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Suicide prevention

Suicide Prevention

What to Know about Young Adult Suicide

The young adult years often represent the prime of life — a time filled with fun and new experiences. But they can also be marked by challenges or stress in school, with friends and at home. Tragically, many young people are taking drastic action in response to what are likely short-term struggles. Suicide is now ...

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Crisis Care Crucial to Suicide Prevention


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“If it weren’t for her, I wouldn’t be here.”   The suicide rate in the United States has steadily increased since 1999. In fact, the rate has tripled among girls 10 to 14 years old. It’s even up 43 percent among men 45 to 64 years old. To combat these hard numbers, our nation desperately ...

Suicide Prevention

When To Seek Counseling?

Have you ever felt like life was just too hard? Worried that you can’t take the pressure, stress and anxiety anymore?  Sometimes the stressors of life – whether situational or ongoing and dire –can be significant prompters to seek professional counseling.  Having dreams, a vision and motivation for your life is an excellent pursuit. Yet, ...

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Suicide Prevention Takes a Village

September is National Suicide Prevention Awareness Month, a good time to become better informed and empowered to combat the tenth leading—and still rising—cause of death in the United States. In June, the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention confirmed that suicide rates climbed in almost every state from 1999 to 2016, with increases above 30 ...

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If You Know Someone at Risk for Suicide

Suicide is the 10th-leading cause of death in the U.S. for all ages. Every day, approximately 123 Americans die by suicide. That’s one death every 12 minutes. Suicide accounted for nearly 45,000 lives lost in 2016 and more than 47,000 in 2017. The numbers are rising in nearly every state across the U.S., according to ...

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Knowing the Signs of Depression and Suicide Could Save a Life

In many ways, our world is more connected than ever before, with social media venues of all kinds providing real-time access around the clock. However, even with all that connection and communication, suicide rates remain at alarming levels, proving that sensitivity to and awareness of warning signs are critical in providing lifesaving interventions. It’s not ...