Did you know that Suicide is the 10th leading cause of death in the United States? The most frequent mental health emergency is the threat of suicide, and although female attempt suicide more often than males, males are three times more likely to die from suicide. But perhaps most disconcerting is that most, but not all, persons who die from suicide have communicated their intent in advance, primarily to family or significant others. Learn the warning signs of a person who may be on the verge of taking their own life:
If you suspect someone to be at risk, please seek professional help. Better to err on the side of caution, than to be right and not reach out for help.
Until next month, thanks for letting me share.