2015 Semifinalist
Winners:
Carlton County, MN
2015
Publication:
Innovations in American Government Awards
Jurisdiction:
Minnesota

By opening up the Minnesota affiliate of the National Suicide Prevention Lifeline to text messaging, the TXT4LIFE program has been able to reach youth and young adults, using the mode of communication that they prefer. TXT4LIFE Coordinators also provide outreach, including school presentations, marketing, and trainings to key community stakeholders.