How Anonymous Reporting Is Saving Lives in Schools


“A girl is cutting herself.” “I want to die.” “Someone threatened to shoot up the school. I saw the gun on Snapchat. I’m scared!” More than 30k tips like these have come into Sandy Hook Promise’s anonymous reporting system. The resulting interventions have helped kids get the help they need -- and saved countless lives. We will show you real-life examples from the 1st state to mandate anonymous reporting systems in every school and the impact this statewide approach has on school communities.

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Format: Case Study
Event Type: Session
Level: Basic Understanding