“If someone listens, or stretches out a hand, or whispers a
word of encouragement, or attempts to understand a lonely
person, extraordinary things begin to happen”
-Loretta Girzartis

September is National Suicide Awareness Month. Suicide is currently one of the leading causes of preventable deaths in the United States, ranked top ten among leading causes of death for adults in the United States and the 2 nd leading cause of death among young people 10 to 24 years of age.