Observing World Suicide Prevention Day today

COVID-19 is being blamed for causing a rise in drug and substance abuse as well as mental health issues and even suicide.

News 12 Staff

Sep 10, 2021, 12:15 PM

Updated 988 days ago

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COVID-19 is being blamed for causing a rise in drug and substance abuse as well as mental health issues and even suicide. We reflect on that stark reality as we observe World Suicide Prevention Day today.
Suicide is America's 10th leading cause of death.
The theme of World Suicide Prevention Day this year is creating "hope through action."
If you or someone you love needs help, the national suicide prevention lifeline is available 24/7.
The toll-free number to call 1-800-273-8255.


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