Month: October 2018

You can help prevent suicide

Suicide is the second leading cause of death among individuals 10-34 years of age. According to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, suicide rates have increased during the past 20 years. Because of this, it is important to be aware of common myths and warning signs associated with suicide. It’s OK to ask For example, some people inaccurately believe that if you ask someone if they are thinking about killing themselves it will encourage suicide attempts or it will put that thought in their head. This is not only false, but potentially dangerous. We know that asking about...

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