September is Suicide Prevention Month

 

September 25, 2019



Lincoln – It can be frightening if someone you love talks about suicidal thoughts. It can be even more frightening if you find yourself thinking about dying or giving up on life. Not taking these kinds of thoughts seriously can have devastating outcomes, as suicide is a permanent solution to (often) temporary problems.

September is Suicide Prevention Month, and provides an opportunity to openly discuss this pressing health emergency. 

According to research from the Centers for Disease Control (CDC), suicide rates have increased by 30 percent since 1999. Comments or thoughts about suicid...



For access to this article please sign in or subscribe.

 

Reader Comments(0)

 
 

Powered by ROAR Online Publication Software from Lions Light Corporation
© Copyright 2021