Start a Hope Squad

Are you interested in bringing Hope Squad to your organization? We provide all of the training, content, and support needed to successfully launch a new Hope Squad.

How Hope Squad impacts your community

  • Raises awareness around mental health

  • Empowers members with knowledge of how to help

  • Increases connectedness, inclusion, and social-emotional learning skills

Getting started

1

Identify your organization

Hope Squads can operate in schools for grades 4-12, in senior centers, on military bases, and more.

2

Establish your squad

To begin, you will need to secure funding, train advisors, and nominate members.

3

Share the hope, save a life

Once your Squad is trained, members will be empowered with knowledge and prepared to share hope and help save lives.

Hear from Hope Squad Advocates

Curious about the difference Hope Squad can make?
Hear from the people our program has directly impacted.

Approved by and listed in the SPRC Best Practices Registry

Hope Squad is on the Suicide Prevention Resource Center’s Best Practices Registry. This verifies that our programming has been reviewed by experts to ensure it aligns with the most current guidance on preventing suicide and that it has demonstrated effectiveness in addressing the factors known to increase the likelihood of youth suicide.

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