September is Suicide Prevention Month

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August 13, 2019

Suicide Prevention and Awareness
September is Suicide Prevention Month

You are invited to a balloon release to raise awareness on Suicide Prevention
THURSDAY, SEPTEMBER 19, 2019
10 AM – 12 PM
FCC BEHAVIORAL HEALTH
875 HWY VV IN KENNETT, MO
BUILDING B
Please bring: HOPE!!! MOTIVATION TO FIGHT THE STIGMA

#nomosuicides

In the state of Missouri, one person dies by suicide every 8 hours
More than 1,100 Missourians died of suicide in 2017
Suicide is the 2nd leading cause of death for ages 15-34
Missouri ranks 13th in the nation for suicide

SEMO Mental Health Coalition is asking for support from the entire community, employers and individuals to help spread awareness about this epidemic. Help us to bring the topic of suicide out of the dark.

Please join us and show your support by decorating your store fronts and windows with Yellow ribbons and/or Yellow flags!!

IF YOU ARE IN CRISIS OR know of someone who is, please call the National Suicide Prevention Lifeline at 1-800-273-8255 (TALK)
or Contact the Crisis text line by texting talk to 74-741
or Central and Southeast Missouri 1-800-356-5395

Risk Factors and warning signs
https://afsp.org/about-suicide/risk-factors-and-warning-signs/

What do I do to help someone at risk of suicide
https://afsp.org/find-support/when-someone-is-at-risk/


 
 
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