SPEAK UP Hotline: 1-866-SPEAK-UP
SPEAK UP Hotline: 1-866-SPEAK-UP


gives young people a voice against violence.

Call 1-866-SPEAK-UP to anonymously report a weapon threat at school or in your community.

If you are a student and know about someone carrying a weapon at school, or threatening violence call
1-866-SPEAK-UP now.

When a student calls
1-866-SPEAK-UP, he/she is connected with a trained counselor who immediately forwards the threat report to local law enforcement and school officials.

The signs are usually there.

The nationwide "Signs" campaign emphasizes the importance of recognizing and reporting threats and other warning signs of school violence.

"In all my years at school, I never imagined that in one instant I would have to make a choice between either becoming a snitch for one moment, or to put others first and be a hero for a lifetime."
- Kelly

The hotline has received nearly 40,000 calls.

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