As ambassadors for The Jason Foundation (JFI), superstar country quartet Rascal Flatts have recorded a special public service announcement regarding World Suicide Prevention Day. Slated to take place on September 10, the event is a worldwide day of commitment and action to prevent suicides. On average, almost 3000 people commit suicide daily. For every person who completes a suicide, 20 or more may attempt to end their lives.
In America, suicide is the third leading cause of death for American youths. Rascal Flatts, along with JFI, are reaching out asking teens and their families to learn more about the problem of suicide and how you can help make a difference in your family, in your community, and in our world. To learn more Rascal Flatts involvement in the B1 Project go to www.rascalflattsb1.com. The purpose of the B1 Project is to educate youth and students on recognizing the warning signs of youth suicide and how to help a friend.
To view the Rascal Flatts B1 PSA, go to www.rascalflattsb1.com.
The Jason Foundation, Inc. (JFI) is an educational organization dedicated to the awareness and prevention of youth suicide. JFI believes that awareness and education are the first steps to prevention and focuses on establishing a Triangle of Prevention by providing students, parents and teachers/youth workers the tools and resources to help them identify and assist at-risk youth. This is accomplished through a series of programs and services that focus on information about the awareness and prevention of youth suicide. JFI is a national organization with a network of affiliate offices. Go to www.jasonfoundation.com to learn more.