How To Prevent Suicide: The Essential Guide

Suicide is a problem that is increasing in the United States. In fact, suicide is now the 10th leading cause of death in our country. Every day, someone takes their own life. This is a problem that we need to address head-on. We will discuss how to prevent suicide and how to get help if you or someone you know is struggling with suicidal thoughts.

What should I know about this?

If you are thinking about suicide, know that you are not alone. Many people have thought about suicide at some point in their lives. The important thing is to get help if you are having these thoughts. There are many resources available to help you. You can call the National Suicide Prevention Lifeline at 800-273-TALK (800-273-8225) to speak with a trained counselor who can help you. You can also text “HOME” to 741741 to reach the Crisis Text Line. These resources are free and confidential.

We hope this information has been useful to you.