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With hope power point final

  1. 1. With Hope Foundation By- Autumn Trail March 8, 2010
  2. 3. About the Foundation… <ul><li>We started this foundation when a 14 year old girl (Amber) decided to take her own life on May 25, 2005 </li></ul><ul><li>This Foundation is a source for kids like Amber to find different ways to solve their problems other than through suicide. </li></ul><ul><li>Hope stands for Helping Others Prevent Suicide Through Education </li></ul>
  3. 4. Values and Mission <ul><li>Suicide Prevention through improving mental health support services and providing education about teen suicide in our schools and community. The With Hope Foundation is committed to supporting our local schools efforts in suicide prevention through education. We make it available to schools at no cost to bring in speakers and materials to educate our communities youth. </li></ul>
  4. 5. Inputs <ul><li>We have a board of adults as well as a board of teenagers in order to successfully run our organization </li></ul><ul><li>We fundraise so that we have money to provide conferences, brochures, flyers, and many other things to our community so they will be well educated about suicide and suicide prevention </li></ul>
  5. 6. Outputs <ul><li>We focus on reaching out towards teens and young adults in our community, but we are here to help anyone, and everyone </li></ul><ul><li>We help parents </li></ul><ul><li>We counsel suicide survivors </li></ul><ul><li>We help friends, family, teachers, and anyone else learn and cope with suicide </li></ul>
  6. 7. Process <ul><li>We go to classrooms and speak to teenagers all over our community </li></ul><ul><li>We put on fundraisers </li></ul><ul><li>We hold conferences </li></ul><ul><li>We also have school Gatekeeper training as well as Community Gatekeeper training </li></ul>
  7. 8. Outcomes <ul><li>We have saved many people from attempting suicide </li></ul><ul><li>We have provided a source for people to talk and ask questions about suicide </li></ul><ul><li>We have made people aware of signs of suicide and have educated them about suicide </li></ul><ul><li>We have given knowledge to people on how to save a friend or family member who is thinking about suicide </li></ul><ul><li>We have given HOPE </li></ul>
  8. 9. The Goal <ul><li>The goal of this foundation is to orchestrate the extinction of teen suicide </li></ul><ul><li>We want to provide a resource for teens to turn to when they are experiencing suicidal thoughts </li></ul><ul><li>We want to provide education to everyone around us about teen suicide. </li></ul>
  9. 10. Need in the community <ul><li>There is an extreme need for this type of foundation in our community. Suicide kills more kids then Aids, Cancer, heart disease, birth defects, stroke and chronic lung disease combined. </li></ul><ul><li>For every successful suicide there are between 100 to 200 attempts made </li></ul><ul><li>Females are more likely to attempt suicide but males are 4 times more likely to to die from their attempts </li></ul>
  10. 11. Need in the community (continued) <ul><li>Since suicide causes so many deaths, this is something that needs to be addressed and talked about with teens in the community. </li></ul><ul><li>Suicide is something that can ultimately be preventable with the correct knowledge and facts given to our youth </li></ul><ul><li>Our Foundation Can and has saved many lives </li></ul>
  11. 12. How does this link to Critical Thinking? <ul><li>The With Hope Foundation has to study the facts and we have to collect information from the data that we find about suicide. </li></ul><ul><li>We also have to organize all of the different fundraisers, appearances that we put on for the community, and we have to construct classrooms visits to as many schools as we can so everyone knows about suicide and how to handle it </li></ul>
  12. 13. How does this link to Critical Action? <ul><li>We have to make decisions about what fundraisers we need to have, how we are going to advertise our foundation, and how to make our program the best it can be. </li></ul><ul><li>We want the youth to apply what they have learned from our presentations and our resources to their lives. </li></ul>
  13. 14. Just Think Foundation <ul><li>The Just Think Foundation’s mission is to lead healthy, responsible lives, without being impacted by the media. </li></ul><ul><li>They want youth to think for themselves, engage positively with all people surrounding them, and make healthy behavior decisions </li></ul>
  14. 15. With Hope Foundation Just Think Foundation <ul><li>-Our foundation educates youth on how to make good and healthy decisions </li></ul><ul><li>We encourage troubled youth to not be afraid to seek help from parents, family, teachers, etc. </li></ul><ul><li>We teach youth how to recognize suicide warning signs in their friends, and what to do to help them before it is to late. </li></ul><ul><li>We conduct a variety of self esteem activities and teach our youth not give into peer pressure </li></ul><ul><li>The Just Think Foundation helps youth make sound and healthy behavior decisions </li></ul><ul><li>They encourage their youth to engage positively with peers, parents, educators, etc. </li></ul><ul><li>They Abet their students to think for themselves and not be involve in pejorative behavior </li></ul>
  15. 16. <ul><li>Although suicide education may be formidable to many teenagers, it is our goal to reach as many teenagers as possible and educate them on the topic of suicide prevention. </li></ul>
  16. 17. Thank you!!!!!