Suicide Prevention Month

Suicide remains a critical health issue in The United States.  The number of incidents is on the rise.  Statistics from the CDC say we saw a 30% increase between 1999 and 2016.  What is being done to prevent the number from going higher?  September is Suicide Prevention Month.  We address the issues behind this difficult issue.

Resources:

National Suicide Prevention Lifeline 800-273 (TALK) 8255

TEXT 4 LIFE

T-Kea Blackman

Dr. Kevin Williams, Psychiatrist (not pictured)

Dr. Bridgett Neamo, Psychologist, Howard University Counseling Services

T-Kea Blackman, Mental Health Advocate, Author

 

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