Thursday, October 10, 2019
Every 40 Seconds
Romeo & Juliet, Catcher in the Rye, Me Before You, Along Way Down, A Man Called Ove... Unfortunately, suicide isn't confined to fiction. In fact, every 40 seconds someone loses their life to suicide. That's 800,000 people a year globally and many many more make attempts.
10 October is WHO Mental Health Day. This year's focus is suicide. Learn more about the issues, start a conversation, raise awareness, provide support, advocate against the stigma of mental illness.
If you or someone you know are in crisis, please call the
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or contact the Crisis Text Line by texting TALK to 741741.
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