This program, which is mandated under PA State Law / Act 44, teaches students and adults how to recognize warning signs and signals, especially within social media, of individuals who may be a threat to themselves or others and Say Something to a trusted adult OR utilizing the “Safe2Say Something” anonymous reporting system.
Specifically, the program educates participants to:
Recognize the signs and signals of at-risk behaviors – especially within social media
Take every sign and signal seriously; act quickly to get help by talking to a trusted adult OR
Report it anonymously through the S2SS Office of the Attorney General 24/7 Crisis Center, mobile app, or website
Respond to and manage the submitted tip via a school-based multi-disciplinary educator and administrator teams
Sustain the curriculum and awareness via student clubs, in-school activities and call-to-action weeks