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mental health and suicide prevention education

be nice. is an upstream mental health and suicide prevention program with an action plan. When used effectively, thebe nice. program encourages individuals to challenge themselves and others to seek appropriate professional help when they notice changes in their mental health.

The be nice. action plan is a four-step mental health education tool to notice, invite, challenge, and empower.

The be nice. program uses the action plan as a basis for mental health and suicide prevention education in schools, businesses, faith institutions, and communities. This program is evidence-based and proven to increase mental health awareness and behaviors that prevent suicide.

Contact the Mental Health Foundation of West Michigan

160 68th St. SW Suite 120
Grand Rapids, MI 49548


info@benice.org | 616.389.8601

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