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Suicide Prevention Information

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 According to Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, suicide is the 10th leading cause of death and is one of just three leading causes that are on the rise. The CDC reported that suicide rates are rising across the U.S. and in 2016, nearly 45,000 Americans, age 10 or older, died by suicide.

Everyone can help prevent suicide: 

If you or someone you know is in crisis, call the National Suicide Prevention Lifeline at 1-800-273-8255, text TALK to 741741 or visit SpeakingOfSuicide.com/resources for additional resources. 

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