Deer Lake, PA (Nov 22): Rupprecht family encourages Deer Lakes to implement ‘Hope Squad’ suicide prevention program

Myrtle Beach, SC (Nov 10): ‘Trend of concern:’ Suicide rates rapidly rising for 10- to 14-year-olds in South Carolina

Chadron, NE (Nov 14): Middle school starts new support group

Bellbrook, OH (Oct 21): Bellbrook Hope Squad on positive mission

Milwaukee, WI (Oct 20): A bipartisan effort in the Wisconsin Legislature is paying for suicide prevention programs in the state's schools

Spartanburg, SC (Oct 9): Parents help to bring suicide prevention program to 2 schools in the Upstate

Spartanburg, SC (Oct 8): High Point Academy implementing suicide prevention program

Idaho Falls, ID (Oct 6): High school clubs and events navigate virus restrictions

Fairfield, OH (Sep 21): Fairfield high schools volleyball program shifts annual fundraiser to support mental health awareness

Moab, UT (Sep 11): Observing World Suicide Prevention Day

Seymour, IN (Sep 1): Local coalition focuses on suicide prevention awareness

Dallas, TX (Aug 20): New CDC Study Says 25% Of Young People Have Considered Suicide During Pandemic, There Is Help In North Texas

Parma, OH (Aug 19): Parma City Schools adding social and emotional wellbeing initiative in high schools

Provo, UT (May 30): Tales from Utah Valley: No rest for suicide prevention during pandemic

Cincinnati, OH (May 29): Local non-profit supports mental health of youth during a pandemic

Salt Lake City, UT (Mar 13): ‘Dear Evan Hansen’ Musical Helps Local Teens Further Suicide Prevention Message

Rupert, ID (Mar 9): Minidoka County elementary students are fostering talents through new enrichment program

Milwaukee, WI (Mar 8): Suicide prevention program offers hope to teens

Columbus, OH (Mar 4): Youth suicide is on the rise and social media, mental health issues are playing a role

Dallas, TX (Mar 4): Dallas ISD mourns the loss of one teen to suicide and finds more concerns in its student wellness survey

Highland Park, TX (2020): Highland Park just lost another teen to suicide. Here’s why the school district isn’t staying silent about it

Beatrice, NE (2020): Hope Squad kicks off new year with orientation

Butler County, OH (2020): Butler County suicide coalition working to reduce anxiety, deaths for students

Madeira, OH (2020): Hope Squad launched to prevent suicide at Madeira High School

Plano, TX (2020): After her young teen’s death by suicide on a Plano ISD campus, this mom fights for change

Plano, TX (2020): Plano, Texas Goes From Suicide City to Suicide Prevention

Whitehall, OH (2020): When Whitehall-Yearling High School students are suffering, Hope Squad is there

Provo, UT (2020): Junior Hope Squads Combating Bullying, Suicide In Elementary Schools

Provo, UT (2020): Suicide prevention conference hopes to reach youth

Provo, UT (2020): Tales from Utah Valley: A day to boost hope in the world

De Pere, WI (2020): Hope Squad: Preventing youth suicide in De Pere School District

Tusky, OH (2020): Squad offers Hope

Minidoka, ID (2020): New Minidoka County School District suicide prevention effort has a powerful tool: students

Rupert, ID (2020): Hope Squad at Minico High School works to understand and prevent suicide

De Pere, WI (2020): Hope Squad looking to take off in West De Pere

Jennings County, IN (2020): New suicide prevention group begins at high school

Dallas, TX (2020): North Texas parents, we have to confront teen suicide because ‘right now it’s winning’

Miami County, OH (2020): Addressing mental illness in adolescence

Okaloosa County, FL (2020): New suicide prevention program introduced into Okaloosa County School District

Okaloosa County, FL (2020): New program in Okaloosa County aims to stop teens from attempting suicide

Beatrice, NE (2020): Hope Squad kicks off new year with orientation

Madeira, OH (Jan 22): Hope Squad launched to prevent suicide at Madeira High School

Madeira, OH (2020): Madeira HS group shines light on mental health: 'You're not in this alone'

Dallas, TX (2020): $631K awarded in THF grant drive - News

Campbell County, WY (2019): Diamond in Coal Country

Milwaukee, WI (2019): High school students prevent peer suicides through innovative program

Prosper, TX (2019): After 4 students died by suicide at Prosper High School, here's how the district responded

Prosper, TX (2019): Prosper ISD Implements Changes to Prevent Teen Suicide

Prosper, TX (2019): Prosper Family Shares Story To Prevent Teen Suicide

Henderson, NV (2019): Henderson, school district launch teen suicide prevention program

Thrive Range, MN (2019): New suicide prevention group to launch | Free Press

Thrive Range, MN (2019): Thrive Range project, new website, seeks to bring suicide prevention support to the Iron Range

Cincinnati, OH (2019): 'Hope Squad' Is Proof Teen Suicide Prevention Support Groups Work, Researcher Says

De Pere, WI (2019): 'Squad' goals: Kids give hope to kids considering suicide

Tipp City, OH (2019): Tippecanoe High School to implement Hope Squad

Preble County, OH (2019): PC HOPE Squads meet for training

Butler County, OH (2019): Goal of Hope Squad: Reduce teen suicide in Butler County

De Pere, WI (2019): Hope Squads taking root in De Pere schools

Henderson, NV (2019): 'Hope Squad' teen mental health program launches in Henderson schools

Henderson, NV (2019): Henderson 'Hope Squad' launches Thursday at 12 schools

Henderson, NV (2019): Henderson, CCSD launch suicide-prevention program

Henderson, NV (2019): Henderson launches suicide prevention program in schools

Bellevue, NE (2019): Bellevue West Hope Squad promotes suicide prevention, awareness

Cincinnati, OH (2019): Hope Squad provides Veterans with peer-to-peer emotional support

Whitehall, OH (2019): Whitehall City Schools' Hope Squad reaches out to peers struggling with depression

Liberty Township, OH (2019): Liberty Township Hope Squad conference hopes to teach kids to help other kids Timyka Artist 9

Provo, UT (2019): Student 'Hope Squads' Fight Teen Suicide |

Cincinnati, OH (2019): 500 students, advisers attend Ohio's First Hope Squad suicide prevention conference

Kettering, OH (2019): Kettering Fairmont students create Hope Squad to prevent suicide

Liberty Township, OH (2019): Hundreds of Ohio students join forces to save lives

Walworth, WI (2019): Teen suicide prevention group delivers hope at Big Foot

West Clermont, OH (2019): Clermont County funds suicide prevention programs in schools

Elmbrook, WI (2019): High school students prevent peer suicides through innovative program

Sabina, OH (2019): East Clinton Middle and High Schools to launch Hope Squad program for 2020-21 school year

Bellevue, NE (2019): Metro school joins national mental health movement

Cincinnati, OH (2019): Ohio Hope Squad conference aims to reduce teen suicide

Oklahoma City, OK (2019): Program To Prevent Youth Suicides Makes Its Way To Oklahoma

Kettering, OH (2019): Grant Us Hope program headed to Kettering schools.

Butler County, OH (2019): Butler County suicide coalition working to reduce anxiety, deaths for students

Loveland, OH (2019): Loveland Schools celebrate the launch of Hope Squad

Loveland, OH (2019): Loveland City Schools' year of hope: These students spent a year helping others through tough times

Provo, UT (2019): ‘I matter because…’ a self-portrait reminding students to be themselves

Mason, OH (2019): Suicide rate spikes for Ohio teens, study says

Jennings County, IN (2019): Silent no longer: Bartholomew County taking action to reduce youth suicides

Sanpete County, UT (2019): Suicide in Sanpete: Finding Hope in Kindness

Beatrice, NE (2019): Hope Squad welcomes new class

West Chester, OH (2019): Lakota East and West team up to fight student suicide

Louisville, OH (2019): What's new in Louisville City Schools? - News - The Review

Aberdeen, WA (2019): Suicide Prevention Grant funds projects at Grays Harbor College

Aberdeen, WA (2019): Grays Harbor College Receives Suicide Prevention Grant

Dayton, OH (2019): Youth mental health: Here's what local schools are doing

Red Lake, MN (2019): 'Hope Squad' in Red Lake aims to help other students in crisis

Dayton, OH (2019): How Dayton region can stop record increase in teen suicides

Cincinnati, OH (2019): Social work professor leads national organization for suicide education and prevention

Columbus, OH (2019): Students stepping up to help peers, schools with suicide-prevention efforts

Cincinnati, OH (2019): Nonprofit emphasizing mental wellness, suicide prevention expands reach

Springfield, OH (2019): Springfield High School to welcome suicide prevention program

West Point, UT (2019): How one Utah elementary school is working to prevent suicide

Provo, UT (2019): Tales From Utah Valley: Let's talk about suicide

Delavan, WI (2019): 'It's helping me heal': Family brings awareness to mental illness after son commits suicide

Herriman, UT (2019): Utah Jazz players show up at Herriman High to support Hope Squad

(2019): How Colleges Are Training Students to Help Peers at Risk for Suicide

Bonneville, ID (2019): Educators beef up suicide-prevention efforts

St. George, UT (2019): St. George parents look for answers after 5 teen suicides in Washington County

Cincinnati, OH (2019): Mother who lost son brings suicide prevention program to central Ohio schools