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Suicide Prevention Awareness

September was National Suicide Prevention Awareness Month. Just because September is over does not mean the conversation is over! Suicide and suicidal ideation is a worldwide epidemic that affects a large number of young people and adults daily. Suicide does not only hurt one person — it also affects family, friends, acquaintances, and people whose […]

September 10th: World Suicide Prevention Day

Suicide is the 10th leading cause of death Nearly 1 million people complete suicide each year  For every 1 person who completes suicide, approximately 20 more attempt suicide  Suicide is preventable World Suicide Prevention Day was first recognized in 2003 Recognize suicidal behavior  https://www.mentalhealth.gov/what-to-look-for/suicidal-behavior/index.html Reach out to someone who may be struggling https://suicidepreventionlifeline.org/help-someone-else/ Reach out […]

September: Suicide Prevention Awareness Month

September is National Suicide Prevention Awareness Month.  This month the Huck House Blog will focus on suicide and mental health statistics, risk factors, warning signs and what to do if you, or someone you know, needs help. Suicide is the 3rd leading cause of death in people ages 10 – 24 90% of people who […]

Huck House Youth Award Winner Sara Parker

When Sara first came to Focus Learning Academy in 2015, she had one credit under her belt. She has faced a tremendous amount of adversity throughout her life and she has risen above it all to become a successful student as well as a positive individual. Sara battled abuse, drugs, and a life of crime. […]