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Preventing suicides requires awareness

Resources available at Berryhill Center for Mental Health can help

September 13, 2009
Messenger News

Suicide is a serious problem in our country. Most people are uncomfortable discussing it and are particularly uncomfortable talking to somebody about it if they are concerned that individual may be having thoughts of suicide. Nevertheless, it is important to talk about it because it is the eighth leading cause of death among adults and the second leading cause of death among adolescents. Thirty thousand people kill themselves in the United States every year.

 
 

 

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