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 if you need help
    • https://suicidepreventionlifeline.org/help-yourself/