Suicide Prevention Month

By Staff Reports

(Victor Valley)РSeptember is Suicide Prevention Month. Research shows people who are having thoughts of suicide feel relief when someone asks after them in a caring way. Findings suggest acknowledging and talking about suicide may reduce rather than increase suicidal ideation.

Did you know that if you text 741741 when you are feeling really depressed or suicidal, a crisis worker will text with you? Many people don’t like talking on the phone and would be more comfortable texting. It’s a free service run by The Suicide Crisis Text Line.

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