Proactive Prevention


To raise the visibility of resources and information to break the silence of stigma.



We create physical and digital resources that disseminate information for immediate support. We have distributed more than 1 million resource cards across the globe in 17 different languages.


Digital and Visual Campaigns

We make print and digital media to press the conversation through music, video, film, social media, and photography. Our media output has engaged more than 4 million individuals across the globe.


Sip of Hope

Sip of Hope is the world’s first coffee shop where 100% of the proceeds support proactive suicide prevention and mental health education. This is a rallying point for resources and engagement, a social enterprise powering HFTD’s Proactive Prevention work.




Live Event Engagement

We make this conversation visible at a wide array of public events. We have accomplished more than 1,000 live event actions directly engaging more than 1 million individuals in 49 states in America, and 26 countries around the world.


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Signiture events


Our education programming is aimed at providing community members with the proper knowledge and tools to help achieve proactive prevention within their community.


PEERvention Education Series

An adaptable educational toolkit for adolescent, teen, and young adult populations focused on understanding our mental health and the power of self-expression. It is focused on empowering self-care, and how to be supportive of friends or peers in a community. 

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Resource Packs

Distributable packs of information that teach self-care and how to support others. We have deployed 15,000 resource packs since December 2016.


Mental Health Online Screening

We have facilitated more than 3,800 screenings since September 2016, providing data to inform individuals seeking treatment.


Things We Don't Say Education Talk

Is a one hour program teaching individuals how to understand self-care, and be supportive to proactive mental health care
for others.


Talk Saves Lives

This program was created by the American Foundation for Suicide Prevention (AFSP). AFSP, Illinois bestowed HFTD with it in August 2017. TSL teaches the basics of understanding suicide, how to identify signs, and how to respond to symptoms.



This program utilizes music composition as a vehicle for social and emotional literacy. This tool rolled out in January 2016, and we have performed more than 25 iterations of it with more than 200 individuals. We will be launching three more iterations by August 2018 covering 80 new participants.



The Things We Don’t Say is a highly focused series of informative short videos on different mental health concepts. 


Take action to mobilize individuals and communities to embed proactive practices in professional, academic, and civic environments.


mental health first aid

Mental Health First Aid is a certification course created by the National Council for Behavioral Health that teaches how to identify and help someone who may be experiencing a mental
health crisis.


Agents of Impact

Agents of Impact is the spearhead of our grassroots growth. Agents are trained using a ‘Train-the-Trainer’ model to create Proactive Suicide Prevention activists to facilitate conversations within their communities. Since 2015, we have more than 800 AOIs pressing the conversation in all 50 states of America, and 31 countries around the world.


Partners In Prevention

A Partner In Prevention is a business, organization, or community that works with Hope For The Day to be proactive in taking action and facilitating the conversation on mental health. They partner with us to formally embed and facilitate outreach and education in their areas. Since September 2017, we have confirmed 37 PIPs who have taken the proactive pledge across America and five entities representing countries in Europe and Australia.