National Strategy for Suicide Prevention

National Strategy for Suicide Prevention: Everyone Plays A Role in Suicide Prevention - View June 27, 2013 Live Event

 About 100 Americans die by suicide each day, more than double the average number of homicides.

8 million adults in the United States had serious thoughts of suicide within the past 12 months.

Fortunately, suicide is preventable. There is strong evidence that a comprehensive public health approach is effective in reducing suicide rates.

LEARN:
More about the National Strategy for Suicide Prevention, available tools, resources, and dramatically the ultimate goal of eliminating the tragic experience of suicide

HEAR FROM:
Surgeon General VADM Regina Benjamin, M.D., M.B.A.
Richard McKeon, Director, SAMHSA Suicide Prevention Branch
Jerry Reed, Director, Suicide Prevention Resource Center
Dan Reidenberg, Executive Director, Suicide Awareness Voices of Education
Panel: High-Risk groups–Veterans, American Indians, LGBTQ

Click on the Link to view the June 27, 2013 Live Event: http://actionallianceforsuicideprevention.org/nssp