September is Suicide Prevention Month. Suicide is a major public health concern. Over 48,000 people died by suicide in the United States in 2018; it is the 10th leading cause of death overall. Suicide is complicated and tragic, but it is often preventable. Knowing the warning signs for suicide and how to get help can help save lives.
- Suicide Prevention Resource Center: Resources for Faith Communities
- National Suicide Prevention Lifeline
- National Alliance on Mental Illness (NAMI): Suicide Prevention Resources
- The Action Alliance: Creating a national strategy to reduce suicide.