Suicide is the 10th leading cause of death in the United States, according to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention. An estimated 1.3 million Americans attempted suicide in 2013 – a heartbreakingly large number.
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We use all sorts of metaphors to describe how we’re feeling– but it’s rare that we actually talk about our mental health. May is National Mental Health Month, which helps raise awareness for mental health issues and encourages people to talk about living with mental health conditions.
As the 10th leading cause of death in the US, suicide impacts us more often than we may realize. The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention estimates that more than 1 million Americans attempt suicide each year – a heartbreaking number. Early detection of suicidal behaviors can save lives.