Five Signs of Emotional Suffering Tools

Hang the posters in your office, school, church, gym, or local hangout.  Pass out wallet cards at  your front desk or events!

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Five Signs Definition Sheet


Learn the definitions and share the Five Signs with this 2-pager at a local wellness fair or in your company newsletter.

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Healthy Habits of Emotional Well-Being Tools

Healthy Habits Definition Sheet


Learn the definitions and share the Healthy Habits with this 2-pager at a local wellness fair or in your company newsletter.

Social Media Tools

Share these posts on social media to your friends and followers to maximize campaign impact.

Sample Post #1

Join the global movement towards changing the culture around mental health. Go to changedirection.org to pledge you know the Five Signs, and post a selfie with #changementalhealth!

Sample Post #2

Do you know the Five Signs? Let’s stand together and change the culture of mental health. #changementalhealth

Sample Post #3

I know the Five Signs of Emotional Suffering.  Do you? #changementalhealth

Share through Vimeo

Take a look at how others are fulfilling their pledge to share the Five Signs for inspiration on how you can draw attention to changing culture.

Other Tools

Alert: This video may be difficult to watch and contains images related to suicide.

Chris Stapleton Video

This supplemental guide, geared toward children and young adults, is meant to start a discussion around the Five Signs of emotional suffering while viewing Chis Stapleton’s music video, Fire Away.

Download the Guide

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Free Course “Mental CPR: Save Lives by Knowing the Five Signs
Bo Bennett, PhD, created a self-paced free four-lesson course dedicated to teaching users about the five signs of emotional suffering. A certificate is available upon completion.  Material has been provided by the Campaign to Change Direction but this educational site is independently run.

Attention Employers!

Videos to show in the workplace

Founding member of the Campaign, Aetna, created a series of short videos to show how a co-worker or friend may display signs of suffering in the workplace and how to respond.

Share the videos