Hartford HealthCare's Institute of Living marks Suicide Prevention & Awareness Month
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September marks National Suicide Prevention & Awareness Month, a time dedicated to shedding light on an often taboo subject. It also serves as a call to action that there is work to be done.
In 2018, 48,344 Americans died by suicide — more than the number of traffic fatalities and almost double the number of homicides for the year. The statistics speak for themselves — suicide is a public health problem, but it is preventable.
To learn more, log onto https://instituteofliving.org/