Suicide Prevention Awareness Month
September is Suicide Prevention Awareness Month, an opportunity to share information and describe the efforts in our community to reduce risk, increase help and save lives.
People may not be aware that middle-aged men experience the highest rates of suicide in Erie County as well as across the country. A new men’s mental health public service announcement (PSA), produced by Crisis Services and the Suicide Prevention Coalition of Erie County, will encourage men to speak up and ask for help.
According to Milovich, who participates in the commercial, you have no idea what’s going on in someone’s background, and people should not be ashamed or embarrassed to reach out and ask for help.
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