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Dec 14, 2015

Teens Support ‘You Are Not Alone’ Social Media Campaign

SPTS Community lets teens know, You Are Not Alone   Suicide is now the 2nd leading cause of death for youth, age 15 to 24. Yet, we know that suicide is preventable. On December 2, 2015, students throughout Monmouth and Ocean Counties joined together to help SPTS in an awareness spreading campaign to help let teens know that they are never alone. The holidays can be a stressful time, and being a teen doesn't make it any…
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Sep 21, 2015

Maureen Underwood, LCSW Nominated As New Jersey Hero

LOCAL NON-PROFIT DIRECTOR NOMINATED AS A NEW JERSEY HERO Maureen Underwood, LCSW Leads the Charge in Suicide Prevention   Maureen Underwood, a licensed clinical social worker, has dedicated her life to dealing with the tough stuff – issues such as youth suicide – that no one really likes to talk about. And, because of that work, Maureen has just recently been selected by Mary Pat Christie as a nominee for September's New Jersey Hero. With…
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Sep 10, 2015

Suicide Prevention Awareness Day

September 10th is Suicide Prevention Awareness Day Help us spread awareness to #saveteens!   A little more than twelve years ago, Don Quigley and Scott Fritz, two New Jersey fathers, both lost teenage children to suicide. They were surprised and alarmed to learn that suicide was the third leading cause of death for teens and young adults.  Armed with this news, they began a campaign for public awareness and education that became the Society for…
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Aug 31, 2015

September Social Media Challenge

Take Our Social Media Challenge! Want to help raise suicide prevention awareness?   SPTS challenges YOU to post this photo as your profile pic on your social media page (think Facebook, Twitter, Instagram) for the ENTIRE month of September. Think you can do it? Head on over to our Facebook page (Facebook.com/SPTSUSA) and check out the challenge. Be sure to tag your friends and get them to help spread the message that September is Suicide Prevention Awareness month!
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Aug 26, 2015

SPTS Youth Council Kicks Off First Year

SPTS Youth Council Executive Committee Meets Discusses plans and goals for helping to #saveteens!   On August 6, 2015, the Society for the Prevention of Teen Suicide held its first meeting of the Youth Council Executive Committee at Neptune High School. Student leaders from over 20 Monmouth and Ocean County High Schools came together and developed ideas for projects they are interested in, while grouping together to help lead their fellow Youth Council members. Beyond…
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Jul 27, 2015

Kristen Bell and SPTS Bring Fashion To A Cause

KRISTEN BELL AND SPTS BRING FASHION TO A CAUSE Celebrity helps spread message that "You Are Not Alone" International celebrity Kristen Bell has partnered with the Society for the Prevention of Teen Suicide in an attempt to help spread suicide prevention awareness, while raising funds for the New Jersey based non-profit. The mission of SPTS is to reduce to reduce the number of youth suicides and attempted suicides by encouraging overall public awareness through the…
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Jul 09, 2015

You Are Not Alone T-Shirt Teaser

"You Are Not Alone" Celebrity partners with the Society for the Prevention of Teen Suicide Recently, the Society for the Prevention of Teen Suicide was approached by someone you all may know wanting to design a limited edition shirt collection to benefit our organization - and we're hoping that you will LOVE what she came up with! In advance of the release of the designs, we wanted to provide our supporters with a first chance look…
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Nicole D'Amore

Jun 26, 2015

10th Annual Golf & Tennis Classic

SOCIETY FOR THE PREVENTION OF TEEN SUICIDE 10TH ANNUAL GOLF & TENNIS CLASSIC Local Non-Profit Continues into its 10th year of Dedication to Reducing the Number of Teen Suicides Freehold, NJ (Thursday, June 25, 2015) On June 15, 2015, The Society for the Prevention of Teen Suicide held its 10th Annual Golf & Tennis Classic at Eagle Oaks Country Club in Farmingdale, New Jersey.  Over 220 golfers and 40 tennis players attended the event, with…
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Nicole D'Amore

Jun 10, 2015

Ocean County Youth Wellness Summit #OCBEWELL

Ocean County Students attend Youth Wellness Summit A collaborative effort to bring wellness to the teens of Ocean County On April 23, 2015   , The Society for the Prevention of Teen Suicide partnered with the Ocean County Prosecutor's Office, Prevention First, Preferred Children's Services, and the Barnabas Health Institute for Prevention to host a single day wellness summit at Jackson Liberty High School on Thursday, April 23, 2015.  10 public and private high schools from Ocean…
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