person clasping their hands around another persons hands, world mental health day 2019

World Mental Health Day 2019

According to the 2017 National Survey of Drug Use and Mental Health, approximately 0.6% of Americans 18 or older have attempted suicide at least once. That’s roughly 1.4 million Americans. World Mental Health Day, held every October 10th, raises awareness for those with mental health issues. The theme for World Mental Health Day 2019 is suicide…

young woman smiles in a field during national suicide prevention month

National Suicide Prevention Month

According to the Center for Disease Control (CDC), PTSD and suicide rates have continued to climb by 30% in the United States since 1999. More than 40,000 people commit suicide annually. This epidemic leaves families to pick up the pieces and somehow work through their loss. For this reason, National Suicide Prevention Month is an essential time…