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Mental Health and Suicide Prevention
Education

At its most basic, the be nice. Action Plan is a four-step mental health education tool to notice, invite, challenge, and empower that provides the knowledge for individuals to take action when they or someone they know may be experiencing a change in their mental health. This tool can be learned and used by any individual by taking the pledge on our website.

The evidence based be nice. Program uses the Action Plan as a basis for mental health and suicide prevention education in schools, workplaces, and communities. The implementation of the be nice. Program involves a yearly membership and trainings for be nice. Liaisons.

Overall, be nice. empowers individuals with the knowledge that they can have an effect on how a person thinks, acts, and feels. be nice. provides simple tools for success that change, improve, and save lives.

Take 15 minutes, it could save a life!

be an active community member and take the pledge.

This 15-minute process will take you through each step of the be nice. Action Plan and give you a better understanding of the signs and symptoms of a mental illness, how to have a loving and caring conversation about mental health, how to challenge stigma, and how to empower yourself and others to successfully manage their illness.

Contact the Mental Health Foundation of West Michigan

349 Division Ave S Grand Rapids, MI 49503


info@benice.org | 616.389.8601

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