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One More Moment

A collection of stories about suicide and hope. Stay and connect.
You are worth one more moment.

We’re talking with people of all ages and backgrounds about their experiences and how they are dealing with their mental health, their loss, or their daily struggles.

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"Cast a wide net. … The first person you talk to might not be the person who has your answers … you're going to need lots of people to call and eventually either one of those people or somebody that they direct you towards is going to be a person who can help you." -Ev Reheard Suicide Attempt Survivor
  • What to do when someone is at risk | American Foundation for Suicide Prevention
    If you think someone is thinking about suicide, assume you are the only one who will reach out. AFSP educates the public about mental health and suicide prevention.  Here’s how to talk to someone who may be struggling with their mental health.
  • How to Be There | Suicide Prevention Resource Center
    Your voice has power.  The Suicide Prevention Resource Center (SPRC) is devoted to advancing the implementation of the National Strategy for Suicide Prevention. SPRC’s Lived Experience Advisory Committee shares their experiences with the power of human connection.  Here you’ll find their responses and learn more about how to be there for others.
  • How to Help Someone who Feels Suicidal | Suicide Prevention Resource Center
    If you are concerned about a friend who may be in emotional crisis or thinking of suicide, don’t hesitate to reach out. There are a number of steps you can take to help ensure their safety.  SAVE works to prevent suicide through public awareness, education and as a resource for suicide survivors.  Here are tips to prepare you to help a loved one who may be struggling with suicidal thoughts.
  • The 5 Steps | #BeThe1To
    #BeThe1To is the National Suicide Prevention Lifeline’s message for National Suicide Prevention Month and beyond, spreading the word about actions we can all take to prevent suicide. Here you’ll find their five action steps for communicating with someone who may be suicidal are supported by evidence in the field of suicide prevention.

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  • Reporting on Suicide
    The Recommendations for Reporting on Suicide were developed by leading experts in suicide prevention and in collaboration with several international suicide prevention and public health organizations, schools of journalism, media organizations and key journalists as well as Internet safety experts.
"Taking one step at a time helps us to all keep going and keep moving forward, no matter how difficult." -Kay Bella, Suicide Attempt Survivor

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One More Moment was developed thoughtfully, in consultation with Lauren Forrest, PhD, Department of Psychiatry and Behavioral Health, Penn State College of Medicine.

One More Moment was developed with support from:

Capital Blue Cross

In crisis? Call 800-273-8255 or text “HELLO” to 741741.

In crisis? Call 800-273-8255 or text “HELLO” to 741741.