The news was so nightmarish it felt like a dream. Suicide? In my family? Preston… out of all the siblings?
The American Foundation for Suicide Prevention and the Suicide Prevention Resource Center Release Second Edition of After a Suicide: Toolkit for Schools
Suicide is the tenth leading cause of death in the United States, and it remains the eighth leading cause of death in Ohio.
Suicide is the tenth leading cause of death in the United States, and it is the twelfth leading cause of death in New York.
My dad took his life a little over four years ago. I found him and since he didn't leave a note, there were a lot of unanswered questions.
Suicide is the tenth leading cause of death in the United States, and it is the eleventh leading cause of death in Louisiana.
Suicide is the tenth leading cause of death in the United States, and it is the eleventh leading cause of death in Pennsylvania.
I embrace all of me, and all that I've been through, and use it as a force for good. It is in giving that we receive. My spirit is joyful. My soul is energized, and my mind is at peace.
I am so proud to be a part of this organization, in memory of my fellow firefighter, and in hopes of saving more lives in the future.
Presentations and topics will focus on initiatives and research-based programs that address suicide prevention across a person’s lifespan and within specific high-risk groups.
Rather than asking me how my father died or why he "chose" to do it, I wish people would ask me how my father lived. Ask me his name. Ask me what kind of person he was.
As we celebrate National Volunteer Week we say thank you for everything our volunteers do every day in the fight against suicide. We are honored have you on our team. Thanks for all you do.