5 Signs A Loved One May Be Considering Suicide

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Did you know that in the United States, one person dies from suicide approximately every 13 minutes, resulting in 40,000 deaths each year? Sept. 7 through 12 is National Suicide Prevention Week and the clinical experts at NurseWise have put together information to bring awareness to the week and support suicide prevention.

Often, those who commit suicide feel hopeless, as if they do not have a reason to live, that they are a burden on their families or society, and that the world may be better off without them. By learning more about the red flags, you can be an active part of interventions that save lives.