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September is Suicide Prevention Awareness Month

September is Suicide Prevention Awareness Month. Rates of suicide in the United States has risen and it continues to be a leading cause of death. In 2016 alone, nearly 45,000 lives were lost to suicide (CDC Report, 2018).

Throughout the month, in an effort to raise awareness about this health crisis, the Center for the Study of Traumatic Stress will distribute information and resources to support suicide awareness. This page will be updated throughout the month with links and resources.

National Suicide Prevention Hotline: 1-800-273-TALK (1-800-273-8255)

Veterans Crisis Line: 1-800-273-8255, press 1

Veterans Crisis Text Line: Text 838255

Veterans Crisis Line Website

 

UPCOMING ONLINE EVENTS

SEPTEMBER 16 - Key Elements for the Effective Management and Resolution of Suicidality  - Register HERE

          
 

RESOURCES

Struggling with thoughts of suicide?

5 Steps to Save a Life

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COVID-19 Response Page

Fact Sheets

Suicide Facts for Primary Care Providers

Suicide Facts: What Military Families Should Know to Help Loved Ones Who May Be At Risk

 

ORGANIZATIONS