PARSIPPANY, N.J., Nov. 10, 2016 /PRNewswire/ -- Inspired by the experience of a colleague who lost a loved one to suicide, a team of volunteers at the healthcare communications company McCann Torre Lazur, a McCann Health Company, has spent the last two years engaging their creative powers to build a powerful call to action for suicide prevention, showing the world that life is worth living. On Saturday, November 19th from 12 to 3pm, the #worthliving team will take The Orange Project to the streets-or rather Garibaldi Square in Washington Square Park, NYC-and invite the public to write a note and maybe help save a life. Using the orange sticky note as a visual vehicle to speak out for suicide awareness, the team wants to tell those suffering that suicide isn't the answer. They want to give hope to the girl being bulled, the boy who feels unloved, and other young adults experiencing dark moments. The team will be inviting people to handwrite a note of hope and encouragement for someone who needs it and maybe help save a life. Now in its 3rd year, the #worthliving team is working with students across the globe to roll out #worthliving: The Orange Project, a youth-driven educational and social media campaign encouraging more open communication about suicide and an understanding of its warning signs. The team hopes to build the largest photo album of handwritten notes from across the globe to raise awareness about suicide prevention in young people and (hopefully) break a Guinness World Record, but the ultimate goal remains the same…to help save a life. Suicide is among young people is an especially frightening problem - in fact, suicide is the third leading cause of death among adolescents. With this in mind, the team partnered with the Ideas Foundation, a UK-based organization that seeks out and nurtures creatively gifted young people. The Ideas Foundation's partner schools were offered the opportunity to pitch concepts for the best way to reach their peer group with messaging about suicide. The winning pitch suggested creating "thought notes" - both virtual and actual orange sticky notes - that young people could use to start conversations about suicide and mental health. A web landing page based on this idea and built by the MTL team (worthliving.today) has more information is soft-launching today, with integration to general social media sites coming later in the month.