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Posts Tagged ‘Suicide Prevention Awareness Month’

By On September 26th, 2016

Suicide Prevention Awareness Month: Eating Disorders Can Be Deadly

Eating disorders are the most deadly class of mental illness a person can live with. Not only can the effects of an eating disorder like anorexia or binge eating disorder take a life-threatening toll on a person’s body, but those who live with these disorders also face a high risk for suicide. September is Suicide…

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By On September 20th, 2016

Almost 10 Million Adults Considered Suicide In The Past Year

September is Suicide Prevention Awareness Month, and a recent report from federal health officials emphasizes how important suicide prevention really is. According to a report from the Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration (SAMHSA), suicide rates are at historically high levels, jumping 27 percent since 2000. The report also shows that nearly 10 million…

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