World Suicide Prevention Day 2016

Today, September 10, is World Suicide Prevention Day. Suicide is a leading cause of death around the globe, leading to over 800,000 deaths each year. Suicide is preventable. Learn what you can do to help prevent suicide, and fight the mental health stigma!

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If you or a loved one would like to speak to a mental health care professional, please call our office at (352) 365-2243, Monday-Friday, from 9am to 5pm.

If you or a loved one is in an emergency situation, please call your local emergency number, or your local crisis number.

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

There are many places that you can continue learning about suicide and suicide prevention. To learn more, please visit:

National Alliance on Mental Illness: nami.org

World Health Organization: who.int

International Association of Suicide Prevention: iasp.info

 

Created by Savannah Achor

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