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2018-07-11 / News

OK2SAY Receives 365 Tips in June, Majority Suicide Threats

Michigan Attorney General Bill Schuette recently released the June 2018 tip numbers for his OK2SAY student safety initiative. During the month of June, OK2SAY received 365 tips, bringing the total number of tips to 14,552 since the program began in 2014.

The highest numbers of tips submitted by Michigan students in June were in the following categories:

Suicide Threat—122
Bullying—34
Drugs—34
Self-Harm—28

“OK2SAY is a program that works,” declared Schuette. “OK2SAY saves lives and helps students make their schools a safer place.”

The OK2SAY tip line is available for tips 24/7, 365 days a year, even in the summer months when school is not in session.

Preparation for 2018 - 19 School Year

With most Michigan schools now on summer break, Schuette is encouraging school officials to get inschool OK2SAY programming scheduled for the 2018 - 19 school year.

To sign up, visit OK2SAY’s Website at www.michigan.gov/ok2say and navigate to the “Schedule a Presentation” page.

There are five ways to submit a tip to OK2SAY: * Phone – 8-555-OK2SAY (855-565-2729) * Text – OK2SAY (652729) * Email – OK2SAY@ mi.gov * Online –www.michigan .gov/ok2say * App – Available in app stores for iPhone and Android. Search “OK2SAY”

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