The Facts

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SUICIDE PREVENTION
 
"Mental health is an essential part of wellness. Lifeline centers are actively involved in providing referrals to mental health professionals
who can help you work through whatever issues you are dealing with, no matter how large or small. Learn more about mental health, how to find a
therapist or support group, and how to develop a safety plan." National Suicide Prevention Lifeline
 

1 (800) 273-8255
National Suicide Prevention Lifeline 24 hours, 7 days a week - No matter your concern, please feel free to call and talk to someone.
 
MENTAL ILLNESS AWARENESS
National Alliance on Mental Illness (NAMI)

NAMI is the nation's largest grassroots mental health organization dedicated to improving the lives of individuals and families affected by mental illness. If you or a loved one are dealing with Mental Illness or you would like to have support as you navigate your way with a physician, I ask that you get involved with NAMI! www.nami.org
 
 
According to DoSomthing.org
 
  1. Nearly 30,000 Americans commit suicide every year.
  2. In the U.S., suicide rates are highest during the spring.
  3. Suicide is the 3rd leading cause of death for 15 to 24-year-olds and 2nd for 24 to 35-year-olds.
  4. On average, 1 person commits suicide every 16.2 minutes.
  5. Each suicide intimately affects at least 6 other people.
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  8. About 2/3 of people who complete suicide are depressed at the time of their deaths. Depression that is untreated, undiagnosed, or ineffectively treated is the number 1 cause of suicide.
  9. There is 1 suicide for every 25 attempted suicides.
  10. Males make up 79% of all suicides, while women are more prone to having suicidal thoughts.
  11. 1 in 65,000 children ages 10 to 14 commit suicide each year.
  12. There are 2 times as many deaths due to suicide than HIV/AIDS.
  13. Over 50% of all suicides are completed with a firearm.
 
 
It's time to start talking about this! OnePiece.OneWord.OneLife