Mental Health Outreach in San Diego County

It’s Up to Us is a multi-media education and awareness campaign for the county of San Diego. With positive, strength-based creative messaging, the campaign aims to encourage San Diegans to speak up and get help, or listen up and offer support to those experiencing mental health challenges. Below are some of the campaign’s outreach materials:

  • Infographic – Suicide Prevention

    It's Up to Us collaborated with the statewide suicide prevention campaign, called Know the Signs. This social marketing effort is built on three key messages: Know the signs. Find the Words. Reach out. - See more at: 

  • Flyer – Mental Health Month

    Every day people recover from mental illness such as depression, anxiety, bipolar disorder and others. Learn to recognize the signs and don't be afraid to talk about them. Getting help with your friend or family members is the first step to a healthy future.

  • Flyer – Depression: Know the Signs

    Depression affects more people than any other mental health condition-more than 19 million Americans each year. Could it be affecting you?

  • Flyer – Stress: Know the Signs

    We all go through stressful times. In small doses, stress may be good for you when it gives you a burst of energy. But too much stress or stress that lasts for a long time can take its toll on your body.

  • Flyer – Staying Well

    When you have a mental health condition, you may not realize how important your overall health is to your recovery. Having poor overall health can get in the way and make recovery harder. Finding ways to take care of your health can aid your recovery and help you feel better. Here are some things you can do.

  • Poster – Prevent Firearm Suicides

    Firearms are the leading method of suicide in San Diego County. In fact, suicides by firearm outnumber homicides by firearm approximately 3 to 1.

  • Brochure – Prevent Firearm Suicides

    Over a 10-year period 1,451 people died of suicides involving firearms in San Diego County. Every step we can take to put barriers between someone’s thoughts of suicide and access to means (such as a gun) reduces the risk of a suicide attempt.