Circle of Protection
To commemorate World Mental Health Day and World Suicide Prevention Day, SPIF is partnering with Instagram to foster a conversation on the mental health and well-being of adolescents and young adults.
Kids are not alright
Some statistics to look at:
students lost their lives to suicide in 2021.
The campaign addresses the mental health crisis among teenagers and young adults. It seeks to foster a conversation on protective factors that help us engage in self-care and prioritize our mental health and well-being.
Protective factors can be:
These form a circle of protection around us and keep us safe and secure
Themes of the Campaign
Learn more about the following topics by clicking on them
We talk about some of the aspects in life - resilience, help-seeking, social connectedness, and so on - which have proven to be beneficial for mental health.
ACE refers to Adverse Childhood Experiences that are experienced from the time we are born. It makes us vulnerable to mental health issues such as depression, substance use, and PTSD. We will be talking about how one can process, verbalize, and overcome the impact of trauma.
Everyone is increasingly reliant on technology for their day-to-day tasks. We talk about how one can set healthy boundaries with their internet and tech use and thereby manage its negative impact on well-being.
If you or someone you know is experiencing distress, access the resources below now
The campaign was built in partnership with Instagram
Contact SPIF for reporting grievances
Resources created as part of the #CircleOfProtection campaign is researched and medically verified, however, they are NOT a substitute for medical advice.