Providing Students a Lifeline to Prevent Suicide

4 out of 5 teens who attempt suicide have given clear warning signs

When a person contemplates suicide, they may believe it is the only option to end their pain. In that moment, consumed by dark thoughts, suicide becomes the only way out. A simple “Are you okay?” could make all the difference.  Sharing your pain can also help:  https://youtu.be/aI_7CTy8V3w

Today’s youth are under significant pressure—from school, peers, family, and society. As humans, we aren’t all equipped in the same way to handle these pressures, and younger individuals are especially vulnerable. It’s time to talk more openly with students about suicide prevention in the hopes that this awareness will stop suicidal thoughts from turning into actions.

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