CSN eNewsletter
September 19, 2019
September is National Suicide Prevention Month
According to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), suicide is the second leading cause of death for young people between 10 to 24. In 2017, 6,769 suicides occurred among youth and young adults ages 10 to 24 years. Below are resources for spreading awareness of suicide prevention.

Visit the National Suicide Prevention Lifeline for information on National Suicide Prevention Month and their #BeThe1To message.

The Suicide Prevention Resource Center (SPRC) created a two-page resource Suicide Prevention Month: Ideas for Action to help anyone, anywhere get involved in Suicide Prevention Month in September.

The Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration (SAMHSA)’s Suicide Safe app is based on SAMHSA’s Suicide Assessment Five-Step Evaluation and Triage (SAFE-T) card.

The United States Department of Health and Human Services’ Stop Bullying Now Campaign has information from government agencies on how to prevent and respond to bullying.

The American Foundation for Suicide Prevention’s National Suicide Prevention Week page has a calendar of upcoming events throughout September.
September 15-21, 2019 | Nationwide
This project is supported by the  Health Resources and Services Administration  (HRSA) of the  U.S. Department of Health and Human Services  (HHS) under the Child and Adolescent Injury and Violence Prevention Resource Centers Cooperative Agreement (U49MC28422) for $5,000,000 with 0 percent financed with non-governmental sources. This information or content and conclusions are those of the author and should not be construed as the official position or policy of, nor should any endorsements be inferred by HRSA, HHS or the U.S. Government.