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Monday, September 10, 2012

Suicide Prevention


This week (September 9-15, 2012) is the 38th Annual National Suicide Prevention Week. This coincides with Pain Awareness Month. National Suicide Prevention Week Activities can be found: National Suicide Prevention Lifeline and American Association of Suicidology.

September 10th (of each year) is World Suicide Prevention Day.

More information about suicide prevention can be found:
You Matter, Let Us Help You Through
American Association of Suicidology
National Suicide Prevention Lifeline
World Health Organization

If you, or someone you know, is in suicidal crisis or emotional distress, please call the National Suicide Prevention Lifeline at 1-800-273-TALK (8255).

Invisible Illness, Visible Hope

September 10-16, 2012 is Invisible Illness Week. This year's campaign is "Invisible illness? Share your visible hope." There are some great resources on the website - bloggers will be blogging and sharing images about living with invisible illness, and there will be seminars throughout the week.