Most of us have been touched by suicide. If your life hasn’t been, count yourselves among the lucky and the fortunate. It’s hard to get out of this life without knowing someone who left early.
Between ages 10 and 55, suicide is one of the top four reasons people die in the U.S. every year.
Yet you hear more about heart disease, HIV, diabetes and cancer on the nightly news than you ever do about this fatal but preventable problem. Why is that?
Society and the media appear to continue to believe — and through their belief, reinforce — the lies and the half-truths about suicide.
Today is a day to end your own false beliefs about suicide.
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