These suicide prevention hotlines are available to call 24/7 for those struggling with thoughts of suicide

This Week Is Suicide Prevention Week
This Week Is Suicide Prevention Week

Today is National Suicide Prevention Day, and more than ever, shocking and unsettling suicide-related statistics make it clear that this day is of the utmost importance.

Studies show that suicide is the 10th leading cause of death in the U.S., and the CDC reports that suicide takes the lives of more than 38,000 Americans every year.

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If you or someone or someone you know is struggling with suicidal thoughts, these two resources can help, and they're available 24/7.

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