World Suicide Prevention Day
Today, September 10th, 2019, is World Suicide Prevention Day. Mental Health Partnerships is committed to spreading awareness, education and support. SUICIDE IS THE 10TH LEADING CAUSE OF DEATH FOR ADULTS AND IS THE 2ND LEADING CAUSE OF DEATH FOR INDIVIDUALS AGE 15-34. 9 MILLION PEOPLE experience thoughts of suicide EVERY YEAR.
We can all take action to prevent suicide and provide support. Despite these concerning numbers, suicide is preventable. With the right resources and intervention, individuals can find help or learn how to provide support to others, potentially saving lives.