Suicide prevention month
Last updated 9/8/2021 at 10:16am
September is National Suicide Prevention Month. According to the National Suicide Prevention Lifeline, understanding the issues concerning suicide and mental health is an important way to take part in suicide prevention, help others in crisis, and change the conversation around suicide.
The Lifeline suggests several steps in understanding the topic:
Hope Can Happen – Suicide is not inevitable for anyone. By starting the conversation, providing support, and directing help to those who need it, we can prevent suicides and save lives.
We Can All Take Action - Evidence shows that providing s...