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  • Suicide Prevention Tips

    Learn how YOU can help someone at risk for suicide today!

  • How You Can Help Prevent a Suicide

    All of us can do our part to prevent suicide. Reaching out means first paying attention and noticing when people are showing signs that they could be at risk, and second, taking the time to let people know we care.

  • The Warning Signs of Suicide

    Read about the warning signs of suicide and how you can identify if someone you know may be suicidal.

  • Busting the Myths About Suicide

    There are many commonly held beliefs about suicide that keep us from trying to help people at risk. Here are some of the typical misconceptions about suicide that are NOT true...

Taking an “all hands on deck” approach to suicide prevention can truly save lives. Learning the warning signs and helper tasks that can prevent a suicide equips us with powerful tools for assisting those at risk. Here you will find information on how to help someone who may be suicidal. Read about coping suggestions that the suicidal individual can follow to keep them on the side of choosing themselves and wanting to live. Become familiar with the do’s and don’ts of suicide prevention and the common misconceptions about suicide. Learn to identify the risk factors for suicide along with the actions to take to help a loved one “step back from the edge.”

Be The One To Help Save A Life From Suicide

There’s nothing more frightening than the concern that someone you know may be at risk for suicide. And yet, suicide risk is a much more common crisis than many of us imagine. Worldwide, a person dies by suicide every 40 seconds. ...

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Suicide in the Media

Recently, suicide has been in the spotlight as the focus of both a fictionalized mini-series about a high-school student and a non-fiction podcast about a middle-aged man from Alabama. Each of these very different, but deeply personalized, accounts of suicide ...

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5 Things We Can All Do to Help Stop Suicide

This year, taking the subject of suicide out of the shadows feels more urgent than ever. Earlier this year, the Centers for Disease Control reported that the suicide rate in the United States increased by 24 percent in 15 years, ...

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