September is Suicide Prevention Awareness Month
September 3, 2020
September is Suicide Prevention Awareness Month. Suicide is one of the most disruptive and tragic events a family and a community can experience, with more than 1,100 lives lost in Tennessee each year.
Suicide is the second-leading cause of death among youth ages 10 to 24, and the first leading cause for children 10-17. More veterans and military personnel die from suicide than combat.
The Tennessee Suicide Prevention Network is a grassroots collaboration of Tennesseans and organizations working to eliminate the stigma of suicide, educate the community about the warning signs of suicide,...