LISTENING PREVENTS SUICIDE & SAVES LIVES

Incredibly insightful. Thanks for posting this. Reblogging and Following.

Centurion Strong Mental Health Alliance

September is National Suicide Prevention Month but staying aware of the need to prevent suicide is a 365-days-a-year job.
Every 40 seconds, someone somewhere in the world dies by suicide. Death by suicide occurring every 40 seconds amounts to almost one million deaths a year across the world. That figure is expected to rise to 1.5 million by 2020 (World Health Organization (WHO) statistics).

Suicide is preventable. There are always signs, desperate cries for help, and we need to be able to recognize them when they appear.

Life is not an easy road at the best of times for any of us. And, it is particularly difficult after sustaining a serious personal injury. Not just for the injured, but also for their families and friends. This is especially true when having to deal with the betrayal of the support systems and assistance from our insurers that we believed we had…

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