World Suicide Prevention Day

Suicide. Have you ever considered it? If you have, it is likely you have never told anyone. In fact, you may not admit it to yourself. Social stigma and your own shame have kept you silent. What do statistics tell us? Suicide ranks tenth as a cause of death. Most suicides are a result of firearms. About half as many are caused by suffocation. Half … Continue reading World Suicide Prevention Day

Worldwide Suicide Prevention Day: Itโ€™s Time to Recognize This Epidemic

September 10, 2015 is World Suicide Prevention Day. “World Suicide Prevention Day gives organizations, government agencies and individuals a chance to promote awareness about suicide, mental illnesses associated with suicide, as well as suicide prevention. Organizations such as the International Association for Suicide Prevention (IASP) and World Health Organization (WHO) play a key role in promoting this event.” “Events and activities for World Suicide Prevention … Continue reading Worldwide Suicide Prevention Day: Itโ€™s Time to Recognize This Epidemic