"Extra credit for all my students if they see it. Bonus points if they bring a friend." —Lindsey
"We are using the movie trailer at our public high school during Stop the Violence Week." —Shanon
"I am a retired teacher of at-risk students. This is a great movie dealing with teen depression, suicide, bullying, peer pressure and other important issues facing teens. I have taken a number of kids to the movie and they loved it. Many have seen it more than once." —Sally
"Powerful movie and very real in my experience of working with high school youth for many years, particularly those in crisis. A MUST SEE for high school students and anyone who loves them!" —Deborah
"This movie saved my life. Last night I attempted suicide but didn't succeed, and my confirmation sponsor asked if I wanted to go see it today. As much as I didn't want to, I did and it made me think so much." —Nicole
"My entire high school went to see this movie, and I noticed a difference in people from the moment we walked out of the theater." —Samuel
"I wish everyone could watch it in high school like in an advisory class or something. I totally loved it! Big inspiration!" —Andrea
"My entire class went and saw this AMAZING movie. I have stopped making fun of people, and also stop my friends from doing it. This movie has definitely changed my viewpoint." —Samantha
"I thought about killing myself. I cut. My life is just messed up. This movie helped me a lot in realizing that my life is worth living and that there are many people who care about me. It literally saved my life." —Debra
"Before this movie, my outlook on life was so narrow. Now that I have seen this movie, I am completely and entirely moved to be someone who makes a difference. It would be amazing to see such a change in my school." —Courteney
"This movie is hands-down the best movie I've seen. I was crying, and I'm a 15-year-old guy in front of my friends." —Austin
Using this film + products inspired by the story, you'll see students:
You invest your life in students. Help them deal with important issues and reach out to others.
Every day you're in their world. You see their challenges and struggles. You see their politics and pain. You know they're hurting, and you give all you can to help them overcome and reach their potential.
To Save A Life is a project inspired by a passion to reach teenagers with life-affirming entertainment—the kind of movie educators, youth workers, parents and student leaders can get behind. It dives into raw youth culture and focuses on themes and critical issues including:
|Hurt||Love||Social Divisions||School Violence|
|Cutting||Suicide||Underage Drinking||Teen Pregnancy|
Every person has the power to turn the tide by choosing to remain aware and reach out—especially to those hurting on the fringes of teen culture.
Teens love movies—especially ones that deal realistically with their world. Help your students open the dialogue and ask the question: What's my life going to be about? Imagine the difference this effort can make and how it can change youth culture for good!
Everyone can play a role in using this film to transform lives. Help your students be creative and spread the word.
Coordinate with area schools to see the film together, and encourage students to come together around the themes of To Save A Life.
Teens who have seen To Save A Life want their friends to see it, too. Get your student leadership team involved in brainstorming and planning an outreach event they can take ownership in.
What’s an event without a theme to get excited about? Try these or come up with your own for a weekend Movie Event.
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