We Can

September 10, 2014 12:19 PM

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We Can

In observing Suicide Prevention Month, perhaps the first place to start is our understanding that suicide is -- in fact -- preventable. Yes, it is true that there are more people dying each year in the U.S. by suicide than there are people dying in car accidents.

In the shadow of these tragic deaths (now exceeding over 39,000 yearly), federal surveys reported that over 11.5 million people seriously considered suicide, 4.8 million planned to kill themselves, and over 2.5 million people attempted to kill themselves. That is a lot of people suffering pain so in...

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