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Help schools talk about mental health and suicide

by Unsilence


Many schools struggle to talk about mental health. Some schools ban conversations about suicide altogether, fearing 'suicide contagion.' Unsilence's TOMORROW is an online interactive and classroom program that helps students and teachers develop the skills to talk about suicide, depression, and mental health in appropriate and effective ways. Help us make a difference in our school communities TODAY.

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Oftentimes, schools and their surrounding communities do not provide adequate environments for students and their families to talk about mental health, depression, and suicide. This barrier to open dialogue prevents students from seeking out and accessing the necessary resources and mental health care they have a right to. Unsilence drives social change by breaking the personal, cultural, and institutional barriers that prevent open dialogue around controversial human rights issues like suicide.


Unsilence creates empowering learning experiences for youth and the public, and trains educators and community leaders, to spark dialogue, support critical thinking, and build empathy to inspire healing and social change. Our programs are learner-centered and support young people to make personal connections with complex and challenging issues. Learners cultivate a deep sense of social responsibility and develop expertise in self-directed and group-based social action.

Long-Term Impact

We believe that unsilencing is contagious. When we share hidden stories - stories of pain, loss, shame, and taboos we've been too afraid to speak about - we give permission for others to share hidden stories, too. TOMORROW brings courageous dialogue about mental health and suicide to the fore of our educator and student leadership training programs and arms a new generation with the tools to tackle the social, civic, and political issues of our time.


TOMORROW: Interactive experience around suicide

Organization Information


Location: Chicago, IL - USA
Website: http:/​/​
Project Leader:
Annie Rezac
Chicago, IL United States
Donations: $2,060 raised ($5,000 needed)
Donors: 31 (40 needed)
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