September is Suicide Prevention Awareness Month. Rates of suicide in the United States has risen and it continues to be a leading cause of death. In 2019 alone, more than 47,500 lives were lost to suicide (CDC Report, 2020).
Throughout the month, in an effort to raise awareness about this health crisis, the Center for the Study of Traumatic Stress will distribute information and resources to support suicide awareness. This page will be updated throughout the month with links and resources.
National Suicide Prevention Hotline: 988
Veterans Crisis Line: 988, press 1
Veterans Crisis Text Line: Text 838255
UPCOMING ONLINE EVENTS
SEPTEMBER 15 - The Intersection of Suicide and Substance Use
SEPTEMBER 22 - Dyadic Interventions - Involving Significant Others in Suicide Prevention
Suicide Prevention by the Numbers
Struggling with thoughts of suicide?
CDC Suicide Prevention Fast Facts
NIMH Suicide Prevention Information and Facts
Suicide Facts for Primary Care Providers
Suicide Facts: What Military Families Should Know to Help Loved Ones Who May Be At Risk
Psychological Health Center of Excellence