International Suicide Prevention Day

You may know the signs of choking, stroke, heart attack, and even hypothermia or sunburn, but do you know the warning signs of suicide? The recent death of legendary actor Robin Williams has brought increased attention, focus and discussion about suicide and suicide awareness. Sadly, statistics show that in America more people die of suicide than in car accidents each year. It is estimated that someone in the world commits suicide every 40 seconds. Recognizing the significance of this problem, and hoping that suicide can be prevented with warning sign identification and treatment, it is important that you too are informed. The following article from CTV news provides the top warning signs and risks to look for if you are concerned about someone. Please take a moment to understand the signs to help prevent further loss.

CTV News:  Suicide: How to spot the risks and warning signs



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