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Safe2Help Illinois

Safe2Help Illinois offers students a safe, confidential way to share information that might help prevent suicides, bullying, school violence or other threats to school safety. The program is focused on getting students to “Seek Help Before Harm.”

Recognizing that not all students may feel safe talking to their parents, teachers, coaches or mentors, students can use a free app, text/phone, website ( and other social media platforms to confidentially report school safety issues and seek help before harming themselves or others.

The Safe2Help website provides guidance, tips and multi-media materials for children, teens, parents and educators on topics including:

  • The role and actions of a trusted adult
  • Ways to get help
  • Encouraging others
  • Helping someone online
  • Suicide prevention