SOMETHING TO BE KNOWN...

Sat, Aug 21, 2010 at 7:09 PM By: XxHeartVSMindxX

Did You Know???

*100 youths commit suicide each week.

*We lose approximately 5,000 young people each year.

*Suicide is the 3rd leading cause of death for ages 10-24.

*Nationally…1 out of 7 students seriously consider suicide, 1 out of 9 have a plan, 1 out of 14 have attempted.

*In West Virginia…1 out of 6 students seriously consider suicide, 1 out of 8 have a plan, 1 out of 11 have attempted.

*What does that mean in real lives for West Virginia…..?
20,413 have seriously considered suicide
15,565 have a plan
11,610 have attempted…..or 32 each day!!!!

National Suicide Hotline: 1-800-273-TALK /Community Assistance Resource Line: 1-877-778-2275

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From: if, The Jason Foundation

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