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National Suicide Prevention Week is September 10 to 16

September 10, 2017 - September 16, 2017

Information courtesy of Mental Health America of Northeast Indiana and STOP Suicide Northeast Indiana

Each year, over 44,000 Americans die by suicide. Help raise awareness of this important cause by taking part in National Suicide Prevention Week, September 10 to 16. For ideas on how to participate, visit the American Association of Suicidology website here.

STOP Suicide Northeast Indiana and Mental Health America of Northeast Indiana have developed two toolkits to help people affected by suicide. The Finding Hope toolkit provides information on suicide prevention and coping after a suicide attempt. The Help & Hope toolkit provides supportive information to loved ones following a suicide loss.

For questions or to request a hard copy, contact Mental Health America of Northeast Indiana at Learn more about STOP Suicide Northeast Indiana at

If you are thinking about suicide, you can call 1-800-273-TALK (1-800-273-8255) to reach a skilled, trained counselor at a crisis center in your area any time, 24/7.

Doug Schmidt
Director of Communications
The Fifth Freedom Network


September 10, 2017
September 16, 2017


United States


Mental Health America
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