SAP in Pennsylvania

The student assistance program has been an integral part of Pennsylvania schools since 1984-85!!  Take a look at who we are - what was and what is.

Click here to go to the About SAP page

Information for SAP team members – lots of great resources to help support you on the front line of supporting student achievement!

Click here to go to the SAP Teams
SAP Training Calendar
Upcoming SAP trainings in Pennsylvania offered by PA Approved SAP Training Providers (PASTP)

Click here to go to the Events Calendar
2020 PSA Contest for Youth Suicide Prevention
Visit www.preventsuicidepa.org and click on the PSA button, , to find full details, including the letter to schools, school flyer, contest rules, and timeline. Be sure to read the letter to schools and full contest rules as they outline some changes as well as unique opportunities for those who enter.

We are working to continue our partnerships with some community organizations that have assisted us in recognizing winners in the past, including the Philadelphia Phillies, Pittsburgh Pirates, and the Harrisburg Senators.

Any questions can be directed to rose.milani@jefferson.edu.

Thank you,
Rose Milani
Project Coordinator
SAMHSA Garrett Lee Smith Suicide Prevention Grant for the State of Pennsylvania

Rose Milani
Project Director, SAMHSA GLS State Grant in PA
Project Coordinator, Higher Education Suicide Prevention Coalition
Project Coordinator, JeffHELP CHATT
Pronouns: She/Her/Hers
office #: 215-503-6456


2019 PSA Contest for Youth Suicide Prevention

Congratulations to the 2019 Prevent Suicide PA PSA Contest for Youth Suicide Prevention Winners, Honorable Mentions & Notables!
Click on the image to see a larger version of the poster. Please feel free to use these posters and videos in your own suicide prevention efforts in your school or agency.


  • National Suicide Prevention Lifeline
  • 33 Years of SAP Talking Points
    30 Year Banner
  • SAP Wordle-PASP 2018
  • DDAP Get Help Now
  • Struggling and in need of support?  Help is available.
    Connect with a trained and caring Crisis Counselor through Crisis Text Line.

    Crisis Text Line
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