It’s Okay to Talk About Suicide
Thoughts of giving up and suicide can be frightening. Not taking these kinds of thoughts seriously can have devastating outcomes.
Suicide is the 2nd leading cause of death for people ages 10-34
The overall suicide rate has increased 35% since 1999
Suicide is the 10th leading cause of death in the U.S.
Of people who die by suicide have a diagnosed mental health condition
Of people who die by suicide have experienced symptoms of a mental health condition
If you start thinking about suicide, seek help. Call or text a crisis line or a trusted friend.
HIGH RISK POPULATIONS
Of all people who die by suicide are male
Lesbian, gay and bisexual youth are four times more likely to attempt suicide than straight youth
Transgender people are 12 times more likely to 12x attempt suicide than the general population
Call your EAP and make an appointment to talk with a counselor to talk about what you’re thinking or how you’re feeling.
If you are concerned about suicide and don’t know what to do, call the National Suicide Prevention Lifeline at 1-800-273-8255, or you can text or call the 988 Suicide & Crisis Lifeline
988 SUICIDE & CRISIS LIFELINE
Suicidal thoughts are a symptom, just like any other — they can be treated,and they can improve over time.
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