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National Suicide Prevention Week

posted Sep 13, 2013, 11:38 AM by Justin Eberly   [ updated Sep 13, 2013, 11:38 AM ]
This week is dedicated as National Suicide Prevention Week by the American Association of Suicidology.   Take a moment to familiarize yourself with the behaviors of individuals that may exhibit suicidal thoughts or actions.   Suicide is an international problem and a major public health concern. Suicide claims approximately 1 million lives worldwide each year, resulting in one suicide every 40 seconds. There is an estimated 10 to 20 suicide attempts per each completed suicide, resulting in several million suicide attempts each year.   For more information, visit: