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Help Prevent Suicide

Publication Date: Sep 11, 2019

The CDC reports that suicide is the 10th leading cause of death for Americans overall and the second leading cause of death among young people aged 10-24.

NAMI Why CareDuring September, National Suicide Prevention Awareness Month, organizations and community groups across the country work together to increase awareness and and share resources. Organizations such as the National Alliance on Mental Illness (NAMI) encourage everyone to know the warning signs and risk factors of suicide. 

Useful Resources for Suicide Prevention From the MHTTC Network:

MHTTC National School Mental Health Curriculum

Great Lakes MHTTC Suicide Prevention Guide

Great Lakes MHTTC Suicide Prevention in Schools Webinar Series
Part 1: The Role of Schools in Suicide Prevention 
Part 2: Tools, Resources, Programming
Part 3: Implementing the SOS Program in Middle and High School 

Other Useful Resources

American Foundation for Suicide Prevention

National Suicide Prevention Lifeline 

SAMHSA Suicide Safe Mobile App

Zero Suicide