Suicide Awareness

Ladies & Gents, who are you able to vent to?Suicide is the 2nd leading cause of death in the world for those aged 15-24 yearsSuicide is the 10th leading cause of death in the US for all agesThe highest suicide rates in the US are among Whites, American Indians and Alaska NativesSuicide among males is 4x’s higher than among females. Male deaths represent 79% of all US suicides. (CDC)In the U.S., suicide rates are highest during the springEach suicide intimately affects at least 6 other peopleAbout 2/3 of people who complete suicide are depressed at the time of their deaths. Depression that is untreated, undiagnosed, or ineffectively treated is the number 1 cause of suicidePeople make jokes about killing themselves, they make statuses about giving up, being alone, depression, bullies, stress. Their alcohol/drug use may increase, change in behaviors, sudden improvement etc. Theyre not asking for attention, i truly believe they are asking for help. Lets help.If you see someone struggling, choose to reach out & spread love. If you are struggling youself, please try to ask for help.Suicide Prevention Hotline: 1-800-273-8255#LaughLoveThinkFacts😂💜💭💯
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