Safe2Say Something is a youth violence prevention program run by the Pennsylvania Office of Attorney General. The program teaches youth and adults how to recognize warning signs and signals, especially within social media, from individuals who may be a threat to themselves or others and to “say something” BEFORE it is too late.
- Provides an app, website, and 24/7 crisis telephone hotline for youth and adults to submit anonymous tips
- Provides training on how to recognize the signs and signals of at-risk behaviors – especially within social media
- Works to take every sign and signal seriously; act quickly to get help by talking to a trusted adult
HOW IT WORKS
Submit a tip without being named. We’ll make sure the right people know. That’s it.
Submit an anonymous tip
- Call the tip-line: 1-844-SAF2SAY (723-2729)
- Use the Website: www.safe2saypa.org
- Use the mobile App available for Apple and Android devices—GET THE APP
- If this is an emergency, call 911!
All calls and tips received by the 24/7 crisis center
- A crisis center analyst receives and reviews tip information
- The tip is triaged and categorized as either life safety or non-life safety
- The tip is then sent to school officials and law enforcement (as needed) via text, email, and/or phone call within seconds
School officials & law enforcement intervene and help individual(s)
- School officials and law enforcement (as needed) act immediately to investigate, assess, and intervene with reported at-risk individuals
- At-risk individuals receive the help they need BEFORE they ever get to the point of hurting themselves or others
- School officials report their outcomes into the Safe2Say Something platform and close out the tip, ensuring accountability for every tip submitted