2021 PSA Contest for Youth Suicide Prevention

We are happy to announce our ninth Annual PSA Contest for Youth Suicide Prevention. Each year we receive creative and engaging submissions and are looking forward to this year’s entries. Whether you have submitted a PSA in past contests or are new to this process, please be sure to read the Rules for Submission document below, carefully.

Here is everything you need to know:


2021 PSA Contest Rules for Submission
Please fully read the contest rules and use the sites indicated as your source of information.

2021 PAYSPI PSA Contest Application



2021 PSA Flyer
Please consider hanging up the flyer in your school or downloading it to send via email or use in virtual announcements.


2021 School-Wide vote process

2021 PSA Voting Process

We look forward to your submissions!


For more information, or if you have any questions that cannot be addressed by the links above, please contact Julia Mead.


Contest Timeline


Monday, September 21, 2020

Contest Begins

Wednesday, December 16, 2020

All submissions due


Monday, January 11 – Monday, January 18, 2020

PSA Advisory Board selects finalists


Wednesday, January 27 – Friday, February 26, 2021

School-wide vote open

Wednesday, February 3 – Friday, February 26, 2021

Public vote open

Early March 2021

Winners Announced

Spring 2021

Winners honored