Arizona Life Links for Youth (ALLY)
Arizona Life Links for Youth (ALLY) is a youth suicide prevention program that serves youth ages 14-24.
ALLY provides knowledge and skills building to empower youth as leaders by using the Sources of Strength curriculum and provides the Question, Persuade, Refer (QPR) training to youth and adults that work with youth.
ALLY is a program focused on reducing the rate of attempted and completed suicides among Arizona’s youth, mainly focusing on Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual, Transgender, Queer, and Questioning (LGBTQ) youth in Pima and surrounding counties.
ALLY consists of two components, Youth Leadership Development and Gatekeeper Training. Youth Leadership Development is taught using the Sources of Strength curriculum and additional activities and exercises. Gatekeeper training is available to any community member 18 and older and is taught using the QPR (Question, Persuade, and Refer) model of suicide prevention.