Suicide Prevention Awareness Month

Suicide Prevention Awareness Month

September is Suicide Prevention Awareness Month, and September 10th is World Suicide Prevention Day.

Every year, more than 41,000 people die by suicide in the United States. During the month of September, you can help combat stigma and raise awareness about suicide and suicide prevention, connect with people you know impacted by suicide, raise awareness and share resources to help those at risk. You can also get involved on social media by sharing the infographic below using the hashtags #SuicidePrevention and #StigmaFree.

Suicide Prevention Resources

For Immediate Assistance
September is Suicide Prevention Awareness Month - Infographic

Sources:

  1. https://afsp.org/about-suicide/suicide-statistics/
  2. https://www.cdc.gov/violenceprevention/suicide/fastfact.html
  3. https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/22483367
  4. https://journals.lww.com/headtraumarehab/Abstract/publishahead/Suicide_and_Traumatic_Brain_Injury_Among.99396.aspx
  5. https://www.cdc.gov/vitalsigns/suicide/infographic.html
  6. https://www.cdc.gov/violenceprevention/suicide/fastfact.html
  7. https://www.va.gov/opa/pressrel/pressrelease.cfm?id=4074
  8. https://www.cdc.gov/violenceprevention/suicide/fastfact.html
  9. https://afsp.org/our-work/advocacy/
  10. https://www.cdc.gov/violenceprevention/pdf/suicideTechnicalPackage.pdf
  11. https://www.cdc.gov/violenceprevention/pdf/suicideTechnicalPackage.pdf
  12. https://www.cdc.gov/violenceprevention/pdf/suicideTechnicalPackage.pdf
  13. http://ccare.stanford.edu/uncategorized/connectedness-health-the-science-of-social-connection-infographic/
  14. https://www.mind.org.uk/information-support/helping-someone-else/supporting-someone-who-feels-suicidal/how-to-help/#.XVbJ05NKjMU
  15. https://www.jedfoundation.org/wp-content/uploads/2016/07/help-a-friend-in-need-jed-facebook-instagram-guide-NEW.pdf