Welcome to the Idaho Lives Project

Your visit to this site tells us that you share the Project’s interest in helping to save the lives of young people in Idaho. ILP’s mission is to foster connectedness and resilience throughout Idaho school communities to prevent youth suicide. The Project brings comprehensive, evidence-based programs to communities statewide and strives in all of its efforts to help Idaho youth find the hope, help and strength they need to flourish.

On this site you will find more detailed information about the Project and its programs including suicide prevention trainings for the general public. You will also find materials to assist those of you participating in ILP programs.

For information about suicide facts, suicide in Idaho, regional volunteer groups, and upcoming events, as well as assistance for suicide survivors, media, schools and mental health providers, and many other helpful resources, visit the SPAN Idaho website.

Thank you for visiting the Idaho Lives Project and for your interest in saving young lives.

ILP is hiring a part-time Program Specialist

Are you a behavioral health and/or school professional with high connectivity to youth? Would you like to work with an organization bringing a peer-based program that utilizes the power of social networks to change risky & negative behaviors to middle, junior and senior high schools throughout the state of Idaho?  

Sources of Strength is that program: a wellness program that employs a  strength-based approach to life. Turning the traditional practice of identifying risk factors and warning signs on its head, Sources of Strength focuses on developing protective factors, using a model that is innovative, interactive, and strength-based.  

If this sounds like a good fit for you, please review the job announcement below and submit a resume and cover letter to jdickey@idaholives.org by 5:00pm MT on Friday, June 23.  Mailing instructions are included in the job announcement.  Any questions can be directed to Jennifer Dickey at jdickey@idaholives.org.

Volunteer Trainer Opportunity

ILP is accepting applications for a volunteer Sources of Strength trainer.  The training for trainers session will be funded by ILP as well as expenses associated with the travel to the training location. For more details about this opportunity, please download the application.

The deadline to submit a completed application is 5:00pm MT on Friday, June 2, 2017. If you are interested in applying, please download and complete the application below.  For any questions, please direct them to Jennifer Dickey at jdickey@idaholives.org.