National Suicide Prevention Awareness Month

September is National Suicide Prevention Awareness Month. Suicidal thoughts can affect anyone regardless of age, gender or background. Suicide is the third leading cause of death (behind accidents and homicides) for teenagers. For additional information see:

The American Academy of Child Adolescent Psychiatry’s Facts for Families on Teen Suicide.

NAMI’s Preventing Suicide as a Family Member or Caregiver.