Everyone Plays a Role in Suicide Prevention: Turning Strategy into Action
Register for the Upcoming National Suicide Prevention Event
* About 100 Americans die by suicide each day, more than double the average number of homicides.
* 8 million adults in the United States had serious thoughts of suicide within the past 12 months.
* Fortunately, suicide is preventable.
* There is strong evidence that a comprehensive public health approach is effective in reducing suicide rates.
More about the National Strategy for Suicide Prevention, available tools, resources, and the ultimate goal of eliminating the tragic experience of suicide
Surgeon General VADM Regina Benjamin, M.D., M.B.A.
Richard McKeon, Director, SAMHSA Suicide Prevention Branch
Jerry Reed, Director, Suicide Prevention Resource Center
Dan Reidenberg, Executive Director, Suicide Awareness Voices of Education
Panel: High-Risk groups–Veterans, American Indians, LGBTQ
Preventing Suicide in:
Middle and High Schools The Workplace
Colleges and Universities Faith-Based Communities
Primary Care Settings Community-Based Organizations
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Questions about the event? Contact EveryonePlaysARole@samhsa.hhs.gov.
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