This program, mandated under Pennsylvania Act 44 to be implemented in all school districts in January 2019, teaches students and staff how to recognize warning signs and signals, especially within social media, of individuals who may be a threat to themselves or others. Further, it educates them to SAY SOMETHING to a trusted adult OR to use the Safe2Say anonymous reporting system.
What does the Safe2Say program educate participants to do?
- Recognize the signs and signals of at-risk behaviors – especially on social media.
- Take every sign and signal seriously and to act quickly to get help by talking to a trusted adult OR by reporting it anonymously through the Safe2Say reporting system.
- Respond to and manage the submitted tip via school-based multi-disciplinary educator and administrator teams.
How can someone report an anonymous tip through the Safe2Say reporting system?
Adults and students may report tips anonymously through the Office of Attorney General’sCrisis Center ( ), through a mobile app, or through Pennsylvania’s Safe2Say Something website . Examples that may be reported through Safe2Say include, but are not limited to, information regarding student safety, substance abuse, or potential threats to individuals or to our school facilities.