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Get Involved in Helping At-Risk Youth

About The Jason Foundation - History, Mission, & Affiliations

The Jason Foundation, Inc. (JFI) is dedicated to the prevention of the “Silent Epidemic” of youth suicide through educational and awareness programs that equip young people, educators/youth workers and parents with the tools and resources to help identify and assist at-risk youth. Read more

Youth Suicide - Facts, Statistics, & Information

Each day in our nation, there are an average of over 3,041 attempts by young people grades 9-12.  If these percentages are additionally applied to grades 7 & 8, the numbers would be higher. Read more

How to Get Involved

You have taken an enormous step to help fight the problem of youth suicide by simply visiting our website.  Thank you for your desire and efforts in keeping more than dreams alive, one young person at a time.

There are many things you can do to get involved with not only The Jason Foundation, but youth suicide prevention & awareness efforts as a whole. Obviously, the first thing you need to do if you haven’t already is educate yourself on the problem and how to recognize and assist at-risk youth. Read more

Professional Development Series / In-Service Training

The Jason Foundation, Inc. series of online Staff Development Training Modules provide information on the awareness and prevention of youth suicide. These training modules are suitable for teachers, coaches, other school personnel, youth workers, first responders, foster parents and any adult who works with or interacts with young people or wants to learn more about youth suicide. Read more

Jason Foundation Programs & Resources

The Jason Foundation believes that awareness and education are the first steps to prevention. We want to establish a Triangle of Prevention by providing students, parents and teachers the tools and resources to help identify and help at-risk youth. This is accomplished through a curriculum unit for students and informational seminars for teachers and parents. Read more

National Community Affiliates
Acadia Health
HCA
Signature Healthcare Services
Springstone
Strategic Behavioral Health
National Awareness Affiliates
AFCA
AFL
Attorneys General
E4Health
NOCAD