About Suicide

Suicide is a public health issue that impacts individuals from a variety of backgrounds and of all ages. Every year, millions of Americans are directly affected by the more than 44,000 suicides and hundreds of thousands of suicide attempts made by friends or loved ones (source: AFSP). While these numbers are staggering, suicide is preventable and anyone can help by readying themselves with some knowledge on factsrisk factorswarning signs, and what to do if you or someone you love is in a crisis situation. 

Please keep in mind that the information on these pages in no way substitutes for seeking professional help or advice from your doctor. With this information we simply intend to introduce you to helpful information on suicide prevention.