HEALTH BYTES - National Suicide Prevention Month

Wednesday, September 2, 2020

September is National Suicide Prevention Month

From the NIH: Suicide is a major public health concern. More than 48,000 people die by suicide each year in the United States; it is the 10th leading cause of death overall. Suicide is complicated and tragic, but it is often preventable.

For more information on suicide prevention, visit the NIH health topic page or download their brochures.

During Suicide Prevention Month and beyond, everyone can play a role to help save lives. Use these free resources to help raise awareness about suicide prevention.

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