"Suicide is not Chosen; it happens when pain exceeds resources for coping"
More people die in America from suicide than from Homicide. Every day approximately 786 Americans commit Suicide, and 1,500 people attempt suicide. Suicide is the third leading cause of death for peoples ages 15 to 24 and rates are highest among people over the age of 65. with all of this tragic information it can be hard to feel as though anything can be done about this epidemic. But, there is hope by sharing our stories with each other, being receptive, and having the hard conversations we can pull people up who may be considering suicide. It is our hope that by sharing this information it may help you, help someone else. First it is crucial to understand the warning signs.