💜💙 We wear purple and teal to show solidarity for Suicide Prevention Awareness Month.
Suicide is the tenth leading cause of death in the United States, and it is the second leading cause of death among young people ages 15-24. Suicide Prevention Week is an annual event that takes place during the third week of September. The goal of suicide prevention week is to raise awareness about suicide and to provide resources for people who are struggling with suicidal thoughts.
There are many things that you can do to help prevent suicide. Here are a few tips:
Suicide prevention is everyone's responsibility. By talking about suicide, reaching out to those who are struggling, and learning about suicide prevention, we can all help to save lives.
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