Suicide Awareness Voices of Education

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Suicide Awareness Voices of Education

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42278

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SAVE Suicide Awareness Voices of Education (logo)
You Can Be the Face of Change CFC (logo)
suicide is the 10th leading cause of death in the United States and the 2nd leading cause of death for 15-24 year-olds.
48,344 people died by suicide in the US in 2018.
More people die by suicide than:
Homicides
Car Accidents
breast cancer
2,880 will attempt suicide today and 130 will lose their battle.
17 will be youth 20 will be veterans
Research has shown that there is an 80-90% effectiveness rate in treating depression using a combination of medication and psychotherapy.
SAVE focuses its efforts and resources on these main program areas...
Public awareness
Through our signature events and programs, SAVE is raising awareness of suicide across the nation in communities just like yours. SAVE generates over 150 million public awareness messages every year.
education
SAVE provide in-depth discussion and educational programming for youth, community organizations and the general public.
SAVE educates over 15,000 people each year.
Training & Consulting
SAVE equips teachers, law enforcement, doctors, and other stakeholders with the tools they need to prevent suicide.
Grief support
Through our resources and support services, SAVE helps families and individuals across the nation cope with suicide loss.
Products & Resources
SAVE teaches more about depression, mental illness, and how individuals can ge3t help through our library of free resources and our online store.
SAVE distributes over 60,000 pieces of literature worldwide each year.
SAVE
Visit SAVE.org to donate, get involved, or learn more about suicide prevention.